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About CBA

CBA is the premier advocate for financial institutions in Connecticut.

  • Support and promote legislative and regulatory actions
  • Develop educational programs
  • Provide cost effective services
  • Facilitate the interchange of information and ideas among our members
Services

CBA provides many services to its members throughout the financial industry, including:

  Center for Financial Training

  Regulatory Feedback Initiative

  Compliance Alliance Live Demo

  Webinars

BankWorld Is Coming ~ January 12, 2018!

Attendee Registration - Bankers

Sponsor/Exhibitor Information and Attendee Registration - Non-bankers

New Leaders In Banking Award Information

                                                                                                                               

Endorsement Highlights
  • Infinex Financial Group

    Full-service Brokerage Firm
    Infinex Financial Group offers retail investment and insurance programs, financial planning services, full service brokerage capabilities, and access to a wide range of products and services.

    Contact
    Steve Amarante
    President & CEO
    538 Preston Avenue
    Meriden, CT 06450
    Phone: (203) 599-6000
    Phone: (800) 218-2827
    Fax: (203) 599-6001
    www.infinexgroup.com

  • Center For Financial Training

    Employee Training and Education
    CFT provides professional training and development for entry-level through mid-management employees.

    Contact
    Mike Meakem
    President & CEO
    33 Broadway
    2nd Floor
    P.O. Box 969
    Norwich, CT 06360
    Phone: (800) 795-5242
    Fax: (860) 823-1410
    www.cftnow.org

  • ABA Insurance Services

    Insurance
    ABA Insurance Services is the CBA Endorsed Program for D&O and bond coverage including Employment Practices, Cyber, and Trust Services. Nearly half of Connecticut banks purchase their coverage from ABA Insurance Services. Supporting the banking industry for nearly 30 years, this bank-owned, banker-directed program is known as a long-term, reliable and stable source of insurance for financial institutions. The program’s reinsurer, American Bankers Mutual Insurance, Ltd., has declared a distribution to participating banks for 26 consecutive years, totaling $81.2 million. We also offer P&C, excess liability and surety bonds.

    Contact
    Patricia Williams, CPCU
    (800) 274-5222
    www.abais.com
    Twitter@ABAInsSvcs

  • BFS Group

     

    Executive Benefits
    As an endorsed provider for the CBA, BFS Group is setting the standard as the industry’s leading professional in assisting banks in all facets related to Bank Owned Life Insurance (“BOLI”), as well as executive/director compensation benefit plans. Our consultative approach to education, evaluation, implementation, along with regulatory compliance is unmatched.

    For over two decades, banks have turned to our documented expertise and process to assist them in enhancing earnings through the implementation of an effective BOLI plan. BFS Group continues to demonstrate extraordinary customer service with a proactive approach to all aspects associated with BOLI and Benefit Compensation strategies.

     

    Contact
    Arnie Winick
    Regional Managing Director
    411 South State Street
    Newtown, PA 18940
    Phone: (267) 291-2130
    Phone: (800) 877-2377
    Fax: (215) 550-6941

    www.bfsgroup.com

  • Harland Clarke

    Check Printing and Marketing Solutions

    Harland Clarke is the leading provider of check printing services. Additionally, Harland Clarke provides a variety of marketing solutions geared specifically for financial institutions. These programs can help in the areas of new customer acquisition, retention of profitable customers, maximization of fees and interest income per customer and operational efficiency.


    Contact
    Corporate Office
    10931 Laureate Drive
    San Antonio, TX 78249
    www.harlandclarke.com

    Local Representation
    Maryann Dazkevich
    Phone: (860) 561-5559

  • MassMutual Retirement Services

     

     

    Retirement Services

    MassMutual services include Define Contribution, Define Benefit and Non-Qualified Plans and will help to meet the retirement savings needs of CBA member banks and their employees.

    Contact
    Marc Doucette
    Managing Director
    100 Bright Meadow Boulevard
    Enfield, CT  06082
    Phone: (860) 922-8745
    www.massmutual.com

     

  • Compliance Alliance

    Compliance
    Connecticut Bankers Association and 27 other state banking associations have united to create Compliance Alliance, a unique and innovative compliance service created exclusively by bankers for bankers.  Powered by a team of Attorneys, Compliance Specialists and Ex-Regulators, Compliance Alliance is uniquely positioned to provide you with the support necessary to bring efficiency and ease to your compliance department. Membership offers three main areas of support including downloadable documents, a compliance hotline and review services. Compliance Alliance members receive unlimited access to all products and services for one annual fee.

