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Last Updated: December 29, 2020

FDIC and OCC Host Webinar on CRA and Community Development for Community-Based Organizations in Buffalo, New York

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will host a webinar, in partnership with the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYS DFS), for community-based organizations interested in expanding community economic development and economic inclusion throughout the city of Buffalo, with a focus on households of low- and moderate-income and communities of color.  Participants will receive information on the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulation and will learn about the essentials of building successful partnerships with financial institutions.


  • Bonita Irving, District Community Affairs Officer , OCC
  • Yulitza Franklin, Deputy Director of Community Development , NYS DFS
  • Kimberly Powell, Field Supervisor - Compliance , FDIC
  • Trinia Burruss, Senior Vice President,  Northwest Bank
  • Leslie Kurtz, Vice President, Fair & Responsible Banking Officer , Northwest Bank
  • Ronald Andzelik, Executive Vice President & Chief Risk Officer , Northwest Bank
  • Katie Anderson, Vice President/Compliance Officer , CNB Bank
  • Alyssa Lumadue, Compliance/CRA Specialist , CNB Bank
  • Gregory E. Fitzgerald, Community Affairs Specialist , FDIC


Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET


Webinar, registration information below.

Who should attend:

Community- and faith-based organizations interested in learning more about CRA regulations, community development opportunities, and the essentials of developing partnerships with financial institutions.

Registration Information:

To register online, click Register and fill out the needed information. You will receive a confirmation email once completed.


Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the event, please email Gregory E. Fitzgerald at

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