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An Evening About North Bay Community Banks

Sept. 3, 2013

An Evening About North Bay Community Banks

In celebrating September as Invest Local Month, the Bank Local Action Committee is presenting Bank Local: North Bay Community Banks, from 5-8 PM on Tuesday, September 17 at Sonoma Mountain Village in Rohnert Park, CA. This educational and networking event is designed to inform on the function community banks and credit unions perform in the North Bay economy.

The program begins with SSU professor Dr Robert Eyler offering a concise and informative brief on how banks as businesses function. Dr. Eyler is Professor and Chair of Economics at Sonoma State University and the Director of the Economic Development and Innovation Accelerator at Sonoma State University. Dr Eyler serves on the Board of Directors for Redwood Credit Union. His latest book is Money and Banking: An International Text.

Fred Ptucha will bring to light the impact that community banks have on our economy. Fred works with Progressive Asset Management Group in the Socially Responsible Investment division and specializes in investments that incorporate ethical and moral values. Fred is has been active in the North Bay investment community for over 40 years.

Tom Duryea the CEO of Summit State Bank will provide a perspective of the community bank. Summit State Bank primarily focuses on small businesses, small business owners and nonprofits. Summit is a Sonoma County Go Local member and an advocate for strong local economies.

Online registration is now open with passes starting at $10 and limited FREE passes for North Bay business students. Registrants have the option to sign up for a $25 dinner pass featuring a pizza and pasta buffet hosted in the Sally Tomatoes Cafe starting at 5PM.

Register online at - https://banklocal.eventbrite.com


Organizers

Oren Wool - Executive Director, The Sustainable Enterprise Conference Jahn Ballard - Founder, Commons.org & Value Creation Accounting Officer and CEO of Performance Management Institute Amee Sas - Executive Director, SoCo Nexus Brad Baker - Chairman and CEO of Codding Investments, Chairman of Community Fuels, Chairman of Aspen Air & former Director Summit State Bank

The Bank Local Action Committee is an ad hoc committee established to convene a North Bay Banking event as part of Invest Local Month. Bank Local - North Bay Community Banks is produced by the Sustainable Enterprise Conference in cooperation with SOCO Nexus, Commons.org and Sonoma County GO LOCAL and hosted by Sonoma Mountain Village. Proceeds from this event will be used to fund the development of a Sustainable North Bay directory.


Passes start at $10 with limited FREE passes for North Bay business students. Registrants have the option to sign up for a $25 dinner pass featuring a pizza and pasta buffet hosted in the Sally Tomatoes Cafe starting at 5PM.


Join as a Sponsor

Sponsorships help us provide FREE passes to North Bay business students and keep the cost of admission low for everybody.

Event Sponsor - $500

Event sponsors receive 8 dinner passes, a table at the event to display information, and three minutes to address room.

Table Sponsor - $250

Table sponsors receive 4 dinner passes, a table at the event to display information, and will be acknowledged at the event.

Join as a sponsor online TODAY and we’ll get your logo in our next email: http://banklocal.eventbrite.com

In you have any questions contact:

Oren Wool (707) 636-4732 oren@contactsec.com


Schedule of events:

5:00 PM - Pizza and Pasta Dinner

6:00 PM - Community Banking Program

  • Dr Robert Eyler will open with a concise and informative brief on how banks function.
  • Fred Ptucha will bring to light the impact that community banks have on our economy.
  • Tom Duryea will give examples of the role Summit State Bank plays in the economy.

7:30 PM - Q&A and Discussion


Our Presenters

SSU professor Dr Robert Eyler is Professor and Chair of Economics at Sonoma State University and the Director of the Economic Development and Innovation Accelerator at Sonoma State University. His latest book isMoney and Banking: An International Text.

Fred Ptucha is with Progressive Asset Management Group in the Socially Responsible Investment division and specializes in investments that incorporate ethical and moral values. Fred is has been active in the North Bay investment community for over 40 years.

Tom Duryea is the CEO of Summit State Bank. Summit State Bank primarily focuses on small businesses, small businesses owners and nonprofits. Summit is a Sonoma County Go Local member and an advocate for strong local economies.

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