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  • Compliance Conference: Sept. 20-22If you are the compliance officer or involved in compliance at your bank, be sure to take a look at the agenda for this year’s conference.

  • IRA Advanced Update & Review Workshop: Sept. 21IRAs are a specialized area that requires expertise.This seminar will separate fact from fiction in the more technical areas of IRAs.

  • ABA Bank Marketing Conference: Sept. 24-26 Come and be inspired by the best in the business this Fall.

  • Loan Documentation: Sept. 27 The prevention of loan losses through implementation of proper loan structuring and documentation techniques is the objective of this seminar.

  • GBA E-BulletinAug. 18: Give Feedback to SBA on Regulatory Burden; Recognize Your Bank or Small Business Customers as SBA Rock Stars; How Prudent Investments Get Made by GBA Retirement Services and more...
  • GBA E-Legislative UpdateMarch 31: Georgia General Assembly Adjourns Sine Die; GBA Priority Bills Awaiting Governor Deal’s Signature and more...
  • Georgia Banking UpdateMay-June 2017 Issue: Facts, Figures and Issues Important to Georgia Banks.
  • GBA-U EdgeAug. 2017: At GBA University, career bankers at any level can find an educational experience to fit their needs.

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Luke Flatt says he’s got a strong inner drive to succeed, but that’s outwardly focused on treating others with respect and a desire to see them do well. “Everyone wants to be treated with respect and to be honored and appreciated for the gifts they possess and the contributions they make. My goal is to do that every day with everyone I encounter,” says Flatt, president and CEO of AB&T in Albany and an At Large director on the GBA board. Read more about Flatt in this week’s GBA Member Profile feature >>>

Georgia Banks’ Earnings up 6.2 Percent in Q1

Georgia’s 181 FDIC-insured financial institutions earned $764 million during the first quarter of this year, up 6.2 percent over the same period in 2016. Loan growth was modest at 2.4 percent, and deposits were up 4.2 percent. Also of note from the latest information released Wednesday from the FDIC, a higher percentage of the state’s banks, 97 percent, were profitable compared to the national average, 96 percent. Here are more highlights for Georgia-based banks from the FDIC’s announced results >>>