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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02/27/23

Bond Portfolio Strategies to Protect Your Balance Sheet

This week we turn our attention back to the bond portfolio. Robert Biggs and Tom Fitzgerald from SouthState|DuncanWilliams discuss the latest economic forecast and what it means for the investment side of community banks.   The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily…

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02/19/23

Building an Intentional Culture with Mark Miller, Vice President of High-Performance Leadership at Chick-fil-A

Today we’re excited to have Mark Miller back on the podcast. Mark serves as the VP of High-Performance Leadership at Chick-fil-A. Mark has authored over 10 leadership books and helps grow leaders both at Chick-fil-A and around the world. We discuss his latest book called Culture Rules and the 3 things every leaders must do…

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02/13/23

How High Will Rates Go? (Joe Keating’s Economic Forecast)

This week we return to the economy with Joe Keating, Co-Chief Investment Officer of NBC Securities to discuss the latest Fed moves and what it means for the broader economy. BALANCE SHEET MANAGEMENT WEBINAR ==>> REGISTER HERE LOAN PRICING WEBINAR ==>> REGISTER HERE The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those…

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02/06/23

The State of Bank M&A with Brady Gailey from KBW

This week we return to the topic of M&A with Brady Gailey from KBW. Brady joined Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. in 2007, working in the firm’s Atlanta office, and is currently a Managing Director responsible for equity research coverage of roughly 35 regional banks in the Southeastern and Southwestern United States, with a focus…

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01/30/23

Leadership, Culture, & Succession Planning with Dorothy Savarese, Executive Chair of Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank

Today we have the privilege of speaking with Dorothy Savarese, Executive Chair of Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank in Massachusetts. She served as CEO of Cape Cod Five for 18 years and has been consistently named one of the top 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking by the American Banker. We talk all about…

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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. The 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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