WASHINGTON – The Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) will hold its 39th Annual International Summit on June 13-14, 2013 in St. Louis, MO. The summit will give hundreds of members and constituents an opportunity to convene and discuss the ongoing changes in the financial services industry that affect their personal and professional lives.
The summit will be a collaborative initiative of the St. Louis and Kansas City UFSC chapters and will include information sessions for small businesses and business professionals, a CEO Symposium led by leaders of major businesses and Intercollegiate Oratorical and Youth Business Plan competitions. These summit components will be held at the headquarters of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63102. The summit will culminate with a Community Empowerment Day event that is free to the public.
The Urban Financial Services Coalition, formerly the National Association of Urban Bankers, is a nonprofit organization of diverse professionals in the financial services industry and related fields. Affiliation with UFSC offers a unique opportunity to influence the shape of the banking and financial services industry. UFSC promotes the personal and professional growth of its members and collectively articulates concerns and marshals resources to improve the economic development of under-served communities.
UFSC supports programs that offer practical benefits for diverse financial services professionals, banks and financial institutions. UFSC’s underlying goals and objectives are to foster the interest and increase the number of minorities in the financial services industry; strengthen the financial fitness of low-income communities; and provide scholarship programs for minority youth pursuing financial services careers.
For additional information regarding UFSC, please visit www.ufscnet.org