Live Stream: Financial Institutions Conference
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TSCPA's Financial Institutions Conference is designed to give you the updates you need to successfully navigate disruptions and regulatory changes. At this year's conference, you'll learn from top industry experts in sessions on hot topics like commercial insurance and cyber security coverage, managing liquidity and ESG. You'll also hear the latest tax, economic and accounting and auditing updates, plus an update from Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales.
An in person version of this event is available here.
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Greg Gonzales is the 18th commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions, who began serving in this role in 2005, and was reappointed by Governor Bill Haslam. He has served in the department since 1986. In this position, Gonzales serves as Tennessee's chief regulatory officer of all state-chartered depository and licensed non-depository financial institutions. Additionally, he has served as assistant commissioner and general counsel for the department.
Gonzales is a past Chairman of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), which is the professional organization of state banking commissioners in the United States. Commissioner Gonzales, for a number of years, served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Money Transmitter Regulators Association (MTRA), an organization of a majority of the states that Greg Gonzales is the 18th commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions, who began serving in this role in 2005, and was reappointed by Governor Bill Haslam. He has served in the department since 1986. In this position, Gonzales serves as Tennessee's chief regulatory officer of all state-chartered depository and licensed non-depository financial institutions. Additionally, he has served as assistant commissioner and general counsel for the department.
Gonzales is a past Chairman of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), which is the professional organization of state banking commissioners in the United States. Commissioner Gonzales, for a number of years, served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Money Transmitter Regulators Association (MTRA), an organization of a majority of the states that regulate funds transfer companies. He serves as Chairman of the State Liaison Committee that incorporates the state supervisory perspective into the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council. The FFIEC affects regulatory guidance on all depository financial institutions in the United States. He served on the U.S. Treasury's Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group. Commissioner Gonzales currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission. Gonzales also currently serves on a national task force studying how new technologies are affecting the U.S. payment systems.
Commissioner Gonzales was born in Cookeville, Tennessee and graduated Cum Laude in Cursu Honorum with a bachelor's degree from Tennessee Technological University in 1980. Gonzales served as a research assistant in 1980 to Sir Patrick Cormack, a Conservative Party member of the British Parliament. He earned a law degree from the University of Tennessee in 1984.
Commissioner Gonzales is an avid baseball fan and has rooted for the Chicago Cubs since the 1960s, which has taught him great life lessons in perseverance and that loyalty is eventually rewarded.Back to Speakers
Jon has 24 years of insurance experience both as a Broker and Consultant. He has been with Financial PSI ( Wholly owned subsidiary of the TN. Bankers Association) for 15 years serving the needs of not only Tennessee Banks, but surrounding states. Jon and his team currently work with over 100 banks helping them with all their insurance needs.
Jon graduated with a degree in broadcast communications from the University of Arkansas in 1989 and lives in Milan TN with his wife Jennifer, Son – Jake and Daughter – Julianna.Back to Speakers
Omar Hinojosa, CFA
As Managing Partner at HUB | Taylor Advisors, Omar works with institutions across the country to provide profit driven balance sheet management solutions. He began his banking career as investment and asset liability manager for several billion plus institutions in Texas and served as an Advisory Board Director for the Lone Star New Markets Fund, L.P. Omar has been a frequent speaker at various financial institution programs including the Federal Home Loan Bank System and Bank Director Magazine.Back to Speakers
Cory R. Kronheim, CPA
Cory Kronheim is an Audit Senior Manager based out of Crowe's Franklin, TN office. He has over eleven years of experience with Crowe providing a variety of client services in financial services industry. His experience includes banking clients ranging from $100 million to over $20 billion in assets, and financing companies averaging $150 million in assets. He also has deep specialization in auditing financial institution mergers and acquisitions and SOX 404 internal control audits.Back to Speakers
Ashley E. Brandon, CPA
Ashley Brandon is an Audit Senior Manager based out of Crowe's Franklin, TN office. She has nine years of experience with Crowe providing a variety of client services in financial services industry. Ashley's experience includes clients ranging from $100 million to $15 billion in assets. Ashley has a deep specialization in auditing financial institutions, SOX 404 audits.Back to Speakers
Lisa M. Brooks, CPA
Ms. Brooks has over 18 years of experience with Crowe (and more than eight years of prior experience with both local and national firms), providing tax services to clients in the banking industry.
