Future of Banking Task Force

Ensuring that Texas community banks have the information, tools & resources to remain competitive and to succeed

In 2018, TBA established the Future of Banking Task Force to ensure that Texas community banks have the information, tools and resources to remain competitive and to succeed. The task force is composed of a diverse group of Texas community bankers across a range of bank roles. The task force has met since October 2018 to holitically consider issues that will impact Texas community banks over the next three to five years.

Task Force Findings

In May 2019, the Future of Banking Task Force released a "Summary of Initial Findings and Recommendations." The observations and recommendations focused on the following areas:

  1. Fintech and the Customer Experience
  2. Bank IT and Marketing Coordination
  3. Core Providers
  4. Enhancement of Cybersecurity Maturity
  5. Succession Planning
The Task Force presented its findings at the 135th Annual Convention in Austin. Other issues the Task Force intends to tackle include: Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Cryptocurrencies and the Future of Regulation.