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112th Annual Convention & Meeting

Save the date for the 112th Annual Meeting & Convention. The convention will be June 7-9, 2015 at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Marana, AZ.

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FOMC Update | April 2015

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 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.

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 or call 602.258.1200 for details.

AzBA Hosts Roundtable

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

"Big" Contributions to The Make A Wish Foundation

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

Paul Hickman President & CEO

We are proud to be the unified voice of the banking industry in Arizona. Our member banks are an essential part of the state’s economy and have a vital role in our economic growth. In addition to the capital they provide to families and businesses, they are deeply immersed in a culture of caring. Arizona’s banks and the 60,000 plus people who operate them are continually donating time, talent and dollars to strengthen the communities in which they do business.

My Tweets @azbankers

May 12

Esteemed economists Doug Holtz-Eakin and Jim Glassman at AzBA convention 6/9/15, Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. Register:

May 08

AzBA CEO Paul Hickman on idea of a state chartered bank "My group sees no need for a state-backed FDIC alternative".

May 01

With Alliance Bank of Arizona as they begin training for Jr Achievement program! 62 participants mentoring students on business and finances

Apr 30

AzBA partners with Comerica Bank to award Horizon Elementary for completing EverFi's financial literacy program!

Apr 27

Arizona Bankers and Veridus Gov't Relations welcomed U.S. Representative Kyrsten Sinema to a lunch briefing today.

Apr 22

New bank formation means Phoenix economy gathering traction at last via @phxbizjournal

Apr 21

Mel Watt’s Taxpayer Guarantee

The 112th Annual AzBA Convention & Meeting is scheduled for June 6-9, at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Marana. We encourage you to attend, and bring your family for an in-state summer getaway.

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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Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix Business Journal

Greater Phoenix Economic Council

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