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Is It Time to Start a New Bank? De Novo Applications Are Up!

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Rich Trauger, Managing Director Guest: Joseph W. Major, Chairman of the Board and CEO, The Victory 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 […]


FDIC to Revisit Brokered Deposit Rules

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, […]


Sometimes High, Sometimes Low, Easy Come and Easy Go

TKG 3QTR 18 NewsletterWho would have thought that a 1990 Winger song would be the headline for TKG Perspective? However, 2018 is one for the record books in the world of cryptocurrencies. As of September 12, 2018, the MVIS CryptoCompare Digital Assets 10 Index, a modified market cap-weighted index which tracks the performance of the […]


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, […]


Is the Tail Wagging the Dog at Your Institution?

In nearly every process improvement engagement conducted by TKG, we find a tail wagging the dog.¬† This occurs when either the sales or operational side of the bank dominate, take, or have control.¬† It is largely the result of where the power lies within an organization below the President and CEO. The Sales Side In […]


The Future of Community Bank Mergers

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Bob Kafafian, President and CEO and Rich Trauger, Managing Director Guest: James S. Vaccaro , President and CEO Manasquan 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 […]


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, […]