Optimizing your bank relationships should not be a difficult task. In today’s rapidly changing world, banks are coming under increasing pressure to protect their margins while remaining relevant beyond the traditional credit and branch footprint approach to relationship building. Indeed, banks today are rapidly building partner ecosystems to provide bespoke technology solutions (i.e. APIs') to their corporate customers, many of whom are also partnering with banks to tap into new channels to sell their products and services. On the other hand, most banks have not managed to integrate many of their basic billing and service functions to enable treasurers and CFOs' with better data and insights to improve the day-to-day life of many basic core cash functions.
Come and join our distinguished panel discussion and share your experiences as we discuss ways to get the most benefit from your banking relationships. We will review some current banking metrics and learn how to leverage mundane billing and interest statement data to improve operational controls, improve returns and benchmark your bank’s performance over time. Please take a minute to answer our brief survey:
As a 30+ year practitioner veteran Dick Sherrod provides guidance on best practice operations across treasury, financial and working capital arenas to aid organizations improve, build and implement revenue-generating solutions and products. His expertise and leadership from successful banking and corporate positions throughout his career has enable many companies to optimize revenues and develop successful strategic plans. His knowledge spans bank relationship management, process design and re-engineering, operational excellence, organizational effectiveness, change management, compliance, mergers/acquisitions/divestitures.
Dick has held director and executive director positions at Bank of America and J.P. Morgan Chase respectfully over the last 12 years and prior to crossing into the banking world, held senior leadership positions at Lyondell Chemical, Hewlett-Packard, Shell Oil Products, Enron and Kinder Morgan Energy. During his career in treasury/financial management and capital markets he lived and worked in Singapore and Bermuda, as well as completed extended work stays in Rotterdam, the Neterlands and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Dick has an MBA in Finance and a B.S. in Business. He resides in South Florida.
Speaker: Kenneth E. Jones
Former VP, Bank of America, Bay Area Technology Group
Recently retired, Ken spent the better part of his 38 year career at Bank of America as a Relationship Manager, helping young rapidly growing technology companies (several of which are now quite well known) in such areas as establishing and maintaining their global management infrastructure, establishing and maintaining prudent investment policy, recommending and implementing risk management strategies (both interest rate and fx), assisting in capital raising (debt/equity/leasing), and helping companies think out and implement company policy regarding stock options and restricted stock units that are consistent with management’s future liquidity plans.
Ken has a Masters Degree in Finance from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor's Degree ni Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. He is licensed Series 7 and Series 63.
Speaker: Ryan Yeagar
Assistant Treasurer, TriNet
Ryan is the Assistant Treasurer for TriNet, a PEO (professional employer organization) that employees 325,000+ people. He previously held various Treasury positions at GE after previous stints in investment banking (Barclays Capital) and consulting (Ernst and Young).
Ryan is an ROTC graduate and served as a Captain in the US Air Force, Space Command. He received his MBA from NYU and holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from UCLA. Ryan lives in Orinda with his wife Shauna. They have two adopted special needs kids from Henan, China.
Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Time: 11:30am - 12:00pm Networking
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch, Presentation, and Discussion