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Upcoming Events of the BCAC


July 17, 2019, Wednesday
8:30a - 1:00p

Mortgage Lending - Hot Topics & Risk Considerations

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
42 Century Drive
Bristol, CT 06010

Speaker(s): Janet Golonka, Senior Director of Risk and Regulatory Advisory Services at Accume Partners

The BCAC is pleased to announce a half-day seminar on Mortgage Lending Hot Topics and Risk Considerations.

We are pleased to have as our presenter Janet Golonka, Senior Director of Risk and Regulatory Advisory Services at Accume Partners.

Janet is an expert in the compliance field with over 20 years of experience. Her proven risk management, strategic planning, business development and leadership skills, enables Janet to assist clients in building robust and comprehensive compliance programs within their institutions that meet regulatory expectations, industry best practices and internal polices. She manages complex compliance consulting projects including those regarding the high risk areas of fair lending, CRA and BSA/AML. In addition to her consulting expertise, Janet also performs compliance and BSA audits for a wide range of financial institution clients. Janet has experience in developing and delivering compliance training for all levels of personnel including Boards of Directors.

Janet graduated from the University of Pittsburgh (MBA, Finance and Accounting) and currently holds the following certifications: Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) & Certified Risk Professional (CRP)

Career Highlights:

  • Worked with federal and state regulators, senior executives and board of directors to deliver major operational initiatives in the fields of compliance and risk management.
  • Has delivered presentations and training programs at industry sponsored events.
  • In addition to her experience as a regulator and consultant, Janet has managed internal audit, compliance and BSA programs at community financial institutions.
    Janet will be discussing risk assessment considerations for mortgage lending, current hot topics and examination findings, BSA, UDAAP and fraud in mortgage lending as well as upcoming regulator "to do" list and putting together an action plan.

Please join us for this exciting and informative seminar. Registrations deadline: Friday, July 12, 2019.

Who should attend: Compliance Officers, Auditors, Risk Officers, Senior Management, Operations, Information Security Officer, Privacy Officers

8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00- 10:30 Speaker
10:30 -10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00 Speaker
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

Please submit your advance questions to

Registration and other info


September 20, 2019 (Friday)
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Community Reinvestment Act

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
42 Century Drive
Bristol, CT 06010

Speaker(s): Guest Speaker(s): Len Suzio, founder of GeoDataVision

Please join the BCAC and Len Suzio, founder of GeoDataVision, for a discussion on the Community Reinvestment Act.

Additional information and registration to follow.


Oct. 17, 2019

BSA Seminar

Courtyard by Marriott-Cromwell
4 Sebethe Drive
Cromwell, CT 06416

Speaker(s): Guest Speaker(s): Patti Blenden, President of Financial Services, Inc.

The BCAC is pleased to announce that October 17th, 2019 is the date of the BCAC’s Annual Full-Day Bank Secrecy Act Seminar.

The location for this year’s event is the Courtyard by Marriott Cromwell, 4 Sebethe Dr, Cromwell, CT 06416.

We are also pleased to announce that we will once again have Patti Blenden as the presenter. Patti is a dynamic and nationally recognized speaker and President of Financial Services, Inc.

The topics that will be covered are designed to enhance the skills of your Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) support staff, your independent audit team, and any personnel responsible for managing and maintaining a strong BSA and AML program.

Please join us on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Additional information and registration to follow.

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