Richard L. Quad, Edward C. Hogan and Paul H. Schieber Present at the 2016 New Jersey Bankers’ CFO Conference

READING, PA, November 30, 2016 – Richard L. Quad of Griffin Financial Group and Ned Hogan and Paul H. Schieber of Stevens & Lee spoke at the 2016 CFO Conference held by NJ Bankers and the New York/New Jersey Chapter of the Financial Managers Society on November 15, 2016, in Iselin, NJ.

Mr. Hogan moderated and Mr. Schieber and Mr. Quad served as panelists on the “Regulatory Hot Topics” panel. Mr. Quad spoke on the impact of Basel III capital regulations on community banks, the importance of capital planning and capital options for community banks, as well as regulatory and due diligence considerations from an M&A perspective. Mr. Schieber addressed the effect the incoming administration will have on consumer regulatory schemes in coming years, hot buttons in regulatory compliance and enforcement and the evolution of fair lending regulations.

Richard L. Quad is Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Griffin Financial Group’s Financial Institutions Group, where he provides investment banking services to financial institution clients, including sell-side, buy-side, capital markets and related strategic and valuation services.

He has more than 20 years of experience in both investment banking and commercial banking in the Northeast. As a senior investment banker, he has successfully completed over 50 assignments for more than 25 community bank clients including common, convertible, preferred stock and subordinated debt offerings, buy-side, sell-side and FDIC receivership transactions, as well as strategic and general advisory assignments.

Mr. Quad received a B.S., magna cum laude, in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from the University of Vermont and an MBA with distinction from Cornell University. He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses from FINRA.

Ned Hogan represents financial institutions and other companies in connection with public offerings and private placements of securities, mergers and acquisitions and ongoing regulatory requirements under banking, insurance and securities laws, as well as general corporate and shareholder matters.

Mr. Hogan has represented both banks and insurance companies in their conversions from mutual to stock form. He has served as both issuer’s and underwriter’s counsel in initial and secondary public offerings and in private placements of equity. He has advised start-up (de novo) banks and their organizers on formation and organization matters, obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals and raising initial capital. Mr. Hogan has also assisted multiple banks and thrifts with the formation of their holding companies.

Mr. Hogan received a J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University and a B.A., magna cum laude, from LaSalle University.

Paul H. Schieber represents banks, thrifts, credit unions, mortgage companies, finance companies, mortgage insurance companies and other financial services providers across the country, with particular focus on consumer finance, regulatory compliance and litigation defense matters.

Mr. Schieber presents regularly to national financial services and related service provider organizations, and is widely published on banking and finance issues. He is the co-author of The Lender’s Guide to Consumer Compliance and Anti-Discrimination Laws and the six volume Pratt’s State Regulation of Second Mortgages and Home Equity Loans and is the original author of the Allregs© State Law Compliance Module.

Mr. Schieber received a J.D. from Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, an M.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, a B.A. from Columbia University and a B.H.L. from the Jewish Theological Seminary.