08/28/20

Putting Your Excess Liquidity To Work

This week we are joined by Patty Gorman and Parker Grubbs from our capital markets division. We revisit the investment portfolio and discuss best strategies for putting excess liquidity to work in the current rate environment.

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08/24/20

Simplifying the Online Account Opening Process

In this week’s episode, we sit down with three panelists to discuss how banks are automating and simplifying the online account opening process. Our guests are Kranthi Palreddy from Terafina, Ruth Erickson from Bank of Hawaii, and Shirley Fiano from CenterState. They are a wealth of knowledge and we hope your enjoy this conversation.

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08/18/20

How to Develop New Business When You Can’t Travel

What does it take to develop new business when travel isn’t an option? How do you connect with prospects digitally? This week, we turn to Jack Hubbard for the answers. Jack is the Chief Experience Officer at St. Meyer and Hubbard and has provided sales coaching for over 70,000 bankers in his lifetime.

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08/11/20

What’s Next for the Economy and Interest Rates?

In this week’s show, we sit down with Joe Keating, one of today’s leading economists. We discuss all things related to the recent Q2 economic data, his forecast for the rest of the year, and where rates might be headed in the future. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those…

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08/03/20

Attracting Young Talent To Your Bank

In this week’s show, we sit down with Kevin Scott, founder of ADDO Worldwide, and Neil Stevens, CEO of Oconee State Bank in Athens, GA. They discuss the importance of investing in your bank’s younger leaders, attracting them to your organization, and how to cast a vision that inspires both them and your entire bank….

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07/18/20

Turning Prospects Into Customers with Content Marketing

Does your bank have a strategic content marketing strategy?  In this episode, we sit down with Shondell Varcianna. She is the founder of Varci Media, a content writing company that helps financial institutions save time by writing blog posts that convert into customers. We discuss the importance of having a content strategy, how to know which social…

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07/06/20

Fighting NIM Compression

In this episode, Tom sits down with Jeremy Lucas, Director of Balance Sheet Strategies for CenterState Bank, and Todd Wacker, VP & Sr. Relationship Manager with FHLBank Atlanta. They discuss the current rate environment, NIM compression, and how banks should be approaching their funding strategies this year.

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06/22/20

Innovating Your Digital Offerings

In this episode, Erik Bagwell and Tom Fitzgerald sit down with Jason Henrichs from FinTech Forge and Patrick Sells from Quontic Bank, recently named “Digital Banker of the Year” by American Banker.  They share insights on how community banks need to be approaching their digital offerings and why you don’t have to be a large…

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06/14/20

Adjusting Your Investment Strategy for 2020

In this episode, Tom Fitzgerald sits down with Todd Patrick and Todd Davis from CenterState’s fixed-income group. They unpack how banks should be approaching their investment portfolio during this economic crisis and highlight the ways River Bank & Trust in Prattville, AL is implementing these strategies and winning with their bond portfolio.

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05/29/20

Building Culture & Leading Your Team Virtually

In this first episode, Erik Bagwell sits down with Billy Boughey, Founder and CEO of Elevate Experiences. Billy is an internationally-recognized communicator, thought-leader and emcee who has led events for Delta Airlines, Coca-Cola, Chick-fil-A, The John Maxwell Company and many other notable organizations. To learn more, visit elevateexperiences.com In this episode, Tom Fitzgerald sits down…

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