HR Professionals Institute

Planned by the GBA Human Resources Committee, this conference provides outstanding speakers and timely topics related to human resources in the banking industry.

Conference Agenda

Conference Highlights

Legal Update

Steve Greene
Matthews & Greene, LLC
How to Build a
Culture of Employee

Rodney Bullard
Chick-fil-A Foundation
Leadership in the
HR Role

Chris DiLorenzo
The James Paul Group
Women in Retirement:
Obstacles & Strategies
to Succeed

Monika Hubbard
Unified Trust

Market Compensation
& Compensation

Tim O'Rourke
Pearl Meyer
It’s Not What You
Think, But How
You Think
Mike Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald MSI

Ann-Stanton C. Gore
Ameris Bank

There will also be an advocacy and GBA Update, show and share and a session on building a culture of employee engagement.

Registration Price and How to Register

The per-person registration price is $435 through March 4 and $485 beginning March 5. You may register online by clicking on the link below. GBA will send your bank an invoice.

Register Here

Sponsorship and Exhibitors

Associate Members are eligible to serve as sponsors and/or exhibitors to maximize the conference experience of the bankers attending. Click here to view sponsor information, and click here to view exhibitor information.

Special thanks to our Gold Sponsors:

Hotel Information

The conference will be at the Westin Jekyll Island, 110 Ocean Way, Jekyll Island, GA 31527. GBA Nightly Rate: $179/night for Island View; $199 for Ocean View, plus a $15 per room, per night resort charge ($25 each for 3rd and 4th guests sharing a room), which includes island-wide shuttle;, 24-hour access to Westin Workout, WiFi in lobby and guest room and self-parking. To reserve a room, call 800.WESTIN1 (800.937.8461) or click here to book online. Be sure to mention you are with the Georgia Bankers Association to receive the discounted rate. The cut-off date for reservations at the GBA rate is 5 p.m. EST, Tuesday, Feb. 26 and rooms may sell out before that date.

In the event that Westin reaches capacity, the resort recommends Home2 Suites (101 Ocean Way, Jekyll Island, GA 31527), as an alternative option. Call 912.319.6019 to make a reservation at the Home2 Suites.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations must be in writing and submitted to by Wednesday, March 11, to receive a refund. Substitutions are welcome at any time.

GBA Contact

Alison Moreau
Professional Development Manager