07/31/23

Making Treasury Management Profitable with Chris Nichols & Richard Buttermore

Today Chris Nichols, our Director of Capital Markets, sits down with Richard Buttermore from Paramount Financial Technologies. Paramount Financial Technologies is a fintech corporation, and is the product of 20 years of first-hand experience working with regional and community banks. Chris and Richard discuss how banks can leverage technology to increase the profitability of their…

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07/24/23

Helping Your Lenders Succeed with Jack Hubbard

Today we sit down with Jack Hubbard, Managing Partner of The Modern Banker. With nearly 80,000 financial services professionals personally trained and coached, Jack is one of banking’s most sought-after facilitators. An author, classroom instructor, and thought leader, his expertise and out-of-the-box thinking put him in great demand when the subject matter is social selling…

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07/17/23

Strategies to Manage Your Bank’s Liquidity

Today Robert Biggs sits down with Jeff Zage, CEO of Financial Northeastern. They discuss the upward pressure on funding costs and how brokered deposits can play a key role in banks’ balance sheet management. Claim Your Free Refinance Ebook Here The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants…

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07/03/23

Developing Your Bank’s Leaders with Neil Stevens from Oconee State Bank

Today we sit down with Neil Stevens, CEO of Oconee State Bank in Watkinsville, GA. We discuss his new book, Leading Life on Life, and how he is working to grow and develop the leaders at OSB. GET YOUR FREE COPY OF OUR STRATEGIC REFINANCE EBOOK HERE The views, information, or opinions expressed during this…

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06/26/23

Banking Trends that are Defining 2023 with Mark Kanaly from Alston & Bird

Today we speak with Mark Kanaly, Partner and Chair of the Financial Services and Products Group at Alston & Bird. We discuss the key trends defining the 2023 community banking landscape. Mark focuses on the representation of banks and other financial institutions. He assists these companies with private and public securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions,…

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06/20/23

4 Reasons FinTech Partnerships Fail with Jason Henrichs from Alloy Labs

This week we sit down to discuss fintech partnerships with Jason Henrichs, CEO of Alloy Labs. The Alloy Labs Alliance is the only consortium that drives exponential growth for banks by leveraging powerful network effects. GET YOUR FREE COPY OF OUR STRATEGIC REFINANCE EBOOK HERE The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are…

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06/12/23

Advising Your Borrowers to Refinance with Ed Kofman

Today we sit down with Ed Kofman, our Managing Director of Loan Hedging. We discuss trends in CRE and how to become a trusted advisor to your borrowers when it comes to refinancing strategies. GET YOUR FREE COPY OF OUR STRATEGIC REFINANCE EBOOK HERE The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely…

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05/30/23

Leading a High-Performing Community Bank with Heath Fountain, CEO of Colony Bank

This week we sit down with Heath Fountain, CEO of Colony Bank in Fitzgerald, GA. We talk about Heath’s journey to becoming a CEO, the importance of focusing both on relationships and technology, and how to invest in the next generation of bankers. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those…

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05/22/23

Starting a De Novo During Covid with Lauren Sparks from Agility Bank

Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Lauren Sparks, CEO and Founder of Agility Bank. We talk about how she got the idea to start the bank, their status as an MDI, selling investors on the vision, building the team, and how they organized during Covid. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this…

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05/15/23

Managing Your Liquidity & Bond Portfolio with Tom Fitzgerald & Robert Biggs

On this Monday morning, Thomas Fitzgerald and Robert Biggs return to the topic of the bond portfolio and liquidity issues facing community financial institutions. Tom and Robert also discuss the recent headlines and projections for the economy. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do…

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05/08/23

5 Trends in Payments that Community Banks Should be Watching

Today we sit down with Keith Ash, Managing Director of Payments for Strategic Resource Management (SRM). We discuss the ever-changing landscape of payments and the 5 trends that community banks should be watching. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily represent those…

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05/01/23

Aligning Your Lending and Marketing Teams with Tim Leeds

This week we’re talking with Tim Leeds, VP of Growth for BizGift. We discuss the importance of aligning your sales and marketing teams to drive new business for your bank. VIEW AGENDA AND REGISTER FOR BMC 2023 The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do…

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04/24/23

To Hike or Not to Hike? Joe Keating’s Economic Update

This week Tom Fitzgerald from our Strategy group sits down with Joe Keating, Co-Chief Investment Officer of NBC Securities. Joe is a frequent guest on the podcast and gives us his take on where the Fed will go next and his outlook for the broader economy. VIEW AGENDA AND REGISTER FOR BMC 2023 The views,…

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04/17/23

The Opportunity of this Banking Crisis (Highlights from Our Recent Webinar)

This week we are featuring highlights from our recent webinar, The Opportunity of this Banking Crisis. VIEW AGENDA AND REGISTER FOR BMC 2023 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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04/10/23

The Future of Community Banking with Karl Nelson from KPN Consulting

This week we sit back down with another repeat guest, Karl Nelson from KPN Consulting. Karl hosts community bank roundtables across the country, and discusses the challenges and opportunities facing community banks today and in the future. VIEW AGENDA AND REGISTER FOR BMC 2023 The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely…

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04/03/23

Leading Yourself So You Can Lead Others with Jeremie Kubicek

Today we’re joined by Jeremie Kubicek, Executive Charimain of GiANT Worldwide, who we had on the show way back in 2020. Jeremie Kubicek is a powerful communicator, serial entrepreneur, and content builder. He creates content used by some of the largest companies around the globe found in the books he has authored: The 100X Leader,…

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03/27/23

Nathan Stovall from S&P Global on The State of Community Banking

This week we’re sitting down with Nathan Stovall, Director of Financial Institutions Research at S&P Global. Nathan talks about the outlook for M&A, new de novo activity, and keys to remaining an independent community bank in today’s environment. REGISTER AND VIEW AGENDA FOR BMC 2023 CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR FREE COST OF FUNDING ANALYSIS…

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03/20/23

10 Lessons from SVB with Chris Nichols

In this episode, we discuss Chris Nichols’ most recent blog posts covering the recent bank failures and takeaway lessons for community banks. Subscribe to the Banker to Banker Blog 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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03/13/23

How to Inspire Your Team Everyday with Kevin Scott, Co-Founder of ADDO Worldwide

Today we’re speaking with Kevin Paul Scott. Kevin is the founder of ADDO Wordwide, a leadership consultancy in Atlanta. He’s traveled to six continents and spoken to leaders from more than 100 countries and is the author of several books include his latest book called Inspired Everyday: Three Indispensable Ingredients to Connect with Your Passion….

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03/06/23

Attracting & Retaining Top Performers with Travis Dommert

Today we discuss the War for Talent and how community banks can attract and retain top-performers. We sit down with Travis Dommert, SVP of Talent for OneDigital. Travis loves to share actionable insights on the topics of talent, culture, and performance. As a life-long learner, business leader, and student of high-performance cultures, he blends research…

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