October 5 - 6, 2022

The Park Event Center | Waite Park

As emerging leaders in banking, ICBM is thrilled to support your on-going leadership development at the upcoming LEAD conference. We’ve engaged Bridges Consulting, an executive coaching and organizational effectiveness firm to facilitate a custom leadership development experience based on the salient challenges and opportunities facing our emerging leaders today.

The sessions are interactive with the opportunity for small-group discussion, a personality assessment to help you understand your individual strengths and development areas, and in-session activities. 

Session I: Kick-Off Session & Predictive Index
Session II: Communication & Conflict
Session III: Leading Across Generations

View Tab “PI Assessment & Workshops” for more information on each session.


Wednesday, October 5th  

10:30 AM - 12:15 PM | Registration, Lunch & Exhibits
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM | Session I: Kick-Off Session & Predictive Index, Bridges Consulting  
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM | Networking Break & Exhibits
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM | Breakouts

  • Profitability Drivers for Community Banks; Graduate School of Banking at Colorado
  • Comparing ALCO Options: Proactive vs. Reactive and the Pitfalls of Both; UBB
  • Common ACH Audit and Risk Assessment Findings; UMACHA

2:40 PM - 3:20 PM | Breakouts

  • Culture of Success; Gislason & Hunter LLC
  • Fast Forward: Leading Your Bank to a Profitable Future in Payments; SHAZAM
  • Construction and Rehab/ Renovation Mortgage 101; First Class Mortgage

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM | Networking Break & Exhibits
3:50 PM - 4:45 PM | Session II: Communication & Conflict, Bridges Consulting
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM | Vendor Showcase Happy Hour
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Dinner
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM | Entertainment

Thursday, October 6th


7:30 AM - 8:30 AM | Breakfast & Exhibits
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM | BankIn Minnesota Update
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Session III: Leading Across Generations, Bridges Consulting
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Networking Break & Exhibits
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM | Breakouts

  • Fintech and Banking – A Match Made in Heaven; CLA
  • What do next generation leaders need to know about C-Suite Regulation; Winthrop & Weinstine
  • Building an Impressionable Customer Onboarding Journey; 360 View

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM | Networking Break & Exhibits
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM | It’s Hard to Lead the Charge If You Think You Look Funny on a Horse! Bruce Christopher
12:30 PM | Conference Conclusion & Box Lunch

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Bank Member: $325
Associate Member: $425
Non-member Bank: $650

Costs increase $55 when early bird ends on September 9th. 

Registration is closed. Please contact Kristi Ploeger to register at kristi@minnesota.bank

Associate members are invited to attend. View sponsor opportunities for the LEAD Conference here.
Contact Patti Coles with questions.

LEAD Program Committee

Full NameCompanyCityPosition
Tiffany Baer PaineSecurity Bank USABemidjiMember
Justin CronenCommunity Development Bank, FSBHancockMember
Anita DrentlawNew Market BankLakevilleMember
Latham H. HetlandFarmers & Merchants State Bank of New York Mills, IncorporatedNew York MillsMember
Juli PoppFarmers and Merchants State Bank of PierzSauk RapidsMember

Questions? Contact Patti Coles at Patti@Minnesota.Bank or 651-789-3987

Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to receive a refund for your registration is two weeks before the conference, subject to a $50 administrative cancellation fee. Cancellations received 14 days or less prior to the event will not be eligible for a refund.