Event & Class Speakers

If you would like information on any unlisted speakers, please contact a Professional Development Associate.

CBA of GA - Education & Events Speaker Application

CBA of Georgia strives to provide high-quality content delivered by experienced speakers, trainers and content experts that fit our community banker's needs.  If you would like an opportunity to share knowledge with our members, please complete this form to submit a proposal for a speaking engagement.  These opportunities are for educational content purposes only.  If you would like an opportunity to showcase your company's products & services, we can discuss that separately to determine a sponsorship.  Please contact Lindsay Greene directly. 

Our Director of Professional Development, Kristi Greer, will review your proposal and respond if we choose to proceed.

Speakers & Instructors

  • Aaron Davis
    Aaron Davis
    Attitude Expert-Author-High Energy Keynote Speaker
    CONNECT 2023
  • Andrew Couse
    Andrew Couse
    First Bank of Clewiston Executive Vice President
    CONNECT 2023
  • April Farlow - Speaker and Coach
    April Farlow - Speaker and Coach
    Leadership Academy
  • Arne Monson
    Arne Monson
    President Holtmeyer & Monson
    SBA Lending & Investing
  • Beth Sumner
    Beth Sumner
    VP Customer Success at Finosec, Information Security Finosec
    HR Conference
  • Craig Hirsch
    Bank Examiner (BSA/AML Specialist)
    Advanced BSA
  • Charles Potts
    Charles Potts
    SVP & Chief Innovation Officer Independent Community Bankers of America
    Independant Community Banks of America
  • Chris Bates
    Chris Bates
    CEO AgoraEversole
    CONNECT 2023
  • Chris DiLorenzo
    Chris DiLorenzo
    President The James Paul Group
  • Christian Ruppe
    Christian Ruppe
    SVP, Chief Innovation Officer Colony Bank
    Tech Tak South
  • Christie Drexler
    Christie Drexler
    Partner Drexler Consulting, LLC
    Leadership, Retail & Operations, Essentials
  • Corrie Hall
    Corrie Hall
    Partner James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP
    Executive Channel
  • Dan Speight
    Dan Speight
    Pinehurst Capital Group Managing Partner
    Executive Channel
  • Darla Harms
    Darla Harms
    Darla Harms Leadership
  • David Noël
    David Noël
    EVP Support Services Genesys Technology Group
    CONNECT 2023
  • David Peterson
    David Peterson
    Chief Innovation Officer - First National Bankers Bank of Baton Rouge, LA
    Lead Retreat
  • David Ruffin
    David Ruffin
    Principal QwickRate
    CONNECT 2023
  • David Salters
    David Salters
    CSP, TSC Practice Leader Warren Averett, LLC
    HR Conference
  • David Saylor
    David Saylor
    Genesys Technology Group
    Executive Channel
  • Dawn Gehring
    Dawn Gehring
    Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
    HR Conference
  • Debbie Peterson
    Debbie Peterson
    CSP Motivational Keynote Speaker & Leadership Mindset Expert
    CSP, Motivational Keynote Speaker & Self-Leadershi
  • Denise Saylor
    Denise Saylor
    EVP Card Services Genesys Technology Group
    Executive Channel
  • Derek Williams
    Derek Williams
    ICBA Chairman President & CEO Century Bank & Trust
    CONNECT 2023
  • Dianne Barton
    Dianne Barton
    President Performance Solutions Inc.
    BSA/AML, Education Trainers Workshop,
  • Doroteya Wozniak
    Doroteya Wozniak
    Partner James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP
    Regulatory Forum
  • Doug Mims
    Doug Mims
    Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
    Advanced BSA
  • Drew Young
    Drew Young
    CRCM, CBAP BSA & Regulatory Compliance Senior Manager Elliott Davis
    Advanced BSA
  • Eric Sprink
    Eric Sprink
    President & CEO
  • Grant Greenwood
    Grant Greenwood
    HR Conference
  • Holly Hooks
    Holly Hooks
    Senior Compliance Specialist Safe Systems
    Cyber Risk
