Strategic Management

TMIB Lite: What’s New (and Not!) in Stress Testing

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Rich Trauger, Managing Director Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on interesting banking news that happened this month. TMIB will be available on the last Wednesday of every month here, […]


Cybersecurity in Banking – Hot Topics!

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President Guest: Sudhir Kondisetty, Principal at RSM US, LLP Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on interesting banking news that happened this month. TMIB will be available on the last Wednesday of […]


How to Deliver Value to your Constituencies

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Gregg Wagner, Managing Director Guest: Preston L. Kennedy, Vice Chairman of the Board, Bank of Zachary and Chairman-elect, Independent Community Bankers of America  Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on […]


TMIB Lite: Cardless ATMs: No Card? No problem!

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, President and CEO and Gregg Wagner, Managing Director Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on interesting banking news that happened this month. TMIB will be available on the last Wednesday of every month here, […]


The Real Reason for Bank Scale: Trading Multiples

“Get big or get out.” “You must be twice the size that you are to succeed.” These are bromides that some industry talking heads might be telling you. I hear it and read it frequently. And in today’s social media, non fact-based opinion society, if you say it enough, people may start to believe it. […]


For Financial Institutions, Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Capital? Yes. Yes There Is.

I was on a panel at a bankers conference with an investment banker and two bank fund investors. One of the investors’ opening remarks was about banks that were over-capitalized. I panned the audience to see if regulators were present. But there were enough open jaw gapes to see that many bankers share the regulatory […]


TMIB Lite: Welcome to Matt Prosseda

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Bob Kafafian, President and CEO and Matt Prosseda, Managing Director Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on interesting banking news that happened this month. TMIB will be available on the last Wednesday of every month here, […]


TMIB Lite: The Road to CECL

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Rich Trauger, Managing Director   Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on interesting banking news that happened this month. TMIB will be available on the last Wednesday of every month […]


Liquidity Crunch? The Federal Home Loan Bank System – Reality versus Myth

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Rich Trauger, Managing Director Guest: Maureen Kalena, Vice President/Relationship Manager, Federal Home Loan Bank of New York     Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on interesting banking news that […]


Branch Talk

“The legacy [of build it and they will come] is an inefficient allocation of resources dedicated to supporting a less relevant delivery channel…” So went an informative branch research report put out by my old friend and excellent bank stock analyst, Matt Schultheis of Boenning & Scattergood. At lunch recently, he said that the battle […]