Thursday, May 16, 2019
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM | Registration & Breakfast
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM | Program & Lunch

Register Today

Gibson's Bar & Steakhouse
2105 Spring Rd
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Join Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group partners Rob Fleetwood, John Freechack, John Geiringer, Emily Henkel, Lynne Mapes-Riordan, Scott Porterfield, and Dennis Wendte during the 2019 Spring Financial Institution Strategic Forum, a complimentary seminar presented by Barack Ferrazzano and RSM US LLP, addressing the critical issues all bankers need to understand in today's complex and fast-paced marketplace.


8:00 - 8:35 AM

Registration & Breakfast

8:35 - 8:45 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • John Behringer, Partner, RSM US LLP
  • John E. Freechack, Partner, Barack Ferrazzano

8:45 - 9:15 AM

Tax Update for Financial Institutions

  • Frank O’Connor, Senior Director, RSM US LLP
  • Doug Jenen, Senior Director, RSM US LLP

9:15 - 9:50 AM

Mitigating the Risk of Bank Litigation

  • Scott Porterfield, Partner, Barack Ferrazzano

Mitigating Emerging Human Resources Risks

  • Lynne Mapes-Riordan, Partner, Barack Ferrazzano

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Behringer/Geiringer Regulatory Report

  • John Behringer, Partner, RSM US LLP
  • John Geiringer, Partner, Barack Ferrazzano

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Mergers & Acquisitions Update

  • Robert Fleetwood, Partner, Barack Ferrazzano
  • John K. Freechack Jr., Managing Director, Piper Jaffray

11:00 - 12:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Growth & Innovation

  • Angela Putman, First Midwest Bank
  • Robin Elliott, President & CEO, Busey Bank
  • Kristin L. Pruitt, EVP & General Counsel, Lakeland Financial Corporation
  • Robert Fleetwood, Partner, Barack Ferrazzano (Moderator)

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Keynote Speaker: Economic Update for Financial Institutions

  • Joe Brusuelas, Chief Economist, RSM US LLP

2:30 PM

Closing Remarks

  • Suzanne Marra, Partner, RSM US LLP

Seating is limited, so please register by May 7.

Click here for more information about the forum and how to register.

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