In Case You Missed It: Building a Remarkable Culture with David Salyers from Chick-fil-A
This week we go back and feature one of our most listened to podcast episodes, Building a Remarkable Culture with David Salyers from Chick-fil-A.
Karl Nelson: CEO of KPN Consulting on M&A, Credit Unions, and Banking in a Post-COVID World
Today we talk with Karl Nelson, CEO of KPN Consulting. His career has included senior positions with Silverton Bank, IDC Deposits, and Promontory Interfinancial Network. Karl was an organizing Director and former ALCO Chair for a de novo bank in North Carolina and consults regularly with community bank Boards and Management on business strategies. The…
Jon Acuff: New York Times Bestselling Author on How to Change Your Company’s Culture
This week, we sit down with Jon Acuff, New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including his newest release, Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking. He’s an INC Magazine Top 100 Leadership speaker and has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people at conferences and companies around the world including: FedEx, Nissan, Microsoft, Lockheed Martin, Chick-fil-A, Nokia, and…
Talking Football with Mark Richt, Retired Coach of the Georgia Bulldogs & Miami Hurricanes
This week, we change it up and talk some football with Mark Richt. Coach Richt is the former head football coach of the University of Georgia Bulldogs and University of Miami Hurricanes, and a longtime assistant coach for the Florida State University Seminoles. He is currently a football analyst for the ACC Network. Mark and his…
Ballard Cassady, CEO of the Kentucky Bankers Association
This week we sit down with Ballard Cassady, CEO of the Kentucky Bankers Association. We get his thoughts on regulation, headwinds facing the industry, and what it takes to run a successful community bank in today’s environment. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do…
Tom Michaud, CEO of KBW – M&A and the Future of Community Banking
This week we feature a special conversation with Tom Michaud, CEO of KBW. Under Tom’s leadership, KBW has become the nation’s premier investment bank to the financial services industry. The company is routinely recognized for its leadership in mergers & acquisitions, capital raising, and equity research. Tom maintains strong personal relationships with leading industry executives,…
Dee Ann Turner, Former VP of Talent for Chick-fil-A – How to Crush Your Career
This week we have the pleasure of speaking with Dee Ann Turner, former VP of Talent for Chick-fil-A. Dee Ann was instrumental in building and growing Chick-fil-A’s well-known culture and talent systems, responsible for selecting thousands of Chick-fil-A franchisees and corporate staff members. Under her leadership, Chick-fil-A enjoyed industry-leading employee engagement scores and became known for…
Managing Your Balance Sheet Through Inflation Fears, Excess Liquidity, and the Steep Yield Curve
This week is all about balance sheet management, inflation fears, and the continued excess liquidity. Tom sits down with Chad McKeithen and Andrew Norrid from our broker-dealer (Duncan-Williams) to make sense of it all. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved and do not necessarily represent…
Creating an Engaged Culture with Lon Langston
This week we sit down with Lon Langston, founder of the Engaged Banker Experience. We discuss culture, leadership, and the cost of low engagement. Lon has been studying and practically applying management and leadership since college. In 2010, he began to study behavioral economics. Over time, that expanded to all behavioral science, including the neurology…
Al Dominick, CEO of Bank Director – The Hallmarks of Great Community Bank Leadership
This week we sit down with Al Dominick, CEO of Bank Director and DirectorCorps to discuss the hallmarks of great community bank leadership, trends in the industry, and what community bankers need to be paying attention to in the coming years. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the…
Joe Keating on Inflation Fears & the Lackluster Jobs Report
This week Tom speaks with Joe Keating, Chief Investment Officer of NBC Securities to discuss the current economic forecast, inflation fears, and the disappointing jobs report. To get Tom’s bond portfolio trends report, visit www.southstatecorrespondent.com/bondreport
3 Reasons Why Your Bank’s Marketing Isn’t Working
This week, Erik and Caleb discuss the 3 common mistakes they see banks making in their marketing… and what to do about it!
Forecasting Bank M&A Activity for the Rest of the Year
This week we sit down with Eric Corrigan, senior managing director of Commerce Street Capital, to get thoughts on post-pandemic M&A transaction activity. To get Tom’s bond portfolio report, visit www.southstatecorrespondent.com/bondreport.
Planters First Bank’s CMO on How Covid Has Changed Bank Marketing
This week, we sit down with Dan Duchnowski to discuss how covid has forced community banks to change the way they approach marketing and digital banking. To get Tom’s Bond Portfolio Trends Analysis, visit www.southstatecorrespondent.com/bondreport.
Why Your Bank Needs a Strategic Plan
This week, we sit down with Bert Purdy from BKD to discuss all things strategic planning. To learn more about Bert, you can find him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/bertpurdy/
Jesse Cole – Owner of the Savannah Bananas Baseball Team
This week we have the honor of learning from Jesse Cole, 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. The Bananas have been awarded Organization of the Year,…
The Steep Yield Curve, FOMC Meeting, & What it Means for the Bond Portfolio
This week Tom sits down with Chad McKeithen, Managing Director of Strategy for Duncan Williams, and Greg Rains SVP of Fixed Income Sales at SouthState. They discuss the steepened yield curve, the recent FOMC meeting, and advice they have for CFOs as they navigate their balance sheets and bond portfolios.
SouthState COO Renee Brooks – A Conversation on Digital Banking
This week, we sit down with our COO Renee Brooks to discuss the latest topics and trends in digital banking.
Building an Innovative Community Bank with Steve Schnall, CEO of Quontic Bank
This week, we sit down with Steve Schnall, CEO and founder of Quontic Bank in New York City. He founded the bank in 2009 and has transformed the bank into a profitable, well-capitalized, philanthropic, digital financial institution which does business in all 50 states. We discuss innovative, bitcoin, and what kind of culture it takes…
Using LinkedIn to Develop New Business
Today with sit down with Mark Galvin, founder & CEO of ePresence. Mark started ePresence to serve business people that do not have the time, know-how, or desire to manage their own social media. His ultimate goal is to help people find more success through social media. On the show, we discuss all things LinkedIn…