01/17/22

The 5 Marketing Technologies that Every Bank Needs with Dan Novalis

This week we sit down with Dan Novalis, founder of a digital marketing agency called 2Novas. He helps community banks create marketing strategies that drive new revenue and he’s passionate about all things marketing technology. We discuss the 5 key area of marketing technology that every banks needs to consider in 2022.

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01/03/22

Chris Nichols on the Future of Payments

We kick off the new year with one of our favorite guests… Chris Nichols our Director of Capital Markets at SouthState. Chris is a banking industry and there’s no one better to provide insight on the future of payments. He has 30+ years of banking experience, is an active bank investor, small business owner, frequent…

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12/27/21

Our Best Podcasts of 2021 (Part 2)

As we wrap up 2021, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite episodes from this year. 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. 

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12/20/21

Our Best Podcasts of 2021 (Part 1)

As we wrap up 2021, we are taking a look back at some of our favorite episodes from this year. 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. 

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12/13/21

Bank M&A Forecasting for 2022 with Brady Gailey from KBW

This week we sit down with Brady Gailey from KBW to discuss his outlook for bank M&A as we head into 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 its employees. 

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12/06/21

The Upcoming FOMC Meeting, Outlook on Interest Rates, & What it Means for Bank Investment Portfolios with Geetika Bansal, Chad McKeithen, and Tom Fitzgerald

This week we bring it back to the Fed, economy, and what it means for community banks’ investment portfolios. We’re joined by Tom Fitzgerald, Chad McKeithen, and Geetika Bansal. To learn more how SouthState can help your bank win more loans, effectively manage investments, and operate at maximum efficiency, visit www.southstatecorrespondent.com The views, information, or opinions…

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11/29/21

Randy Walton on Exit Planning for Bank Executives, Why Clarity Trumps Certainty, and How to Deal with Conflict

This week we sit down with Randy Walton, CEO and Founder of The Walton Group.  We discuss a wide variety of leadership topics including exit planning, why clarity trumps certainty, and how to deal with conflict in a healthy manner. A highly sought after speaker, consultant, and leadership expert, Randy Walton has been challenging the norms of business…

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11/22/21

In Case You Missed It: How to Create Raving Fans with Jesse Cole, Owner of the Savannah Bananas Baseball Team

This week we’re throwing it back to own of our favorite episodes this year with Jesse Cole. Jesse is the founder of Fans First Entertainment and owner of the Savannah Bananas. His teams have welcomed more than one million fans to their ballparks and have been featured on MSNBC, CNN, ESPN and in Entrepreneur Magazine….

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11/15/21

Avoiding Burnout & Mastering Productivity with Leadership Expert Carey Nieuwhof

This week we sit down with leadership expert, speaker, author, and podcaster Carey Nieuwhof to discuss his new book At Your Best. Carey is a best-selling leadership author, speaker, podcaster, and former attorney. He writes one of today’s most influential leadership blogs, and his online content is accessed by leaders over 1.5 million times a…

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11/08/21

Leadership Lessons from the NFL with Rennie Curran, Former Tennessee Titans Linebacker

This week we sit down with Rennie Curran, former linebacker for the Tennessee Titans and Georgia Bulldogs. We talk about the leadership lessons that football teaches you, the value of having a personal brand, and how to handle success. Rennie currently serves as an active Keynote Speaker, Author, and CEO of Game Changer Coaching. Recently…

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11/01/21

Joe Keating’s Economic Outlook for Q4 and Beyond

This we sit down with one of our regular guests, Joe Keating, to get his thoughts on recent GDP data, inflation, and the outlook for Q4. Joe serves as Co-Chief Investment Officer of NBC Securities. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily…

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10/25/21

The 8 Paradoxes of Great Leadership with Tim Elmore, Founder & CEO of Growing Leaders

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, or opinions expressed during this…

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10/18/21

Upping Your Bank’s Retail Game with Ryan Harbry

This week we sit down with Ryan Harbry from StrategyCorps to get his thoughts on how banks can acquire more primary relationships, move away from punitive fees, and improve their overall retail business model. 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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10/11/21

Jack Hubbard on How Covid Has Changed Selling Forever (And What Will Never Change)

This week we are brining back one of our favorites — Jack Hubbard of St. Meyer & Hubbard.  Jack has trained over 70,000 bankers in his lifetime and his content can be seen in ABA Bank Marketing Blog, RAIN Today, The American Banker, The Financial Brand, and RMA Journal. Jack is co-author of the bestselling…

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10/04/21

Investment Observations and Ideas for the Fourth Quarter

This week we revisit the economy and investment portfolio with Tom Fitzgerald from SouthState’s capital markets group and and Chad McKeithen from Duncan-Williams, SouthState’s broker-dealer. 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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09/27/21

Leading Things You Didn’t Start with Tyler Reagin

This week we sit down with Tyler Reagin, former President of the Catalyst Conference — one of the largest leadership events in the world.  We talk about what it looks like to step into a leadership role of an organization you did not start and how to honor the past while casting a new vision…

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09/20/21

Servant Leadership with Joel Manby, Former CEO of SeaWorld, Saab, and Herschend Enterprizes

This week we sit down for a conversation about servant-leadership with Joel Manby. Joel has served as the CEO of a number of large organizations including SeaWorld, Saab, and  Herschend Enterprises — the largest family-owned entertainment company in the U.S. with popular brands such as the Harlem Globetrotters and Dolly Parton’s Dollywood theme park. He…

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09/13/21

Mastering LinkedIn for Social Selling with Brynne Tillman

Today is all about how to use LinkedIn to develop new relationships and business for your bank. We sit down with Brynne Tillman, CEO of Social Sales Link. As a former sales trainer and personal producer, Brynne adopted all of the traditional sales techniques and adapted them to the new digital world. She guides professionals…

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09/06/21

Creating a Culture of Accountability & Purpose

Today we sit down with Josh Collins (VP – Talent & Culture) and Ryan Liebowitz (VP – Commercial Lending) from Oconee State Bank in Watkinsville, GA.  We talk all about the importance of creating a culture of both accountability and purpose… and why the two are not mutually exclusive. The views, information, or opinions expressed…

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08/30/21

The Future of Open Banking with Lee Wetherington, Senior Director of Strategic Insights at Jack Henry

This week we talk all about the concept of “Open Banking”, what it means, and why it matters for community banks. To help us navigate this discussion, we sit down with Lee Wetherington from Jack Henry. To learn more about Lee, visit https://discover.jackhenry.com/fintalk/author/lee-wetherington The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of…

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