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BankNews Adds Valerie Fischer as Advertising Account Executive

July 1, 2013 – BankNews Media is pleased to announce the addition of Valerie Fischer to its team as advertising account executive. In this capacity, she will be responsible for sales of the company’s print, digital and online products. As a key member of the BankNews Media advertising team, she is responsible for generating new business and maintaining current advertising accounts for Ag Banking, BankNews and BankNews Mid-Week, as well as for the company’s state banking journals: California Banker, Florida Banking, Illinois Banker, In Touch (Kansas), Maine Banker, Massachusetts Banker and Texas Banking. She also handles banner advertising and sponsorships to the company’s website,, and electronic newsletters, BankNews eDigest and BankNews Technology Focus.


International Bancard Teams with MasterCard to Expand Acceptance of Electronic Payments in the Real Estate Industry

April 7 – International Bancard has announced an agreement with MasterCard to promote the acceptance of electronic payments for rent payments and other property-related items. As part of this agreement, MasterCard will become the preferred payments network accepted by International Bancard for its Property Payments digital platform,


Most Influential Women in Payments Honored by PaymentsSource

March 13 – PaymentsSource, providing news and analysis for payments professionals, has announced the honorees for the 2015 Most Influential Women in Payments. PaymentsSource will celebrate the accomplishments of these exceptional leaders on April 8th at an honoree panel discussion and reception, held during the 27th Annual Card Forum & Expo at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, hosted by PaymentsSource and American Banker.


Cetera Financial Group Unveils New Brand Structure

Sept 5 – Cetera Financial Group, one of the nation’s largest broker-dealer and registered investment advisor networks, has announced a significant move in its growth strategy with plans to implement a new, unifying brand structure. Pending regulatory and other approvals, in the coming months:


Federal Reserve Sets Up Diversity and Inclusion Offices

Jan 19 – The Federal Reserve has established offices to promote diversity and inclusion at the Federal Reserve Board and at all 12 of the Federal Reserve Banks.


Total bank insurance revenue up slightly in 2007

Apr 15 – The nation’s bank holding companies experienced a slight increase of 0.5 percent in their total insurance revenue from $43.5 billion in 2006 to $43.7 billion in 2007.  Citigroup, Inc. (NY), Wells Fargo & Company (CA), HSBC North America Holdings (IL), BB&T Corporation (NC), and Bank of America Corporation (NC) led all bank holding companies with significant banking activities in total insurance fee income in 2007, according to findings released by the American Bankers Insurance Association and Michael White Associates.


U.S. financial sector pandemic flu exercise prompts enhanced industry preparations

Jan 24 – The U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security, and the Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee have released the in-depth results of the FBIIC/FSSCC Pandemic Flu Exercise of 2007.


Initial results of flu pandemic exercise released

Oct 24 – The Treasury Department, the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security, and the Securities Industry and Financial Management Association have released the preliminary results of the industry-wide pandemic flu exercise. 


ABIA elects 2007-2008 board members, officers

Sept 19 – The American Bankers Insurance Association elected 13 new members to its board of directors during the association’s annual conference this week in Washington.


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