Directors Training


Looking for Effective Training for Your Directors at a Reasonable Cost?

  • Improve the Board’s ability to make strategic decisions.
  • Increase the bank’s ability to adhere to governance best practices.
  • Enhance the Board’s efficiency & effectiveness in its functioning and decision-making.

How It Works

For a subscription fee of just $600 per year, the WBA and BDE will provide your entire institution monthly 30-minute webinars presented by industry experts addressing topics that will cover your board’s annual training requirements in a time when training for your bank directors is more important than ever. These webinars can be provided to your Directors for their own review as they have time, or they can be presented at each board meeting.

Karl Nelson

CEO, KPN Consulting

Dr. Thomas Parliment

CEO, Parliment Consulting Services

Kamal Mustafa

Chairman & CEO, Invictus Consulting Group

Shawn O’Brien

CEO, Qwickrate

Al Forrester

CEO, FICast Data Corporation

Bob Colvin

Senior Advisor, First Principles Capital Management

Craig Poms

Chief Delivery Officer, PrecisionLender

John Gorman, Esq.

Partner, Luse Gorman Pomerenk, & Schick

Paul Allen

CPA, Saltmarsh Cleaveland, and Gund

Bill Cunningham

Managing Principal, Banc Consulting Partners

Steve Miller

Chief Risk Officer, First Principles Capital Management

Peter Weinstock

Partner, Hunton & Williams

John Drahzal

President, Reich & Tang

Matt Ankrum

Chairman & Co-Founder, BodeTree

Phil Pratt

Senior Sales Consultant, StrategyCorps

Reid Ten Kley

Co-Founder & Business Lead, Spotlight Financial


“The BDE program is a great fit for our Board because it provides easy access

to timely information in professional and thorough presentations.”

“We believe strongly in continuing education, not just for our staff, but for our

Boards as well. BDE offers relevant subject matter in an inexpensive format.”


For More Information: Please contact Eric Nelson at (404) 403-8015 or by email at You can also visit our website directly at

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