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Culture Building in a Telecommuting World and What’s the New Normal for a Post-Coronavirus Workplace?

Guests: Alan Kaplan, CEO Kaplan Partners, Austin Stonitsch, EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Dime Community Bank and Janet Whitehead, SVP, Human Resources, Univest Financial Corporation Podcast Show Notes: Our This […]


Finxact Core System – It’s Different!

Guest: Michael Sanchez, Founder and President of Finxact Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on interesting banking […]


Cannabis Banking – Are You Ready?

Guest: Jon K. Skarin, EVP of Legislative & Regulatory Policy, Massachusetts Bankers Association Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry […]


Banking Strategies: Should We Look to Utah?

March 29, 2013 | Jeff For Banks, Uncategorized

If you could build a bank that delivered a 2.49% ROA, twenty three percent deposit growth that is 100% core, and zero non-performing loans, would you do it? That is […]


A Practical Approach to Reducing Operating Expenses

In the present economic environment, revenue growth is becoming much more difficult to attain, net interest margins are under pressure, and compliance costs are on the rise.  In these challenging […]


Too Much on the Dollar Menu?

February 17, 2010 | Jeff For Banks, Uncategorized

I recently spoke at a NJ Bankers Association event about the things I learned this recession (see blog post regarding subject). Since writing that missive, I realized I left one […]


Ode to Bill Davis

February 13, 2010 | Jeff For Banks, Uncategorized

On December 31st, a great banker retired: Bill Davis (pictured). I have known Bill for about 10 years and like him as a person very much. But also important is […]


A little game of one-on-one?

February 10, 2010 | Jeff For Banks, Uncategorized

I recently met with Frank Teas, CEO of The Nashua Bank in New Hampshire to discuss strategy (See photo. Frank is actually the person on the left). During the course […]


My Banking Lessons Learned this Recession

February 5, 2010 | Jeff For Banks, Uncategorized

I attended a meeting the other day with a board committee of a client that is profitable and pro-active in charting their future. While others were talking, I jotted down […]


Beware of the Yutes!

February 4, 2010 | Jeff For Banks, Uncategorized

In the 1992 classic movie My Cousin Vinny, Joe Pesci referred to his clients as “yutes”. Fred Gwynn, who played the judge, asked for clarification, not understanding Pesci meant “youths”. […]