Thursday October 27, 2016 at 7:00 AM CDT
Friday October 28, 2016 at 3:00 PM CDT

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Westin Riverwalk Hotel 
420 W Market St
San Antonio, TX 78705

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Room Rate: $215 Single/Double - Deluxe River Side: $245 Single/Double (if available)

Make sure to identify yourself as members of Subchapter S Bank Association, in order to receive the room rates that have been established for the Group. 

Call: (210) 224-6500 or visit: http://tinyurl.com/jmnba9n

Hotel Deadline: September 27, 2016

IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE & NETWORKING: Join us for the only conference specifically created to educate and help financial institutions maximize the benefits of their S Corporation election. Leave with an increased understanding of the full range of pertinent issues and the ability to be change agents in our industry. There'll also be plenty of time to network, meet leading industry professionals, and discuss the S Corp banking landscape with your peers. Lastly, enjoy some good ole Mexican food and Texas bbq or stroll along the San Antonio River Walk and enjoy al fresco dining, shopping, lush landscapes, quaint pathways, cascading waterfalls, outdoor art and relaxing patios.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: We encourage Presidents, CEO, CFOs, managing officers, compliance officers, and board members of financial institutions to attend. We also encourage anyone practicing in S Corp financial matters and anyone responsible for legal matters and regulations affecting S corp banks.


Amy Trevino
Subchapter S Bank Association
210-551-0094 or atrevino@kslawllp.com

Sponsored By




Raymond James revised



Eide Bailly 2016

Center State Bank



Give Aways Sponsored By:

Tax Deduction: The IRS now requires a notice on all registration forms, which informs the attendee of the amount of the registration fee representing food and beverage that is deductible as an ordinary business expense. We estimate the food cost portion of your basic registration fee is $250. Under current tax law 50% of this amount is deductible as an ordinary business expense. Please contact your accountant or tax advisor for further details.

Cancellation Policy: Registration cancellations received on or before September 27th will be refunded in full. Any cancellations received after September 27th will not be refunded. Substitutions are allowed and encouraged.

Accreditation: Subchapter S Bank Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CEP Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Website: www.nasba.org

Learning Objectives: For the past 18 years the Subchapter S Bank Association Conference has provided bank and tax professionals from financial institutions and accounting firms in-depth analysis and practical solutions to the most pressing issues facing S Corp banks. With cutting-edge sessions, speakers and networking opportunities the Subchapter S Bank Association Conference is the must attend event for all S Corp banks or those considering an S Election.

Now in its 19th year, the Subchapter S Bank Association will continue to provide attendees with unmatched tools and resources to ensure that you continue to remain current on the ever-changing issues facing the industry. Essential updates will be provided on key industry topics as ESOPs, Executive Compensation, Bank Holding Companies, Mergers & Acquisitions, Estate Planning, Fintech, S Corp Accounting & Tax, Community Banking Management and much more.

  • Prerequisites: S Corp bank knowledge
  • Advanced Preparation: None
  • Program Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Delivery Method: Group-Live
  • CPE Credits: Earn Up to 14 hours of Credit
  • CPE Credits Given in the Field of Study: BL, ECON, SK, FIN, MKTG, TAX, MAS, BMO & ACT

Attendees will receive credit hours for their attendance at the Subchapter S Bank Association Conference. A packet containing a certificate request form and a worksheet calculating total credits earned will be provided at registration. CPE certificates will be emailed to you within two weeks following receipt of the completed form by the Subchapter S Bank Association.

Dress: Business Casual

Conference Fee: Conference fee includes all conference sessions, access to conference materials, breakfasts, refreshment breaks, luncheons and receptions.

CLE: The Subchapter S Bank Association will apply for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit with the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE for legal/professional responsibility credit.

Dietary Restrictions: Please let us know if you have any special dietary requests or restrictions so we can accommodate your needs.

Special Needs: Persons with disabilities who plan to attend the meetings and who may need special arrangements are asked to contact atrevino@kslawllp.com at least 21 days in advance of the meetings so appropriate arranagments can be made.

Conference Materials: Attendees will receive a flash drive loaded with any written material and/or PowerPoint presentations received from the speakers prior to the conference. Attendees will also be able to access the presentation materials, speaker information, agenda via a link that will be sent out the Monday and Wednesday before the conference where all information can be downloaded for print or to be added to an electronic device. All of these materials are included in the conference fee.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Registration and attendance at the conference and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to Subchapter S Bank Association's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant's or attendee's image in photographs.


Subchapter S Bank Association 19th Annual Conference 

The Conference was designed 19 years a go to provide S Corp bankers and their directors an indepth guide to all issues S Corp banks face. We stay true to that mission this year but will push the envelope with a panel of passionate and complished throught leaders in the industry who will provide practical and substantive advice for S Corp bank's most pressing issues. Join us as we surround you with practical insight, new ideas and opportunities that will help create a pathway for success.

