Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors
Community Banking in the 21st Century
October 2, 2013, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Dorothy A. Savarese, chairman, president and CEO of Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank, Orleans, Mass.
Dorothy Savarese — chairman, president and CEO of The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank in Orleans, Mass. — gives the keynote address at the inaugural community banking research conference, “Community Banking in the 21st Century,” hosted by the St. Louis Fed and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors. Savarese addresses concerns about the impact of new regulation on community banks, calling for support from the industry and for a tiered regulatory approach to regulating community banks. She also addresses the strengths of community banks, such as their knowledge of the communities they serve and their ability to customize products to fit customer needs.
Welcome & Overview (Oct. 2) Moderator: Julie Stackhouse (5:29)
Research Session 1: The Role of Community Banks Research Session 1 Moderator: Scott E. Hein (5:35) Do Community Banks Play a Role in New Firm Survival? (Smith Williams) (18:27) Equipment Lease Financing: The Role of Community Banks (Mohammed Khayum) (13:24) Equipment Lease Financing: The Role of Community Banks (Charles Kelly) (14:03) Small Business Lending and Social Capital: Are Rural Relationships Different? (Kenneth Spong) (25:08) Bank Failure, Relationship Lending and Local Economic Performance (John Kandrac) (22:32) Q&A (16:07)
Evening Keynote Address Dorothy Savarese(38:04)
Community Banking Performance (Oct. 3) Moderator: Richard Brown (5:07) Financial Derivatives at Community Banks (Shelly Shen) (11:12) Lessons from Community Banks that Recovered from Financial Distress (Andrew P. Meyer) (22:40) The Effect of Distance on Community Bank Performance Following Acquisitions and Reorganizations (Timothy J. Yeager) (20:43) Performance of Community Banks in Good Times and Bad Times: Does Management Matter? (Dean F. Amel) (17:02) Research Session 2 Question and Answer Period (21:41)
Supervision and Regulation of Community Banks Moderator: Lamont Black (4:09) Estimating Changes in Supervisory Standards and Their Economic Effects (William F. Bassett) (17:23) The Impact of Dodd-Frank on Community Banks (Tanya D. Marsh) (15:39) Capital Regulation at Community Banks: Lessons from 400 Failures (Robert R. Moore) (14:39) A Failure to Communicate: The Pathology of Too Big to Fail (Harvey Rosenblum) (18:15) Research Session 3 Moderator Wrap-up (14:43) Audience Question and Answer Session (14:46)
Afternoon Keynote Presentation Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell (28:27)
Panel Discussion and Presentation of Results from Town Hall Sessions Presenter: Mike Stevens (13:20)
Panel Discussion: Community Banking in the 21st Century: Opportunities, Challenges and Perspectives Moderator: Charles A. Vice (13:32) Curt Hecker (7:38) Bobby P. Martin (12:24) Thomas E. Spitz (8:30) Claire W. Tucker (9:14) Community Banking Panel Question and Answer Period (1:04:29) Julie Stackhouse, Closing Remarks (11:13)
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