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COVID’s Ongoing Impact on Bank Branches

Guests: Jacob (“Jake”) Iampietro, SVP & Director of Retail Banking, Penn Community Bank and Thomas (“Tom”) Minichiello, SVP & Head of Retail Banking, Kish Bank Podcast Show Notes: Our This […]


Rest in Peace Purple Pen

Robert “Bob” Earl Prothero passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Bluffton, South Carolina on January 9th, 2021. He was 87 years old. Bob attended Beaumont High […]


The Future of FinTech! Are You Ready?!

Guest: Charles E. Potts, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer for the Independent Community Bankers of America ® (ICBA) Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast […]


Data Cleansing & Data Governance: What the heck does that mean?

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


M&A From a Strategic Perspective

Cohosts: Bob Kafafian, Chairman and CEO, and Rich Trauger, Managing Director Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders […]


Mortgage Lenders Experienced Record Profits – Could They Have Done Better?

During the pandemic, TKG worked with several clients on process improvement engagements where the scope of the project was focused on residential lending. Like many financial institutions who originate residential […]


Top Post-Pandemic Issues Facing CFOs

Guest: George Rapp, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, The Bank of Princeton Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought […]


Squared Away – How Can Bankers Succeed as Economic First Responders

Guest: Jeff Marsico, President, The Kafafian Group, Inc. Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on interesting banking […]


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 […]


Branch vs. Lending Organizations: Which Organization Won the 2020 Profitability Battle?

Community financial institutions came off of a strong year in 2019 and entered 2020 a little apprehensive. The economy was slowing, the Fed started lowering interest rates and there was […]