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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

The 2015 Interagency Minority Depository Institution and CDFI Bank Conference

Celebrating 150 Years of MDIs: Changes, Challenges, Opportunities

Sponsored by The FDIC, Federal Reserve Board, and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

2015 National Interagency MDI and CDFI Conference


Tuesday, July 14, 2015
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m Breakfast

Conference Room A, B & C

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Opening Session

Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency
Martin J. Gruenberg, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Lael Brainard, Governor, Federal Reserve Board

Kelvin Boston, Host of PBS’s Moneywise

10:15 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. BREAK  
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

General Session 1:  Cybersecurity Policy

Arthur W. Lindo, Senior Associate Director, Federal Reserve Board
Kevin Greenfield, Director for Bank Technology, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Doreen R. Eberley, Director, Division of Risk Management Supervision, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.


Conference Rooms A, B & C
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

General Session 2:  Capitalization Strategies

Timothy R. Chrisman, CEO, Chrisman & Co.
Darrell B. Jackson, CEO, Seaway Bank & Trust Company
Saurabh Narain, President & CEO, National Community Investment Fund
James H. Sills III, President & CEO, M & F Bank
Jack T. Thompson, Gapstow Capital Partners

Robert W. Mooney, National Director for Minority and Community Development Banking, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

2:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. BREAK  
2:10 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. Concurrent Workshops     Conference Rooms 1W-210, 1W-220 and 1W-410/420

Track A:  FHLB Chicago Conduit Program for Government-Backed Securities

William McGrath, Senior Vice President, Mortgage Partnership Finance, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
Kathy Gibbons, Senior Policy and Program Advisor, Ginnie Mae

Sharon Canavan, Community Relations Expert, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Track B:  Taking Mission to Scale – Trends in Double Bottom-Line Banking

Brian Argrett, President & CEO, City First Bank of DC
David Reiling, CEO, Sunrise Banks

David Black, Community Development Expert, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Track C:  Compliance Updates for MDIs and CDFIs

Sylvia H. Plunkett, Senior Deputy Director, Division of Compliance and Consumer Protection, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Carol Evans, Assistant Director, Federal Reserve Board
Grovetta Gardineer, Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Operations and Policy, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Moderator:  Donna Murphy, Director for Community and Consumer Law, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

3:25 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.  BREAK  
3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Workshops Conference Rooms 1W-210, 1W-220 and 1W-410/420

Track A:  CDFI Certification and Programs

Annie Donovan, Director, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund
Lisa M. Jones, Manager, CDFI Bond Guarantee Program
Mark Kudlowitz, Associate Manager, CDFI Financial Assistance/Technical Assistance Program
Christopher J. Stever, Associate Program Manager, CDFI Certification
Mia C. Sowell, Associate Manager, New Markets Tax Credits/Bank Enterprise Award Program

Andrew Moss, Community Relations and Minority Affairs Program Manager, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Track B:  Making Banking More Accessible

Michael T. Pugh, President, Carver Federal Bank
Darrin L. Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Southern Bancorp

Erica J. Tholmer, Supervisory Financial Analyst, Federal Reserve Board











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