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FWIT 2024 Leadership Forum X

  • 04/27/2024
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Texas Bankers Association Headquarters, 203 W 10th St, Austin, TX
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  • Includes breakfast and luncheon plus all speakers and workshops.
    Association Board meeting, transition and planning meetings are also included.
  • Includes breakfast and luncheon plus all speakers and workshops.

Registration is closed

Each summer the Association hosts a one-day Leadership Forum consisting of a guest speaker presentation on a timely topic, followed by lunch and a leadership transition and planning workshop. This event is held at no-cost* to FWIT members in good standing and open to nonmembers for a nominal cost.  

Saturday, April 27, 2024 

This will mark our 10th Forum.  It will be held in the beautiful new

Texas Bankers Association headquarters at

203 W 10th Street in downtown Austin.

Reservations for overnight accommodations may be made at

Royal Sonesta Stephen F. Austin Hotel

701 Congress Ave, Austin, TX

A special $269 room rate block has been set aside for FWIT members.

The deadline for making your reservation is Friday, March 29, 2024.

Reservation Link

Dive into the storied past and charm of Austin, amid the unbridled elegance of The Stephen F. Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel, where you can indulge in upscale dining options, sip on a refreshing drink at the historic bar or get your heart pumping on a Peloton Bike in the state-of-the-art fitness center. Situated in the heart of downtown Austin, this historic hotel provides quick access to the city's renowned attractions like the lively scene of Sixth Street and Rainey Street, or the nearby Texas Capitol and the University of Texas.

Check back for the full day's agenda

Featured Speakers

Ramona Arora

Vice President, Enterprise Career Development - The Walt Disney Company

Ramona Arora is passionate about helping people maximize their potential and supporting organizations in developing their leaders. With twenty years of experience in strategically developing and deploying tools that help individuals connect their true talents with ambition and vision – she has helped thousands of individuals successfully navigate career and life transitions and has led organizations in developing and optimizing talent.

Heather McKissick

Chief Executive Officer

- Credit Union Executive Society

Heather McKissick is CEO of the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES), an organization dedicated to providing credit union professionals, directors and suppliers the resources they need to reach their greatest potential. CUES' passion is being the trusted, single source for members’ professional development needs. Prior to joining CUES, Heather served as an Executive Vice President at University Federal Credit Union (UFCU), where she worked for nine years.


Although this is offered FREE to FWIT members in good standing,

the Association incurs costs for each Registrant. 

Registered Members who do not cancel by April 19th and do not attend will be invoiced $100. 

Substitutions are allowed with prior notification to 

Director of Education, Koren Bowie

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