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The Citizens Business Summit
Fostering awareness in a challenging economic landscape

The Citizens Business Summit ("Summit") takes place in September of each year at the Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge. Since its inception in 2016, the Summit has brought the business community of North Alabama together for a "mini-conference", hosted by our Bank, and filled with economic, small business, and industry experts. The thought and effort behind the Summit arose from the desire of our institution to be much more than a Bank in the communities we serve. To be leaders, with a servant-hood corporate agenda that extends much further than simply accepting deposits and making loans. Each year over 200 attendees come together to learn, grow, and network.Our goal continues to be to provide them with something to take away, that can be helpful in their daily business or professional lives, and in their personal lives as well. Previous Summit speakers include: Lt. Col. Robert J. Darling who was the highest ranking military official in the White House on 9/11 and is author of 24 Hours Inside the Presiden'ts Bunker; Todd Patrick, economic expert from CenterState Bank, Matthew Pankey, Cyber Security Officer at Citizens Bank & Trust; small business expert, Gene Marks; NBA All-Star, Mark Eaton; economic expert, Dr. Loren C. Scott; Billy Ainsworth, Marshall County native and group president of Caterpillar, Inc., and New York Times best-selling author, Andy Andrews

2020 Citizens Business Summit

The 5th Annual Citizens Business Summit is currently scheduled for Wednesday, September 23, at the Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge. Registration is not yet open. Speaker announcements will be forthcoming.


Kasey Culbert
Citizens Bank & Trust
P.O. Box 250
Guntersville, AL 35976