01/24/23

Niche Banking with Glenn Grossman, Director of Research with Cornerstone Advisors

Today we’re speaking with Glenn Grossman, Director of Research with Cornerstone Advisors. We talk about how banks are carving outs “niches” to serve specific needs of customers that are often overlooked. TThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily represent those of SouthState…

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01/17/23

Developing Your Talents with Kene Iloenyosi

Kene Iloenyosi teaches his clients how to discover their Purpose and work in their Career Sweet Spot. His books “Finding Your Sweet Spot” and “DNA of Talent” have helped put thousands of people on the path to discovering and working in their talent zone. Kene also works with leaders and teams to uncover the collective…

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01/09/23

Texas A&M Professor James Kolari on The State of Community Banking

This week we sit down with Dr. James Kolari, Professor of Finance at Texas A&M University. We talk about how he is developing the next generation of bankers, the state of communtiy banking, and solutions banks are adopting to become more competitive. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of…

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01/03/23

Managing Different Generations with Dr. Tim Elmore

Today we’re kicking off the new year with Dr. Tim Elmore, Founder of Growing Leaders to talk about his latest book, A New Kind of Diversity. Through Growing Leaders, Elmore and his team teach middle school, high school, and college students the skills they need to become authentic leaders. He has shared his insights in…

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12/28/22

Our Best Podcasts of 2022

This week we are taking a look back at 5 of our favorite episodes we recorded in 2022. We hope you enjoy! The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily represent those of SouthState Bank and its employees. SouthState Bank, N.A. – Member…

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12/19/22

Strategic Planning (Pt. 2) with Bert Purdy, Partner at FORVIS

This week we are doing a deeper dive into strategic planning with Bert Purdy. Bert is a Partner at FORVIS and serves community banks around the country. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily represent those of SouthState Bank and its employees….

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12/12/22

Strategic Planning with Steve Young, Chief Strategy Officer at SouthState Bank

This week we sit down with our own Steve Young to discuss the 5 key areas of strategic planning that SouthState focuses on. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily represent those of SouthState Bank and its employees. SouthState Bank, N.A. –…

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11/30/22

Where Will the Fed Go Next?

This week we sit down with one of our regular guests, Joe Keating from NBC Securities. Joe bring a wealth of knowledge of the economy and he provides us with an update and where the Fed’s next move may lead. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants…

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11/15/22

In Case You Missed It: Why Attention Beats Marketing with Jesse Cole, Owner of the Savannah Bananas Baseball Team

This week we are throwing it back to one of our favorite episodes featuring Jesse Cole. Jesse is the founder of Fans First Entertainment and owner of the Savannah Bananas. The Bananas have sold out every game since their first season and have a waitlist for tickets in the thousands. The team has built a social media…

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11/07/22

How to Create a “Small Bank” Environment within a Large Bank

This week on “How to Create a “Small Bank” Environment within a Large Bank” we are joined by SouthState team members Mark Bryant and Chrissie Casas. Mark is the Director of Government Lending and Chrissie serves as Director of Digital Banking.  Mark gives us an update on SBA and PPP, and then we discuss what…

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11/01/22

Pricing Loans in a Rising Rate Environment with Ed Kofman

This week on Pricing Loans in a Rising Rate, we sit back down with Ed Kofman to discuss his outlook for rates and why banks may need to put more floating rate loans on their books. Learn more about the ARC Program here: https://southstatecorrespondent.com/loan-hedging/ The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely…

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10/24/22

Lee Wetherington on FinTech and Digital Banking

This week we are excited to bring back one of our most popular guests, Lee Wetherington from Jack Henry. Caleb and Lee discuss open banking, the lasting effects of Covid on digital adoption, and what community banks need to be thinking about for the future. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are…

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10/18/22

Managing Your Funding Costs with Jeremy Lucas, Director of Balance Sheet Strategies for SouthState

This week we are revisiting a topic we last discussed in 2020: funding costs.  We sit down with Jeremy Lucas, Director of Balance Sheet Strategies for SouthState, to get his take on how community banks should be thinking about the recent rate hikes from a deposit perspective. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this…

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10/12/22

What Might Be Next for the Economy

This week we’ve got Joe Keating back on the show to discuss what might be next for the economy. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily represent those of SouthState Bank and its employees.  SouthState Bank, N.A. – Member FDIC  

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10/03/22

Bond Portfolio Strategies in a Rising Rate Environment

This week we’re talking with Tom Fitzgerald and Robert Biggs about the latest moves by the fed, and how community banks should start thinking about their bond portfolio strategies in a rising rate environment. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily represent…

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09/19/22

Mike Fernandez, CEO of Texas National Bank on How They are Serving Other Bankers

This week we sit down with Mike Fernandez, CEO of Texas National Bank in Sweetwater, Texas.  We talk about his thoughts on FinTech, the future of community banking, and how they launched a new division aimed at serving other bankers. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants…

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09/01/22

The 3 Essential Qualities of a Great Leader with Russ Hill

This week we sit down with Russ Hill, Co-Founder of Lone Rock Consulting.  We talk about the3 essential qualities of a great leader, the importance of clarity, alignment, and movement as you lead your community bank. Check out Lead In 30 here: http://leadin30.com/ The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of…

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08/11/22

Joe Keating’s Economic Outlook Update

This week we’re sitting down again with Joe Keating, Co-Chief Investment Officer of NBCSecurities to get his take on where the economy is headed for the rest of 2022. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily represent those of SouthState Bank and…

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06/14/22

How SouthState Manages Its Bond Portfolio

This week Tom sits down with Scott Clemmons, Investment Portfolio Manager for SouthState.  On How SouthState Manages its Bond Portfolio,  they discuss SouthState’s approach to the investment portfolio and needs of its balance sheet. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily represent…

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05/23/22

The 8 Paradoxes of Great Leadership with Dr. Tim Elmore

In case you missed it: This week we sit down with leadership expert Dr. Tim Elmore to discuss his new book, The 8 Paradoxes of Great Leadership. Dr. Elmore is the founder and CEO of Growing Leaders (www.GrowingLeaders.com), an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization created to develop emerging leaders. To learn more visit www.timelmore.com The views, information,…

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