Utah Bankers Association

Utah Bankers Association

November 14, 2018 ~ 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

“Igniting Leadership: a Conference for Emerging Bank Leaders” brings together the brightest and best, high-potential leaders from across Utah for this full day of learning and networking opportunities. The content rich agenda covers a range of leadership, management and performance skills necessary in building a career in banking. This high-energy conference delivers expert speakers and features a sharing of thoughts and stories that hold unique inspiration for us all.

Registration and continental breakfast is 8:00-8:30 a.m.  The program runs from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and includes lunch.  Here's what you can expect:

Speakers and Topics

"Igniting Leadership: Inspiring,
Influencing, and Delivering"

LeeAnne Linderman

“Leading the Way:  Fighting Fraud and

Dr. Chris Skousen
Department Head, School of Accountancy
Utah State University

“The Terms We Use: Best Practices in
Empathy and Inclusion”

Theresa A. Martinez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology 
University of Utah

"Disruptive Digital Payment Trends"
Marcia Klingensmith 
Senior Director, North America Solutions

“What it takes to Get to the Top of the World”
Greg Paul 
Momentum Indoor Climbing 

"Deepening Human Connections in an
Increasingly Digital World"

Joe Sullivan

Market Insights, Inc.


Featuring "Leadership Insights" from Utah bank CEOs:

Doug DeFriesUBA Chairman
President & CEO, Bank of Utah


During these fast-paced, fun, and entertaining sessions, delivered by some of Utah's most exceptional emerging leaders, they have just 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds, for a total of five minutes.  It’s a showcase of talks that might be bold, possibly brash, maybe even brilliant—but never boring!

Download Agenda


Thanksgiving Point
3003 North Thanksgiving Way
Lehi, UT 84043

Registration Fees

Fee for members of the Emerging Bank Leaders is $149.00 per person
Fee for non-EBL members is 
$199.00 per person


Not a member of EBL? Join the Emerging Bank Leaders Community now and you will receive member pricing for this conference.  Plus you will start enjoying all the benefits of belong to this exciting Community, such as opportunities in community service, career development, education, mentorship, networking, and much more! Click here to join EBL (only $50 per year).

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for all members of the Emerging Bank Leaders Community, and those interested in exploring current leadership qualities and skills, and those looking for practical input on leadership processes that will lead to enhanced trust, teamwork and collaboration within the organization, essential to achieving and sustaining success.

Dress Code

Dress for the conference is business attire.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received by November 2, 2018 will receive a full refund. Cancellations received after November 2, 2018 will be charged a $50 processing fee. Substitutions are always welcome and encouraged. All cancellations and substitutions must be submitted in written format prior to the event.

Conference Mobile App

We will be using a mobile app at the conference that will give you access to all conference information in the palm of your hand and send you up to the minute alerts during the conference. Prior to the conference we will send you information so you can download the app on your IOS or Android mobile device before you arrive in Park City. Note: we will not be providing hard copies of conference material. Links to handouts will be available for those who want to download and print copies.