  • James Boyd
    James Boyd
    Vice President, Information Security SHAZAM
    Cyber Risk
  • Jeb Blazevich
    Jeb Blazevich
    UGA Football Alumni, Employee Benefits Broker | Counter Trafficking Advocate
    CONNECT 2023
  • Jeffery Johnson
    Jeffery Johnson
    President & Senior Consultant Bankers Insight Group, LLC
    Loan Portfolio Management, Loan Documentation
  • Jim Reber
    Jim Reber
    CEO ICBA Securities
    SBA Lending & Investing
  • Jim Rumph
    Jim Rumph
    Senior Manager Wipfli - Atlanta
    Cyber Risk
  • Josh Collins
    Josh Collins
    Instructor Drexler Consulting, LLC
    2024 Essentials of Banking Series - Part 1
  • J.R. Llewellyn
    J.R. Llewellyn
    Regional Managing Director Newcleus
    Executive Channel
  • Julia Johnson
    Julia Johnson
    Director, Organizational Performance Wipfli - Atlanta
    HR Conference
  • Kelly Massey
    Kelly Massey
    Ph.D., EP-C, AHFS, AASDN-NS, - Georgia College Associate Professor - Exercise Science
  • Kevin Gulledge
    Kevin Gulledge
    Advanced BSA
  • Kevin Vaughn
    Kevin Vaughn
    Department of Banking and Finance Georgia Department of Banking & Finance
    Connect 2023
  • Kris St. Martin
    Kris St. Martin
    Vice President - Bank Program Director CBIZ
    Cyber Risk
  • Kristin Harville
    Kristin Harville
    Performance Solutions Inc.
    CRA Workshop
  • Leah Hamilton
    Leah Hamilton
    Director of Education Services & Compliance Advisor Sentry Advisors, LLC
    Quarter 4 Compliance Topic; In-Person and Virtual
  • Lindsey Piegza
    Lindsey Piegza
    Ph.D., Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated Managing Director, Chief Economist
    CONNECT 2023
  • Lisa Berry
    Lisa Berry
    CRCM, CCBCO Conformance, LLC
    Regulatory Forum, Executive Channel
  • Lori Godfrey
    Lori Godfrey
    Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff Community Bankers Association of Georgia
  • Marisa Reynolds
    Marisa Reynolds
    VP Core Services Genesys Technology Group
    Cyber Risk
  • Mark Fellows
    Georgia Bureau of Human Services
    Advanced BSA
  • Mika Moser
    Mika Moser
    At C Level Founder and CEO C Level Consulting Group
    HR Conference
  • Mike Burke
    Mike Burke
    Senior Robbery and Crisis Management Consultant SHAZAM
    The Perfect Storm
  • Neil Stanley
    Neil Stanley
    CorePoint Founder & CEO
    CONNECT 2023
  • Neil Stevens
    Neil Stevens
    CEO Oconee State Bank
    CONNECT 2023
  • Pat Dix
    Pat Dix
    Vice President of Strategic Alliances SHAZAM
    CONNECT 2023
  • Randy Gravitt
    Randy Gravitt
    Author, Speaker, Podcaster, & Executive Coach
    CONNECT 2023
  • Randy Walton
    Randy Walton
    2024 HR/TD RAP Session
  • Rennie Curran
    Rennie Curran
    UGA Football Alumni Keynote Speaker, Author, Leadership & Business Coach, UGA 40 Under 40, Former NFL/CFL Linebacker
    CONNECT 2023
  • Richard Hamm
    Richard Hamm
    Advantage Consulting & Training
    Loan Operations Manager R.A.P. 2
  • Richard Snitzer
    Richard Snitzer
    Examination Specialist (IT)
    Roundtable, Regulator
  • Robin Guthridge
    Robin Guthridge
    Senior Manager, Compliance Wipfli
    Avanced BSA
  • Rodney Rushing
    Rodney Rushing
    ServisFirst Bank
    Executive Channel
  • Ryan McDonald
    Ryan McDonald
    VP, Core Services Genesys Technology Group
    2024 HR/TD RAP Session
  • Sharon Cook
    Sharon Cook
    Lead Retreat
  • Skip Willcox
    Skip Willcox
    AMP Account Executive Five By Five Funding
    Mortgage Lending School
  • Steffani Jenkins
    Steffani Jenkins
    ICBA CRA Solutions
    Community Reinvestment Act Strategies
  • Stephanie Foster
    Stephanie Foster
    Managing Director, ThinkTECH Accelerator Independent Community Bankers of America
    Lead Retreat
  • Thomas Settles
    Thomas Settles
    UGA FCA Chaplain
    CONNECT 2023
  • Zach Duke
    Zach Duke
    CEO Finosec
    Cyber Risk