The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Community Banks: A Conference Summary (Special Issue)
Representing the Federal Reserve System at the Community Bankers Symposium were Elizabeth A. Duke, Governor, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; and Charles L. Evans, president and CEO, Carl R. Tannenbaum, vice president, and Mark H. Kawa, vice president—all from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Speakers from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) were Richard Brown, chief economist, and M. Anthony Lowe, regional director of the Midwest Region. Mark Zandi, chief economist and co-founder, Moody’s Economy.com, also addressed the gathering. Nearly 300 individuals, primarily representatives from community banks in the Seventh Federal Reserve District, attended the symposium.