Upcoming events

    • Thursday, March 19, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Vulcan Park - 1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209
    Topic: 2020 Economic Outlook

    Speaker: John Norris

    John B. Norris, V

    Mr. Norris oversees the wealth management department for Oakworth Capital Bank. He has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Oakworth Capital, Mr. Norris was chief economist, chairman of the investment strategy commit-tee, and a senior fund manager for Regions Financial Corporation's Morgan Asset Management (MAM) subsidiary. Prior to joining MAM, Mr. Norris served as chief investment officer for The Trust Company of Sterne, Agee & Leach, Inc. He started his professional career in 1991 with Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Company in Baltimore, Maryland, as an institutional fixed income portfolio manager. Mr. Norris frequently appears in various national and local media as an expert on the economy and the markets, and is currently a guest columnist to the Montgomery Advertiser's Sunday business section. He was named to the Birmingham Business Journal's (BBJ) "Who's Who in Banking & Finance" for 2004, the BBJ's "Top 40 Under 40" for 2007. He has served on the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce's Council of Economic Advisors, the IPC Foundation's Board of Directors, and on the advisory board for Samford University's Economics and Finance Department. Currently, he is an Elder at Independent Presbyterian Church, and serves on its Finance and Personnel Committees, as well as being on the Board of Directors for The Literacy Council of Central Alabama.

    • Thursday, May 14, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Vulcan Park - 1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209

    Topic: Federal Reserve Monetary Policy

    Speaker: Anoop Mishra, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Vice President and Regional Executive of the Birmingham Branch)

    Anoop Mishra of Opportunity Alabama

    Topic Description: 

    A View from the Fed: Mobility and the evolution of monetary policy. The talk will explore:

    1) Current economic conditions and outlook from the Atlanta Fed’s perspective

    2) How the evolution toward inclusive economic growth and mobility is informing Fed policy

    Speaker Bio:

    Anoop Mishra is vice president and regional executive of the Birmingham Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He is responsible for the branch's board of directors and the District's Agriculture Advisory Council. Mishra oversees the Birmingham Branch's economic and financial education program and provides regional input into the Atlanta Fed's monetary policy process.

    From 2014 to 2017, he served on the Atlanta Fed's Human Capital Advisory Council. He joined the Birmingham Branch on April 30, 2018. Prior to joining the Fed, Mishra founded and ran a business consulting practice. Previously, he had been a business executive in the employment screening industry for 14 years, first serving as chief operating officer of the Birmingham-based EDPM and later as chief executive officer of the Salt Lake City-based WorkforceQA. He also served as a manager in Accenture's strategy consulting practice in financial services as well as director of development for Operation New Birmingham, an urban economic development group.

    Mishra received a bachelor's degree in political science from Birmingham-Southern College and his MBA in finance from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Mishra and his wife live in Birmingham with their two children. He serves as a board member for the Aletheia House and American Cancer Society. He is also member of Birmingham's Downtown Kiwanis Club and an alumnus of Leadership Birmingham.

    • Thursday, July 16, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Vulcan Park - 1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209

    Topic: To Be Determined

    Speaker:  To Be Determined

    Topic Description:  To Be Determined

    Speaker Bio: To Be Determined
    • Thursday, September 17, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Samford University, Brock School of Business, Regions Community Resource Room (4th Floor), 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229

    Agenda and Details listed on 2020 Summit Webpage

    Registering for AFP 2020 Summit constitutes acceptance of the Attendee Agreement

    • Thursday, November 19, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Vulcan Park - 1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209

    Topic: To Be Determined

    Speaker:  To Be Determined

    Topic Description:  To Be Determined

    Speaker Bio: To Be Determined

Past events

Thursday, January 16, 2020 Annual Association Meeting
Thursday, November 21, 2019 Association Meeting
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 AAFP Networking Event
Thursday, September 19, 2019 2019 Summit
Thursday, July 25, 2019 Association Meeting
Thursday, May 16, 2019 Association Meeting
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Association Meeting
Thursday, January 31, 2019 Association Meeting
Thursday, November 15, 2018 Association Meeting
Thursday, September 20, 2018 Summit
Thursday, July 26, 2018 Association Meeting
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Summer Social - Birmingham Financial Alliance (BFA)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 Association Meeting
Thursday, March 22, 2018 Association Meeting
Thursday, January 25, 2018 Annual Association Meeting
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Association Meeting
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Annual Summit
Thursday, July 27, 2017 Association Meeting
Thursday, May 25, 2017 Association Meeting
Thursday, March 23, 2017 Association Meeting
Thursday, January 26, 2017 Annual Association Meeting
Thursday, November 17, 2016 Association Meeting
Thursday, September 22, 2016 Annual Summit
Thursday, July 28, 2016 Association Meeting
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Birmingham Financial Alliance Summer Social
Thursday, May 26, 2016 Association Meeting
Thursday, March 24, 2016 Association Meeting
Thursday, January 28, 2016 Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 19, 2015 Association Meeting
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Annual Summit
Thursday, July 23, 2015 Association Meeting
Thursday, May 28, 2015 Association Meeting
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Association Meeting
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 Association Meeting
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Association Meeting
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Annual Summit
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Association Meeting