May 8-10, 2024 · Arlington · Conventions

139th Annual Convention

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Loews Arlington Hotel
888 Nolan Ryan Expressway
Arlington, Texas, 76011

TBA Schedule Overview

May 8 @ 8:30 AM

TBA volunteers will enjoy the opportunity to help with a variety of projects at Mission Arlington. From stocking the food pantry, managing the clothing room, work around the office, to a myriad of other day-to-day activities.

Interested registrants may go back and add it to their itinerary. If you have any additional questions or require help to add this wonderful experience, please email

7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Golf Tournament – Offsite at Texas Star Golf Course

3:00 PM

Convention Registration Opens

5:00 – 6:30 PM

Opening Reception

7:00 – 8:00 AM


8:00 – 9:30 AM

General Session

9:30 – 10:15 AM

Exhibits / Pavilion Networking

10:15 – 11:45 AM

General Session

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Exhibits / Pavilion Networking

12:30 – 1:45 PM

Lunch and Awards: Cornerstone & LiFE

2:00 – 5:00 PM

Roundtables and Breakout Sessions

5:00 – 6:30 PM

Exhibits / Pavilion Networking

6:30 PM

Foundation Silent Auction Conclusion

6:30 – 7:00 PM

BankPac Live Auction

7:00 – 10:00 PM

Chairman’s Dinner & Texas Bankers Bash

7:00 – 8:00 AM


8:00 – 9:30 AM

General Session

9:30 – 10:45 AM

Exhibits / Pavilion Networking

10:45 – 11:30 AM

General Session: Keynote

12:00 – 1:30 PM

Lunch and Awards: 50-Year Banker & Emerging Leaders

Wealth Management & Trust

WM&T Events

These events are curated for our WM&T professionals. Attendees will follow TBA’s Wednesday and Friday schedule provided above.

8:00 – 8:45 AM

Trends & Expectations for 2024

8:45 – 9:30 AM

State of the Bond Market 1Q24

10:15 – 11:00 AM

Alternative Investments

11:00 – 11:45 AM

International Investing: The Significance of Global Diversification

2:15 – 3:00 PM

Beneficiaries and Trustees: Building Bonds to Endure

3:00 – 3:45 PM

Solidify Trust and Brand Compassion with Clients Before, During and After Loss

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Succession Olympics 2024: What it takes to be a world class “next generation” organization

Photo of Mike Pompeo during his American Freedom tour
Keynote Speaker

The keynote speaker for this year’s Annual Convention features Michael R. Pompeo, the 70th U.S. Secretary of State. Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Pompeo has served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and was elected to four terms in Congress, representing the Fourth District of Kansas. Pompeo is a distinguished military leader, Harvard graduate, and published author of the book, “Never Give an Inch: Fighting for the America I Love.” He has played a key role in shaping American foreign policy and national security. An opportunity you don’t want to miss.

Additional Speakers:

Chris Norton

Motivational Speaker

Chris was given a 3% chance to ever move again after suffering a spinal cord injury during a college football game, but he refused to let that define him. A published author and renowned speaker, Chris shares his incredible journey.

Michelle Bowman

Governor, Federal Reserve Board

“Miki” Bowman was appointed to the Federal Reserve Board in 2018, previously served as Kansas State Bank Commissioner and VP at Farmers & Drovers Bank. She holds a BS and a JD and is a member of the New York Bar.

Joan Woodward

Executive VP of Public Policy, President of The Travelers Institute

Joan Woodward is a leader in the financial services and insurance industries, with extensive knowledge on the economy and public policy.

Kathy Kraninger

CEO of the Florida Bankers Association

A former CFPB Director, Kathy has 25 years of experience in both the public and private sectors and has been appointed by four Presidents to various government positions and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Special Entertainment Guest: Aaron Watson

Aaron Watson, the trailblazing independent country artist, defies industry norms with chart-topping albums and philanthropic endeavors. With new projects on the horizon, he continues his journey, driven by audacity and dedication to his craft.

Golf Tournament

TBA invites you to kick off the Annual Convention with a round of golf and networking with bankers from across the state at the Texas Star Golf Course. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, and tournament prizes will be awarded!

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