Strategic Management

Mr. Bank Investor, I Have Two Questions

I recently delivered remarks at a bank institutional investor conference titled “Don’t Be Mr./Ms. Irrelevant.” The conference included a panel of recognizable bank stock investors who waxed eloquent on their […]


Regulatory and Legislative Hurdles in 2022 – What You Need to Know!

Guest: Michael P. Affuso, Esq., incoming President and CEO of the New Jersey Bankers Association Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and […]


Bank Shareholder Succession Matters

I’m growing more concerned about the time and effort by community financial institutions to understand the needs of next generation shareholders and build a strategy around shareholder succession. I recently […]


How Baseball Can Help Bankers Improve Performance

Guest: Benjamin T. Crowley, Senior Vice President, The Kafafian Group Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on […]


Benefits of Revenue Diversification in Banking

Guest: W. Brad Voss, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBK) and TBK Bank, SSB. Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast […]


Major Issues Impacting Bank Stocks and Valuations

Guests: Gerard Cassidy, Managing Director – Equity Research, RBC Capital Markets Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders […]


The Talent and Customer Portal in the New Year

The Tradition that was New Year’s Day College Football New Year’s Day was (and still is) one of my favorite days – besides the pork and sauerkraut, New Year’s Day […]


The Economy and Interest Rates – Where Are They Going?

Guests: Dorothy Jaworski, SVP and Treasurer at Penn Community Bank, and Hugh Blaxall, Managing Partner at VBC Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with […]


Row in the Same Direction: Branch Profitability in Action

//This article originally appeared in Jeff4Banks.com// Chris Nichols from Southstate Bank Correspondent Bank Division recently wrote an excellent piece about branch profitability, a subject near and dear to my heart […]


Banks Should Avoid Rabbit Holes

*This post was originally published on Jeff4Banks.com on November 7, 2021* We have much work to do, little resources to get it done, and a short time to make it […]