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Approximately 100 banking administrators from across the state have the opportunity to attend the eighth annual Bank Directors College at Auburn University, February 22-23, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.

The event, which is hosted by the Harbert College of Business, provides training for prospective bank directors, new bank directors and veterans of the industry.

The eight-hour conference also will provide legislative and regulatory updates. The program will include faculty and speakers with a mix of academics, professionals, regulators and experienced corporate directors. Other topics of discussion include: important banking trends, national and regional economic updates and the basics of community bank directorships.

Event speakers include David Altig, executive vice president and director of research for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Kevin Hagler, '88 Harbert College finance alum and commissioner of the Georgia Department of Banking; and Mike Hill, '72 Harbert College alum and superintendent of Banking for the State of Alabama.

The keynote speaker for the event will be Anita Gentle Newcomb, former member of the Board of Directors for the Federal Reserve Bank of the Richmond, Virginia/Baltimore, Maryland. Newcomb is a 1976 Auburn University School of Accountancy graduate and was the School of Accountancy’s Alumnus of the Year for 2013.

Learn more on the College of Business website.