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Last Updated: June 18, 2024

FDIC and OCC Host Bankers Round Table Supporting CDFI and Bank Partnerships in North Dakota

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will host a Bankers Round Table to bring together financial institutions and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) that serve North Dakota. This event will promote a better understanding of the important role CDFIs play in meeting community credit and development needs in low- and moderate-income communities and offer financial institutions opportunities to support CDFIs for CRA consideration.


  • Steve Dusek, President & CEO, Dakota Business Lending
  • Brent Ekstrom, Executive Director, Lewis and Clark Development Group
  • Michael McCafferty, Executive Director, Oyate CDFI
  • Melissa Holman, Community Affairs Officer, OCC
  • Carla Tillmon, Community Affairs Specialist, FDIC


Thursday, July 18, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM CT


North Dakota State University, 1401 Administration Avenue, Fargo, ND 58102 Memorial Union, Prairie Rose Room, registration information below.

Who should attend:

Financial institutions, CDFIs, non-profit organizations, community- based organizations, federal, state and local government, and other stake holders interested in supporting CDFI partnerships in North Dakota.

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 Carla Tillmon at

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