FLD Leadership Conference

Oct 15, 2018 to Oct 16, 2018
The Alexander
333 S. Delaware St.
Program Overview: 

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Are you ready to let your leadership potential soar to new heights? With the right mix of knowledge, ingenuity and motivation, you can become an influential leader in your bank and community. Join the IBA Future Leadership Division for the 2018 Leadership Conference to gain the momentum you need to take your career to the next level.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who would like a chance to further leadership skills, listen to motivating speakers and network with colleagues from throughout the state should attend this event.


Leading on the Edge: Banking in a New Era of Engagement
Jackson Hataway, Ph.D., Strategic Arts & Sciences

Professional Style and Delivery That Project Credibility
Starla West, Starla West International

Managing Your Emotional Bank Account
Tisha Gierhart, Shafer Leadership Academy

Current State of Indiana Banking
Thomas C. Fite, Indiana Department of Financial Institutions

Constant Contact: Smartphones, Stress and You
Leslie Fiorenzo, Employee Assistance Center

Reach Beyond the Boundaries
Brian Townley


Monday, October 15th

9:30 – 10:30am             Registration
10:30 – Noon                 Welcome & Opening Keynote
Noon – 1:00pm              Networking Lunch
1:00 - 5:00pm               General Sessions & Roundtables
5:45 – 6:30 pm             Cocktail Reception
6:30 – 8:30 pm             Dinner & Trivia Competition

Tuesday, October 16th

7:30 – 8:30 am             Buffet Breakfast
8:30 – Noon                  General Sessions
Noon                             Adjourn


Gather in a group of your choice to discuss topics of interest to you as they relate to your position. Areas include:

  • Commercial Lending
  • Consumer/Mortgage Lending
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • IT/Cybersecurity
  • Management/Supervisory Issues and Challenges
  • Marketing
  • Retail Delivery/Operations

FLD Trivia Night

Test your knowledge at the 2nd annual Future Leadership Division trivia night. Join with fellow attendees for an evening of networking, food and fun. This will be a friendly competition, with topics ranging from history, to pop culture, to geography and more. Teams will be determined at the event, and prizes will be awarded at the end of the evening!


The FLD Leadership Conference will be held at The Alexander hotel in downtown Indianapolis. The Alexander is located at 333 S. Delaware St., Indianapolis, IN 46204. The room rates are $169, plus tax, based on single/double occupancy.

Hotel reservations can be made by contacting The Alexander at 855/200-3002 or online at https://bit.ly/2mHZOHA. The Indiana Bankers Association rate of $169 will be available until September 17, 2018.


IBA Member Registration Fees
$295 First Person
$255 Each Additional Member from the same Institution
(Nonmembers add 100% surcharge) 

Fees include all meals, reception, refreshments breaks and conference materials. Participation in IBA programming is limited to members, associate members, and nonmembers from eligible membership categories at applicable member or non-member rates.

Additional Information: 

Disability or Dietary Restrictions
Do you have any disabilities or dietary restrictions that we need to know? If so, please contact Susan Clark at 317/333-7161.

Business casual is recommended for all sessions. Because meeting room temperatures and personal comfort vary widely, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket.

This program qualifies for 8 hours of CPE credit. 

Association Contact: 

Registration – Susan Clark • sclark@indianabankers.org • 317/333-7161

Future Leadership Division – Josh Myers • jmyers@indianabankers.org • 317/333-7165

Cancellation Policy: 

Cancellations in writing received by close of business on Thursday, Oct 11, will receive a full refund. Cancellations after that date and "no shows" will result in the registration fee being charged. Substitutions are always welcome.

Sponsored By: 
GSB SmithAmundsen
FF&S IBA Group Ins