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SettlePou Attends Bank Directors Workshop in Little Rock, Arkansas


The Arkansas Bankers Association hosted its Bank Directors Workshop on January 28, 2020 in Little Rock. David Kemp spoke at the all-day program and SettlePou sponsored the lunch. Robert Coleman of SettlePou visited with the 30 attendees over the lunch hour and described SettlePou's practice and thereafter had  a raffle for door prizes.

David Kemp is the President of Bankers Management, Inc. (BMI), a nationally recognized company in financial services training and bank consulting. Mr. Kemp has more than 30 years of management experience in consulting, training credit administration and new business development. His areas of expertise include commercial lending, consumer lending, portfolio management, real estate lending, workouts, and director responsibilities.

The program covered the base knowledge, duties, and responsibilities of Board Members. A key topic discussed was the on-boarding of new directors. A related subject is the development of a Director’s “Dashboard” that defines the desired attributes of future board members. The program also covered the use of the Uniform Bank Performance Report (UBPR) and how to interpret this information in an effort to support the director’s ability to make informed decisions.