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Maine Bankers visited Sen. Angus King on a recent trip to Washington, DC. L to R: Dan Walsh, Norway Savings; Chris Pinkham, MBA; Brad Paige, Kennebunk Savings; Peter Judkins, Franklin Savings; Greg Dufour, Camden National Bank; Sen. King; Pat Weigel, Norway Savings; Jay St. John, Biddeford Savings.

MBA's 122nd Annual Meeting


CEO Overnight 017Brad Paige, left, of Kennebunk Savings was elected chair of Maine Bankers Association June 18. He presented a plaque to outgoing MBA chair Greg Dufour of Camden National Bank at the 122nd Annual Meeting at the Nonantum in Kennebunkport


Trust & Wealth Management Conference 2015


Orlando webThe 2015 Trust & Wealth Management Conference was held May 6 at the Harraseeket Inn. Phil Orlando of Federated Investors, shown above, was one of the guest speakers. His topic was "The Tug of War Among Politics, Economics and Markets: Where is This Bull Heading?"

Below are presentations of guest speakers:

Abbondanza - Standalone Retirement Trust 
Dufour - Tax Considerations in Divorce 
Orlando - Market Outlook 
Patsky - Fossil Fuel Free Investments 
Sacks - Reversing the Conventional Wisdom 
Seekins - Senior Living Options


2014 Community Involvement Survey


2014CommunitySurveyResultsIn 2014, banks across Maine donated $9.5 million to charitable causes in their communities and bank employees raised another half million on their own. We congratulate the banks in Maine—and their employees—for  all of the good things they do in their communities.

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Spring 2015 Maine Bankers


Bank Expo 2015 A Huge Success


Expo2015WebPhotoBANK EXPO 2015 drew its largest crowd ever—153 registrants, 22 speakers, 107 exhibitors and 46 exhibit booths—to the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland April 9. In the photo Jim Macisso, left, of Sage Data Security chats with Chris Bailey and Carri Brown of Biddeford Savings Bank. Check our Facebook page for pictures from the day.

Below are presentations from the educational breakout sessions:

A Win for You and a Check Mark for the Regulators - New England Automated Clearinghouse  
The Branch of the Future - Adrenaline 
Electronic Signatures - Verrill Dana
EMV Ready or Not ... - Norway Savings Bank & The First, N.A. 
Fair Lending - Compliance Alliance
The Future is Now: Growing the Banking Franchise in a Mobile World - Fiserv  
Mobile Deposit Fraud - Compliance Alliance 
NIST Cybersecurity Framework & A Tale of Two Criticalities - Sage Data Security
Getting Started with Sharepoint - Winxnet 
TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures - Informal Banker Panel: Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Bangor Savings & Mechanics Savings
UDAP/UDAAP Developments - Hudson Cook
Security if Everyone's Job - Kennebunk Savings 
SharePoint Work Flows - Where Do I Start? - Systems Engineering


MBA Bank Expo 2015


webExpoBrochure CoverWe are pleased to present below registration information for BANK EXPO 2015 April 9 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland:

Expo Brochure with event details 

Expo Registration Form for Bankers

In its 23rd year, this educational conference and trade show will offer concurrent breakout sessions throughout the day--18 workshops in all. Here is a sampling of topics:

  • Operations and Technology: Growing the Franchise in a Mobile World; Social Media; Workplace Ergonomics; AAP Credits; Getting Started with SharePoint; the Branch of the Future; EMV--Ready or Not; SharePoint Workflows.
  • Security: Workplace Security;Internet Banking Breach Case Study; Mobile Deposit Fraud; NIST Cybersecurity Framework; Data Breaches and Identity Theft.
  • Compliance: UDAP/UDAAP Update; Fair Lending; Mobile Deposit Fraud; Electronic Signatures; TILA/RESPA Banker Panel.

    This year for the first time we’ll offer a conference app you can load onto your phone or tablet for instant information on sessions, speakers, exhibitors, floor plan and FAQs. After you register for the conference, we’ll send you information on how to access the app.

    Certificates will be provided for security sessions, and lawyers will receive CLE credits for attending the compliance sessions.

    The exhibit hall will be filled with vendor displays. Exhibitors will hand out goodies at their booths and will donate some excellent door prizes. The Grand Prize Winner will go home with a Microsoft Surface Pro 3, compliments of Systems Engineering.

    The Holiday Inn by the Bay is located at 88 Spring Street in Portland. A block of rooms has been reserved at a rate of $119.00 per night, single or double occupancy, plus taxes. You can reserve a room at that rate by calling 800 345-5050 and mentioning the Maine Bankers Bank Expo conference. The cutoff date for group rooms is March 9.

    We hope you will take a look at the brochure, share it with your colleagues and plan to attend BANK EXPO 2015!

CEO Midwinter 2015


CEO Midwinter 2015 023MBA’s CEO Midwinter meeting drew 70 CEOs, senior officers and affiliate members to the Harraseeket Inn February 5 for a luncheon and afternoon meeting. Guest speakers were Jason Hwang of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (shown right) with a regional economic update; Rebecca Kaplan of The Angell Pension Group on fiduciary responsibilities; and political analysts Phil Harriman and Ethan Strimling with reflections on the 2014 election and outlook for tax reform and the legislative session.

New England and Maine Economic Update - Jason Hwang


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