FAST-Track Strategic Planning
Think Tank Summit

Our highly-exclusive PROVEN system of execution for masterfully achieving all of your objectives next year

The ONE-PAGE strategic plan your whole team will buy into…

Historically, the leadership team would spend months—plus two days together in-person—struggling over a 50+ page annual strategic plan. Once we finalized it, the board would approve it and everyone would put the doggone thing in a folder until the next strategic planning time the following summer. Today, it’s a one-pager. And we’re now a working, functioning leadership team that is very engaged in the strategic direction we are following. We know what to focus on.”

—B. Koopman
Senior Vice President, MetaBank

Most strategic planning is done by accounting firms and consultants using traditional analysis. And when they’re done, most times you have exactly zero strategies and no implementation framework. That’s not a strategic plan … that’s a project plan for a wish list. At best (and it isn’t often), a small fraction of things get implemented … and critical numbers never get hit.

Now, imagine a strategic planning process blueprint that precisely maps the right strategies for your community bank … strategies proven to lower risk, improve profits, and build a sustainable system that creates predictable, organic growth … a system that actually gets implemented and exceeded.

Quite simply, nobody’s strategic planning process gets results like ours.


A 2-day deep-dive into our highly-exclusive PROVEN system of execution for masterfully achieving all of your objectives


September 21 – 22, 2023


Atlanta, Georgia


Community bank execs ready to achieve all their objectives in 2023

Your Guide to Winning

The New Game of Banking

Nobody has helped more banks get to top-of-peers status than Roxanne Emmerich. One CEO client referred to her as a “one-woman economic recovery program.”


Roxanne is The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and international bestselling author of Thank God It’s Monday!® as well Profit-Growth™ Banking, The Net Interest Margin Solution, and her newest release, The Breakthrough Banking Blueprint.

She is also editor-in-chief of Extraordinary Banker® magazine, which has a readership of 15,000 board members and executives from the best banks in the country.

Thought Leader

Roxanne is the Founder and Chair of The Institute for Extraordinary Banking™ and creator of the Banky™ Award—the highest designation for results-oriented elite community banks of America. Her Best Banks in America™ Super Conference consistently receives rave reviews as the best conference for elite, results-oriented, ambitious bank executives and board members.


Roxanne is a CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame® inductee, a distinguished alumna of the University of Wisconsin, and recipient of the prestigious Nido Qubein Philanthropist of the Year award for her ongoing work to build schools in Africa.


Roxanne is CEO of The Emmerich Group®. For the last three decades, Roxanne and her team have helped hundreds of banks transform their performance to get to top 5% performance and, more importantly, stay there. Successful Meetings magazine listed her as one of the top three speakers in the country on organizational culture.