Schedule at a Glance (subject to change and periodically updated)

This year we are offering courses during our break out sessions that fit each of our registrants needs. Below, you will see Course Codes: (101-Beginner, 201-Intermediate & 301-Advanced). We encourage you to pick the session that best fits yours and your bank’s needs/knowledge. Full agenda with speakers to follow.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

7:00 am to 8:0 0am Registration and Breakfast

8:00 am to 8:10 am Welcome / Opening Remarks

8:10 am to 9:00 am Legislative Update

  • Cynthia Blankenship - Bank of the West
  • John M. Hand - ICBA
  • Patrick J. Kennedy, Jr. - Kennedy Sutherland LLP
  • Dub Sutherland - Kennedy Sutherland LLP

9:00 am to 10:4am A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Economy and Interest Rates

  • Marc L. Flaster - Sandler O'Neill + Partners

10:40 am to 10:5 am Break

10:50 am to 11:40 am Executive Compensation Structures (101)

  • Patrick J. Kennedy, Jr. - Kennedy Sutherland LLP
  • David Jones - Happy State Bank
  • Rebecca Pressgrove - Equias Alliance, LLC
  • Dub Sutherland - Kennedy Sutherland LLP

11:40 am to 12:30 pm   Break Outs:

 1. Holding Company Finance Tools (201)

  • Paul Cornell - Premier Capital Partners
  • Chet A. Fenimore - Fenimore, Kay, Harrison & Ford, LLP

 2. Executive Comp Case Study (201)

  • Paul Sirek - Eide Bailly
  • Dub Sutherland - Kennedy Sutherland LLP

3. How to Win Over Millennials: Are All Your Bases Covered?

  • Keith Brannan - Kasasa

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm Lunch with Keynote Speaker

  • Congressman Will Hurd - U.S. House of Representatives, 23rd District of Texas

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Break Outs:

 1. ESOPs (101) 

  • Patrick J. Kennedy, Jr. - Kennedy Sutherland LLP
  • Alexander L. Mounts - Krieg | Devault

 2. Mergers & Acquisitions Update (101)

  • Thomas Mecredy - Vining Sparks

 3. Conversations with Sub S Specialist 

  • Susan Kerrick - IRS

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm Break Outs:

1. Vendor Management

  • Neil Falken - CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • Brent M. Farley - Kennedy Sutherland LLP
  • Thomas L. Frale, Jr. - RLR Management Consulting, Inc.
  • Joshua Juergensen - CliftonLasonAllen LLP 

2. Family Banking Succession Planning

  • Sara Brouillard - Broadway Bank

3. Riches in Niches 

  • Dub Sutherland - Kennedy Sutherland LLP

3:30 pm to 3:40 pm Break

3:40 pm to 4:30 pm Accounting & Tax Update

  • Kathy Herbig  - Crowe Horwath
  • J.P. Shelly - Crowe Horwath
  • David J. Silagi - Crowe Horwath

4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Reception

Friday, October 28, 2016

7:00 am to 8:00 am Registration and Breakfast

8:00 am to 9:45 am Investment Portfolio Management

  • Terry Robertston - Raymond James
  • Greg Roll - Vining Sparks
  • Steve Twersky - FTN

9:50 am to 10:50 am Board Matters, Corporate Governance & Shareholder Succession

  • David Baris - American Association of Bank Directors
  • Patrick J. Kennedy, Jr. - Kennedy Sutherland LLP

11:00 am to 12:00 pm Break Outs

1. ESOP Compliance & Leveraged ESOPs (201)

  • Michael W. Atwood - First State Bank Monticello, IL
  • Patrick J. Kennedy, Jr. - Kennedy Sutherland LLP
  • Alexander L. Mounts - Krieg | Devault
2. Estate Planning (101)
  •  Carl A. Werner - Carl A. Werner, PC

 3. Shareholder Management (101)

  • Chelsea Bradshaw - Citizens Bank of Edmond
  • Dub Sutherland - Kennedy Sutherland LLP

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Lunch : "Credit Strategy & Customer Engagement"

  • Christopher Nichols - CenterState Bank

1:00 pm to 1:50 pm Break Outs:

1. Fintech

  • Jill Castilla - Citizens Bank of Edmond
  • Dub Sutherland - Kennedy Sutherland LLP

  2. M&A Tax and Accounting (301)

  • Gordon Dobner - BKD
  • Keith Foster - BKD

  3. Benefits (and costs) of a Bank Holding Company (101)

  • Patrick J. Kennedy, Jr. - Kennedy Sutherland LLP
  • John Madden - FNBC Bank & Trust

2:00 pm to 2:50 pm Break Outs:

1. Implementing a Business Process Excellence Program (101)

  • John A. Wood - Broadway Bank
2. Liquidating a BHC after Qsub sale (301)
  • Paul A. Sirek - Eide Bailly LLP

3. Preventing an Inadvertent Termination (201)

  • Brent M. Farley - Kennedy Sutherland LLP

2:50 pm to 3:50 pm Fintech Demos & Exhibits