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Conference on Affordable, Responsible Short-Term Credit

Conference on Affordable, Responsible Short-Term Credit

 September 29, 2005


Speakers' Biographies

7:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Christopher J. Spoth, Acting Director,
FDIC Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

8:15 a.m. Keynote Address
Honorable Thomas J, Curry, Director, FDIC

8:30 a.m. The Problem: Lack of Affordable, Responsible Short-Term Credit
Moderator: Michael A. Stegman, Director, Center for Community Capitalism,
                 Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise,
                 University of North Carolina
                 The Argument that Mainstream Banks and Thrifts Cannot Create an Affordable & Profitable Alternative Payday Loan Product is Patent Nonsense! - PowerPoint 237k (PPT Help)

Panelists: Yolanda McGill, Senior Policy Counsel, Self-Help's Center for
                Responsible Lending
                Tom Feltnor, Communications/Development Associate,
                Woodstock Institute
                Banking on Bounced Checks - PDF 61k (PDF Help)
                Blindfolded into Debt - PDF 209k (PDF Help)

9:45 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Alternative Short-Term Loan Products
Moderator: Sheila C. Bair, Dean's Professor of Financial Regulatory Policy
                 Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts

Panelists: Rob Grossinger, Senior Vice President, LaSalle Bank
                Ed Jacob, Manager, North Side Credit Union
                Rinah Messier, Vice President, Portfolio Management Director,
                Consumer Credit Risk Management Group, Citibank, N.A.
                Edna Sawady, Senior Vice President, KeyBank

12:15 p.m. Lunch

1:15 p.m. The Response to Hurricane Katrina
Moderator: Ellen Seidman, Senior Managing Director/National Practice
                  Shorebank Advisory Services

Panelists: Fred Smith, Operation Hope
               Hope Coalition America (HCA): Handout - PDF 78k (PDF Help)
               HCA - If You Were Affected by Hurricane Katrina - PDF
               176k (PDF Help)
               Checklist of Important Legal Documents - PDF 30k (PDF Help)
               Dan Digby, Community Bankers of Louisiana
               Lee Foley, Dryades

2:30 p.m. Break

2:45 p.m. Military Borrowers: Problems and Solutions
Moderator: Christopher Peterson, Assistant Professor, University of Florida
                 Predatory Lending and the Military - PDF 2693k (PDF Help)
Panelists: Col. Marcus Beauregard, Coordinator, Department of Defense
                Financial Readiness Program
                Military Session - DOD Financial Readiness Campaign - PowerPoint                 463k (PPT Help)
                Robert W. (Bobby) Hoxworth, Executive Vice President & Chief
                Lending Officer, Fort Hood National Bank
                Military Borrowers - Problems & Solutions - PowerPoint
                279k (PPT Help)

4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks - Donna J. Gambrell, Deputy Director, Compliance and
Consumer Affairs, Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection


Last Updated 07/17/2006

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