Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors

Community Banking in the 21st Century

October 2-3, 2013, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Conference Agenda (PDF)

Community Banking Performance

Moderator: Richard A. Brown, chief economist and associate director for regional operations, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Washington, D.C. | Video

Supervision and Regulation of Community Banks

Moderator: Lamont Black, assistant professor of finance, Driehaus College of Business, DePaul University, Chicago, Ill. | Video

  • Estimating Changes in Supervisory Standards and Their Economic Effects
    William F. Bassett, Seung Jung Lee, Thomas W. Spiller
    Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Division of Monetary Affairs
    Paper (PDF) | Presentation Slides (PDF) | Video
  • The Impact of Dodd-Frank on Community Banks
    Tanya D. Marsh, Wake Forest University School of Law
    Joseph W. Norman, attorney, K&L Gates LLP, Charlotte, NC.
    Paper (PDF) | Video
  • Capital Regulation at Community Banks: Lessons from 400 Failures
    Robert R. Moore, Michael A. Seamans
    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    Paper (PDF) | Presentation Slides (PDF) | Video
  • A Failure to Communicate: The Pathology of Too Big to Fail
    Harvey Rosenblum, Elizabeth Organ
    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    Paper (PDF) | Presentation Slides (PDF) | Video

Afternoon Keynote Presentation
Audience Question and Answer Session

  • Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell | Video

Panel Discussion and Presentation of Results from Town Hall Sessions
Presenter: Mike Stevens, senior executive vice president, Conference of State Bank Supervisors Video

The presentation will include a panel discussion about the findings from town hall meetings hosted by state bank supervisors this spring and summer with community bankers across the country.

Panel Discussion: Community Banking in the 21st Century: Opportunities, Challenges and Perspectives (PDF)
Moderator: Charles A. Vice, CSBS chairman and Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions commissioner | Video


  • Curt Hecker, president and CEO, Panhandle State Bank, Sandpoint, Idaho | Video
  • Bobby P. Martin, chairman of the board, The Peoples Bank, Ripley, Miss. | Video
  • Thomas E. Spitz, chief executive officer, Settlers Bank, Windsor, Wis. | Video
  • Claire W. Tucker, president and CEO, CapStar Bank, Nashville, Tenn. | Video

Questions? Please contact communitybankingconference@stls.frb.org.