111th Annual Convention & Meeting

111th Annual Convention & Meeting

Check out the presentation from Michael Brown, Wells Fargo economist, with invaluable information from the convention.


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The Arizona Bankers Association has been the voice of Arizona’s banking industry for over 100 years. The Association counts over 70 banks and credit card operations among its members. Our members operate in every corner of the state, from the Grand Canyon to Tuba City, Douglas to Yuma, and everywhere in between. Our mission is to engage our members in industry issues and create a unified voice.

FOMC Update

FOMC Update

September 17, 2014


Presented by President & CEO of Pacific Coast Bankers' Bancshares, Steven Brown.


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The Arizona Bankers Association provides various functions for the members of the AzBA. In addition to the work done lobbying for the benefit of the banking industry and for a strong overall economy, the department also hosts leadership lunches and dinners, publishes legislative bulletins and position papers, and more.

Creating a unified voice of the Arizona banking industry gives AzBA a powerful voice in both at the Arizona State Capitol, and Washington D.C. We work with your federal, state and local elected officials, and with the regulatory agencies to promote favorable business environments for banking, which in turn, promotes positive economic growth in our state.

AzBA Goes to Washington, D.C.

AzBA Goes to Washington, D.C.

September 30 - October 2, 2014


Join Arizona Bankers on their annual fall mission to Washington, D.C. to lobby our congressional delegation and senior agency officials. Contact the AzBA at info@azbankers.org or call 602.258.1200 for details.

AzBA Hosts Roundtable

AzBA Hosts Roundtable


The Arizona Bankers Association held an informative roundtable session for Arizona Treasurer Candidate, Jeff DeWit.

CEO & Directors' College

CEO & Directors' College

October 30, 2014


Join us at the University Club of Phoenix to hear the latest on topics such as Bank Owned Life Insurance, Executive & Director's Compensation, Board of Directors, Recruitment Strategies and more!


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"Big" Contributions to The Make A Wish Foundation

"Big" Contributions to The Make A Wish Foundation

Arizona Bankers Association partners with AZ Big Media to contribute to The Make A Wish Foundation.

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Goodman Law PLLC

Goodman Law PLLC

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Arizona Banker Magazine

Arizona Banker Magazine

Published four times a year, The Arizona Banker is distributed to all AzBA members and prospective members, including banking and financial service professionals throughout the state.  Distribution totals more than 1,000 direct-mailed issues every four months and has an estimated annual pass-around readership of 45,000 banking professionals.

LAI & AzBA Luncheon with San Francisco Federal Reserve President

LAI & AzBA Luncheon with San Francisco Federal Reserve President

John Williams


On January 7th, 2014 we had the pleasure of meeting with San Fransisco Federal Reserve President, John Williams.

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Peter Wirth, M&A expert of KBW (NY), speaking at our annual CEO & Directors College. http://t.co/ALDhlWZ4vC

Supporting United Way Valley of the Sun, Phoenix awarded 1st city to end chronic homelessness for veterans. http://t.co/KdBXXHInQX

Fed Ends Bond Buys, Sticks to 0% Rate for ‘Considerable Time’ http://t.co/PdsOGDkMRY via @WSJ

Fed Reserve released 3 economic and financial mkt scenarios that it will use in stress tests for nation's 31 largest financial institutions

NY Fed Pres William Dudley criticized compliance lapses at some large banks and called for restructuring compensation and MGMT incentives.

Fannie, Freddie near deal to boost mortgage lending http://t.co/MKe2AB1Ece via @WSJ

Apple Pay will launch Oct 20 and had signed up 500 new banks and the 6 largest card- issuing U.S. Banks.

Unemployment Benefit Applications fall to 14 year low, latest sign of strengthening labor market.

ABA asked Fed Communication Commn to remove barriers to time sensitive mobile calls/txts banks use to reach clients re: compromised accounts

The Nat'l Cyber and Forensic Training Alliance issued alert: Visa Waiver Program agreement has led to money laundering in Latvia and Estonia

The 111th Annual AzBA Convention & Meeting is scheduled for June 8 – 10, at the Enchantment Resort in Sedona. We encourage you to attend, and bring your family for an in-state summer getaway.

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