Insights

Are Diversity Requirements Really Necessary?

Diversity in banking continues to be a hot topic. Based upon recent conversations TKG has participated in, there is a heightened interest and focus by many financial institutions to have greater diversity in their boardrooms, executive management teams, and in their overall workforce. TKG recently participated in a panel discussion on board diversity at the […]


Byline Bank Turned its Future from Bleak to Bright!

Guest: Alberto J. Paracchini, President, CEO & Director, Byline 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 […]


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 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 […]


Core Providers, Open Banking, APIs: What Should You Know?

Guest: Aaron Silva, President and CEO of Paladin fs & Golden Contract Coalition 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 […]


TMIB Lite: Welcome Megan Rutledge to The Kafafian Group and Insights into Megan’s Large Regional Bank Lending Experience

Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on interesting banking topics. TMIB is 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, at your desk, or home. […]


Is Loyalty Worth It?

What is the value of a loyal customer? And what is the difference between a transactional customer and a loyal one? This was the subject of the keynote speaker, James Kane, at the recent Financial Managers’ Society FMS Forum in Boston. When you talk about loyalty to financial institution CFOs and Controllers, as Kane did […]


Insights from Gerard Cassidy, RBC Capital Markets Managing Director and Bank Analyst

Guest: Gerard Cassidy, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets 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 […]


Is Your Loan Portfolio Ready for the Next Recession?

Guest: Dallas Wells, EVP Strategic Innovation, PrecisionLender 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 […]


Right-Sizing Your Branch Network? How One Community Banker Made the Tough Decisions

April 23, 2019 | Performance Measurement, Podcast

Guest: Jerry Champi, President and CEO, FNCB 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 […]


How Is That New Year Self-Improvement Program Going?

The start of each New Year is a good time for new beginnings.  That’s when many of us start self-improvement programs.  How is that self-improvement program going so far this year?  We’re already a quarter through 2019, and have you stuck with your program? While we may have gained a few pounds during the holidays, […]