At Crowe, Ms. Brooks oversees the day-to-day delivery of tax provision, consulting and compliance services. She consults on tax accounting issues, including mergers and acquisitions, establishing and reversing valuation allowances, tax credits, stock based compensation, etc. and also consults on tax technical issues, including accounting method changes, taxation of equity compensation, taxation of executive compensation, taxation of derivatives and hedges, etc.Back to Speakers
Michael L. Gullette, CPA
Mike is Senior Vice President, Tax and Accounting at the American Bankers Association. Joining the ABA in 2009, Mike has led the Association's efforts across a range of tax and financial reporting issues with accounting standard-setters and governmental agencies and representatives worldwide. These issues include mark-to-market accounting, liquidity and interest rate risk, digital assets, and the CECL credit loss accounting standard. Mike is also a regular speaker at accounting and investor forums and has contributed to the book The New Impairment Model under IFRS 9 and CECL. He is also author of the many CECL implementation discussion papers that are available at ABA.com/CECL.
Mike also leads ABA's efforts to assess disclosure and measurement challenges to banks related to ESG topics and climate risk. As a part of this, he participates in the Value Reporting Foundation's Standards Advisory Group.
Mike has over thirty-five years of experience in various financial service industries, starting his career at EY. He has been controller of a life insurance company, CFO of an international charity and was also at the mortgage giant Freddie Mac.Back to Speakers
Michael R. Davis, CPA, CFSA
Michael Davis is a member (owner) in the KraftCPAs assurance services department. As such, he is responsible for building and maintaining client relationships, overseeing the work of engagement teams, reviewing ongoing work, approving final reports, and presenting our work to management and board members.
As member-in-charge of the KraftCPAs financial institutions industry team, Michael performs external audits and reviews, internal audits, compliance engagements, loan reviews, Sarbanes-Oxley implementation, enterprise risk management (ERM assessments), trust department audits, and other consulting engagements for the firm's clients in the financial institutions industry.
Michael has been with KraftCPAs since beginning his career as an intern with the firm in 1997.Back to Speakers
Brooke Regen, CPA, CERP
Brooke is a Senior Vice President & Chief Risk Officer at First Citizens National BankBack to Speakers
Clayton S. Greer, CPA
Scott is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operations Officer (COO) for Citizens Bank headquartered in Elizabethton, TN. Citizens Bank has over $700 million in assets and 12 offices serving the Tri-Cities area of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
Scott is a 2002 alumnus of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado and 1992 graduate of the Tennessee School of Banking at Vanderbilt. In 1985, he graduated magna cum laude from East Tennessee State University obtaining his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree.
Scott is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). He serves on the TSCPA Financial Institutions Committee and has served on committees of the Tennessee Bankers Association (TBA).
Scott serves on the boards of directors for Providence Academy and Northeast State Community College Foundation. He is member of the Johnson City Kiwanis Club where he is a past-president and was Kiwanian of the Year in 2007 and recipient of a George Hixson Fellow in 2004. He and his family are members of Grace Fellowship Church, Johnson City.Back to Speakers
Keith Prather is a Managing Director and Co-founder of Armada Corporate Intelligence. During his 22 years with Armada, he has provided corporations with market intelligence and analysis covering domestic and global economics, geopolitics, raw material and supply chain developments, environmental impacts and other factors that affect the corporate operating environment.
Keith is a former CFO and is the chief editor for the Flagship, an "Officer of the Watch Report" read by more than 18,000 corporate executives.Back to Speakers