NewGround’s CEO to Speak in Alabama

Kevin Blair will present at 2017 ABA Conference


CHESTERFIELD, Mo., August 1, 2017 – NewGround, a St. Louis-based design-build firm, announced that President and CEO, Kevin Blair, is scheduled to speak at the 2017 Alabama Bankers Association CEO, Bank Exec, and Directors’ Conference at The Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama on August 4, 2017.

Kevin Blair’s session, entitled, “Strategies in Banking: Time for Disruptive Transformation” will demonstrate how retail strategies and environments must adapt to the evolving and uncertain market, and explain how top performing organizations are repositioning themselves to meet shifting demands of consumers. Kevin will guide the audience through a transformative journey to see how they can succeed and leverage disruptive change in modern banking.

Program highlights discussed in Kevin’s presentation will include understanding key market drivers, analyzing top industry retail distribution trends, and examining case studies covering top industry performers implementing transformational changes.

“My primary objective is to motivate the bankers to create a new vision which align with an organization’s Brand, Place and Culture to unlock their potential to drive growth—as well as performance—in this ever-changing industry,” said Kevin Blair, President and CEO of NewGround.



About NewGround

NewGround is the industry thought-leader in strategy, innovative design, and project management, and has been for over 100 years. We help financial institutions master the power of their space to create the next generation workplace and retail solutions. At NewGround, we are driven by our core values of: Serving Others, Excellence, Innovation, Collaboration, and Communication. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, NewGround maintains corporate offices in Chicago, Illinois, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Waterloo, Ontario, with a regional presence throughout the U.S. For more information, visit NewGround at


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