03/07/22

Glen Jackson on the “Five F’s of Culture”, Working with Chick-fil-A, & How to Become a Preeminent Organization

Today’s discussion is with Glen Jackson, co-founder of Jackson Spalding, a marketing communications agency with offices in Atlanta, Dallas, and Los Angeles. We talk about the book he authored in 2018 called Preeminence. The book is an inside look at the pillars needed to sustain extraordinary excellence in today’s competitive marketplace. Order Preeminence here: https://www.pathtopreeminence.com/ The…

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02/28/22

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Consumer Lending with Jeff Keltner

This week we sit down with Jeff Keltner from Upstart to discuss how AI is shaping consumer lending.  We also delve into his time at Google and what community bank leaders need to be focused on to remain independent. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are solely those of the participants involved…

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02/22/22

Tom Fitzgerald Explains How the Fed Actually Works and the Economic Terms Every Banker Needs to Understand

This week Caleb asks Tom all about how the fed works, econ terms bankers need to know, and what Tom looks for as he prepares his weekly economic update. 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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02/14/22

How Blockchain is Changing the Future of Banking

This week Chris Nichols sits down with Mike Cagney, CEO of Figure Technologies, Adam Aspes and Ryan Zacharia of Jam Partners, and Adam Yarnold of Fin3. They discuss how blockchain is changing the future of the banking industry and what it means for community banks. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this show are…

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02/07/22

How to Balance Results & Relationships with Dr. Randy Ross

This week we’re sitting down with Dr. Randy Ross, founder of the company Remarkable! – a consulting and advisory firm specializing in team development and organizational health. Randy has traveled throughout the United States and internationally as a speaker, consultant and coach, building teams and developing leaders. A compelling communicator, Randy has the keen sensitivity…

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01/31/22

Preparing for Rising Rates in 2022

This week Tom Fitzgerald sits down with Chad McKeithen to discuss the outlook for rising rates in 2022 and what it means for the investment portfolio. 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. The…

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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. The views, information,…

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01/10/22

Why Cybersecurity Needs to Be on Your Bank’s Radar in 2022

This week we sit down with Joshua Sitta and Trafenia Salzman from Sittadel Cybersecurity Solutions. They share insights on how cybersecurity attacks typically happen, how banks can safeguard their information, and why it improves profitability over the long term. To learn more, visit www.sittadel.com

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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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