BCBA Convention Speakers
Rebeca Romero Rainey
Rebeca Romero Rainey is president and CEO of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), the leading advocacy organization exclusively representing community banks. She is one of the nation’s foremost advocates of the community banking industry, with a focus on regulatory reform for our country’s nearly 5,000 community banks. She has met with President Obama and President Trump to discuss issues that are top of mind for community banks.
A third-generation community banker born and raised in Taos, N.M., Romero Rainey is the former Chairman and CEO of Centinel Bank of Taos. Upon graduating from Wellesley College, she returned home to Taos with the dream of continuing her family’s business of running the town’s only local community bank.
Her broader service to the community banking industry began when she joined the board of the Independent Community Bankers of New Mexico, where she served as president in 2007-08. She entered the national stage by becoming active within ICBA and serving on several committees. Romero Rainey also played a key role in the formation of ICBA’s Minority Bank Council and served as its first chairman. Later she was nominated to become a member of ICBA’s Executive Committee, and in 2016, became ICBA chairman.
Romero Rainey has also served on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Advisory Committee on Community Banking and the Kansas City Federal Reserve Community Depository Institution Advisory Council. She has been featured on CSPAN, MSNBC, CNBC, NPR, and has testified before Congress, and delivered speeches before the Federal Reserve, OCC, and FDIC.
Romero Rainey has a long history of community engagement and collaboration among community stakeholders. She is the co-founder of the Bridges Project for Education, a nonprofit focused on helping first-generation college students. She was also selected as Taos Citizen of the Year in 2009 and has been awarded the New Mexico Governor’s Award for outstanding women.
In addition to graduating from Wellesley College, Romero Rainey holds a degree from the Pacific Coast
School of Banking.
Since 2021, Greg Bottone has served as the Chicago Regional Director. A 37-year FDIC veteran, he most recently was an Assistant Regional Director in the Boston Area Office. Over the course of his career, he has served as Acting Deputy Regional Director for a combined period of more than a year in the New York, Chicago, and Kansas City Regions; as Acting Area Director for the Boston Area Office for a combined period of nearly two years; and as Acting Section Chief for the Risk Management and Applications Section in Washington during the height of the financial crisis. Greg has contributed to significant FDIC performance goals, including the Interest Rate Risk Community
Bank Technical Assistance Video and the Basel III Banker Outreach Video and Webinar. Greg has served as the FDIC's lead on the supervision strategy for banks in Puerto Rico for five years. Greg was also a review examiner in the Boston Area Office and a field examiner in the Concord, New Hampshire Field Office. Greg holds a Bachelor of Arts from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, and a Master of Business Administration from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. He is also a graduate of the
Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
VP of Revenue and Marketing at Core10
Tyler Brantley is the VP of Revenue and Marketing at Core10, a leading U.S.-based provider of lending, account opening, and BaaS products, as well as software development services. Tyler is
a seasoned entrepreneur and business development leader specializing in helping financial institutions establish strategies for long-term success. With a background in Fintech, Martech,
and Biotech, he has led sales, operations, marketing, and customer success teams. Tyler plays a pivotal role in collaborating closely with bank leaders and focuses on addressing their digital
banking challenges and building a strong technological foundation, ensuring they continue to be the trusted partner in their community for years to come.
Justin M. Burse
Acting Commissioner, Justin M. Burse, was born in Frankfort and raised in Louisville. He attended St. Xavier High School where he was a part of the back-to-back soccer state championship teams in 2002 and 2003. Commissioner Burse received his B.S. from Fordham University and a M.B.A from Fairfield University. He returned home to attend law school at The University of Kentucky where he received his J.D. and went on to get his LL.M. in securities and financial regulation from Georgetown University. Throughout his career, Commissioner Burse has spent time at Hilliard Lyons, FINRA, Fidelity and most recently as the Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel of an investment adviser in Indiana. Justin and his wife Christine have three children, Cameron, Jaylen and Lena.
David Coyle is currently a Senior Consultant with Bankers Service Corporation in Lexington KY. David joined the firm in 2009, and is an integral member of the staff, engaged in strategic planning, loan review, and general consulting for our financial institution clients. He is primarily responsible for BSC’s Asset/Liability & Liquidity Management audits and backtesting of ALM models. Prior to joining BSC, he retired from a long career with the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions, spending his last seven years with them as Director of the banking division responsible for regulating banks, credit unions,
and non-depository institutions.
Scott Kimel is from South Miami. Scott is a graduate of the University of South Florida and has worked for and with community banks in the investment area for the past 18 years. Scott was instrumental in developing FNBB’s partnership with the Bankers Bank of Kentucky, working primarily with community banks throughout Kentucky and West Virginia. He is married to Jenny and has two children.
David Shipley is a recognized global expert in cybersecurity, regularly speaking at public and private events around the world and frequently appears in national and regional media to address cybersecurity stories and topics. In 2022, David was invited to testify at the Canadian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Safety about cybersecurity issues.
David co-founded Beauceron Security in 2016 with an innovative approach to cybersecurity awareness and risk management which empowers everyone within an organization to know more, and care more, about their key role in protecting against cyber-attacks. Beauceron Security now serves more than 660
clients across North America, Europe, and Africa with 650,000+ end-users. He continues to lead the company as CEO.
Prior to co-founding Beauceron Security, David was the security lead for the University of New Brunswick and developed its incident response, threat intelligence and awareness practice. He is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Information and Communications Studies, as well as a Master of Business Administration, from the University of New Brunswick. In 2023, David was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Platinum Medal by the province of New Brunswick for his service in the Canadian Forces, work in cybersecurity, and for co-founding Beauceron Security.
Dave Still has over 25 years of experience in banking and finance, with expertise in funding and liquidity management for banks. Dave is your institution’s dedicated IntraFi Network sales partner. He currently serves as the Managing Director for your region. Prior to joining IntraFi 16 years ago, he was a Vice President of Sales at FISI Madison Financial. Dave earned his BS in Business Administration from Culver Stockton College. Dave resides in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife, two sons, and three golden retrievers
Carl White has 32 years of experience in the Supervision Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He is currently senior vice president of the Supervision, Credit and Learning Innovation
Division. He has served in various other roles within Safety and Soundness, beginning his career as an examiner.
Mr. White has served as lead instructor and course developer on numerous Fed System training courses, including an international assignment in Brazil. In addition, he served as the central point of contact for the District’s largest state member bank before and during the financial crisis. He and his team were nominated for the District’s President’s Award for Innovation because of efforts to implement and enhance off-site loan review and examination processes.
Mr. White holds a bachelor’s degree with a major in finance from St. Louis University.