    Contact
    Sara Baker
    Membership Development
    (512) 776-0713
    www.compliancealliance.com

  • Office Depot

    Office Products
    Office Depot is the world’s leader in office supplies and an industry leader in every distribution channel, from e-commerce, contract delivery, retail stores, and catalogs.  CBA members can now access the Office Depot national group purchasing program, bringing you tremendous buying power and exclusive discounts on the office products you use every day.  In fact, current participants of the program have saved an average of 20-30 percent over their prior office product costs.

    Member Banks and Associate members can register here.

    Employees of Member Banks and Associate Members can register here.

    Contact
    Jayson Douthwright
    Territory Development Representative
    Phone: (860) 307-9058
    www.officedepot.com


  • WolfPac

    Risk Management Program
    WolfPAC Integrated Risk Management® is a secure, web-based enterprise risk management solution used to automate the identification of risks, threats, and control gaps. WolfPAC® keeps institutions safe and sound, and maximizes the outcomes of strategic initiatives. Developed by financial professionals in 2004, WolfPAC® provides tools to review and assess information technology, privacy, vendor, compliance, and other enterprise-wide risk assessments. Quarterly methodology updates are designed to align with emerging compliance and examination standards. A robust suite of reports allows an institution’s management to analyze their control gaps in relation to known threats, and benchmark risk profiles against peers.

     

    Contact
    Bharat Nair
    Product & Technology Strategy

    99 High Street
    21st Floor
    Boston, MA 02110
    Phone: (617) 439-9700
    Fax: (617) 423-6629
    www.wolfpacsolutions.com

  • Affinion Group

    Relationship Banking Strategies
    Affinion Group is a dynamic global leader in the membership, insurance and loyalty marketing businesses.

    Contact
    Misha Bleymaier-Farrish

    100 Connecticut Avenue
    Norwalk, CT 06850
    Phone: (615) 764-2492
    Fax: (615) 764-5492
    www.affiniongroup.com

  • Lexis Nexis

    Employment Screening Solutions

    LexisNexis® Employment Screening Solutions helps give your bank confidence that your bank is making sound staffing decisions. LexisNexis Employment Screening Solutions helps financial institutions stay compliant and protect their reputations by identifying risk associated with the individuals you screen. LexisNexis Employment Screening Solutions leads the industry with the most advanced technology and comprehensive data solutions, so you can make the right decisions quickly about who you hire—contractors and employees. User-friendly screening solutions support LexisNexis service excellence, compliance updates, and best practices that allow you to manage workflow efficiencies more effectively and maximize the value of your investment.  Co-endorsed with the ABA.

     

    Contact
    Shari Hubbert
    Marketing Manager,
    Screening Solutions
    Phone: (360) 651-6182
    www.lexisnexis.com

  • Confirmation.com

    Online Audit Confirmation and Credit Inquiry Service

    Confirmation.com, an Inc. 500 business, is the world's largest processor of electronic audit confirmations. As a FREE service for financial institutions, Confirmation.com is an online solution that simplifies audit confirmation and credit inquiry requests. For audit confirmation requests, Confimation.com streamlines confirmation workflow, centralizes responses, and archives responses electronically. This award-winning solution allows your bank to control the audit confirmation process end-to-end, reducing the opportunity for confirmation fraud.  Co-endorsed with the ABA.

     

    Contact
    Dave Malone
    Capital Confirmation, Inc.
    214 Centerview Drive, Suite 265
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    Phone: (888) 716-3577
    www.confirmation.com

  • Global Vision

    Anti-Money Laundering Software
    PATRIOT Officer is a comprehensive rule-based BSA/AML/ATF solution that uses Dynamic Multidimensional Risk-Weighted Suspicious Activities Detector and knowledge-based artificial intelligence to identify suspicious activity. PATRIOT Officer automates the BSA/AML/ATF process of monitoring, detecting, investigating, regulatory report filing and recordkeeping. The technology that drives PATRIOT Officer adaptively integrates rules, risks and knowledge from hundreds of dimensions to monitor each client and each group of related clients and detects suspicious activities with high resolution and accurate results. 
    Co-endorsed with the ABA.

    Contact
    Catherine Lew
    9301 Oakdale Avenue
    Suite 100
    Chatsworth, CA 91311
    Phone: (818) 998-7851
    Fax: (818) 998-1758
    www.gv-systems.com

  • UPS

    Overnight Delivery Services Program
    UPS offers special shipping rates to financial institutions on overnight and international delivery services. UPS provides reliable overnight and international service to virtually anywhere in the world.  Co-endorsed with the ABA.

    Contact
    UPS National Association Hotline
    Phone: (800) 325-7000
    www.savewithups.com/ababankers