NewGround’s CEO to Speak in Las Vegas

2018 ICBA Community Banking Live


CHESTERFIELD, Mo., March 2, 2018–NewGround, a St. Louis-based design-build firm, announced that President and CEO, Kevin Blair, will serve as a thought-leader and speaker at the 2018 ICBA Community Banking Live Convention at the Venetian Palazzo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Kevin will speak during the Marketing & Social Media learning session on March 15, 2018. This track is intended to detail tactical insights and education on how to skillfully build your brand, deepen engagement with customers, and communicate effectively with your market.

Through Kevin’s thought-provoking session entitled, “Community Banking Impressions 2018,” he will discuss the hottest trends in branch transformation and will interview bankers that have integrated these trends.



“The purpose of this session is to lead discussions on how consumer behavior and the rapid adoption of technology has had a profound shift in the way consumers shop and bank,” said Kevin Blair, President and CEO of NewGround. “My primary objective will be to provide the opportunity for peer bankers to discuss how they are driving growth and creating dynamic and engaging experiences during this shift in consumer behavior.”


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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