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Top Banking Issues in 2021

Guest: Randy Hultgren, President and CEO, Illinois Bankers Association 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, and on Apple and Droid podcast apps […]


Credit Risk and Post-Pandemic Lending

Guest: Ronda McDowell, EVP and Chief Credit Officer, Sandy Spring Bank 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, and on Apple and Droid […]


Purpose Driven Banking – A Better Business Model?

Guest: Clay Adams, President and CEO, Mascoma Bank 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, and on Apple and Droid podcast apps for […]


Conscious Banking

I was once that guy who pulled into a Whole Foods Market parking lot, parked next to a Prius, revved my Camaro, and smiled. I hope I evolved since then. At least my stereotype about the grocer was wrong. Its co-founder, John Mackey, is a libertarian who believes corporations should serve a higher purpose. It’s […]


Bob Kafafian’s Year-End Message

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, and on Apple and Droid podcast apps for your listening enjoyment. Join us on your commute, […]


Two High Performing Banks Merge in the Midst of COVID

Guests: Christopher Martin, Chairman and CEO of Provident Financial Services, Inc., and Anthony J. Labozzetta, President, COO & Director of Provident Financial Services, Inc. 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 […]


Transitioning Away From LIBOR – Are You Ready?

Guests: Matthew Tevis, Managing Director, Head of Sales at Chatham Financial, and Kim Johnston, Director of Regulatory Advisory for Chatham’s Financial Institutions Group 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 […]


Bank M&A – Show Me the Money

Deep down I’m a bit of a softie. And nostalgic. So, if my wife and I are watching TV on a Saturday night and I happen to come across “Jerry Maguire,” I tend to stop and watch awhile. Then she says, “not this movie again” and I move on. Not that Jerry Maguire is my […]


How the Pandemic has Fundamentally Changed Community Banking

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, and on Apple and Droid podcast apps for your listening enjoyment. Join us on your commute, […]


Online Account Opening – Bring on the Deposits!

August 25, 2020 | Podcast, Strategic Management

Guests: Michael (“Mike”) Bingold, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Retail & Client Development Officer, Flushing Financial Corporation and Raj Patel, Co-Founder and COO of MANTL, an Enterprise Software Company 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 […]