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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, […]


TMIB Lite: The Road to CECL

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 […]


Liquidity Crunch? The Federal Home Loan Bank System – Reality versus Myth

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Rich Trauger, Managing Director Guest: Maureen Kalena, Vice President/Relationship Manager, Federal Home Loan Bank of New York     Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on interesting banking news that […]


Machias Savings Bank! Successful Transformation!

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Gregg Wagner, Managing Director Guest: Lawrence “Larry” Barker, CEO Machias Savings 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 […]


TMIB Lite: S.2155-Finally Some Regulatory Relief!

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President 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 […]


TMIB Lite: Community Bank Profitability

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President 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 […]


TMIB Lite: Balancing Digital and Physical

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President 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 […]


Is Your Brand Dead?

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Gregg Wagner, Managing Director Guest: Cassandra Giovanni, Marketing Manager at Savings Institute Bank and Trust 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 […]


Is Your Bank Positioned to Benefit from the Continued Rise in Market Interest Rates?

Times are looking pretty good for community financial institutions.  While we can always find something to complain about, we are working within an environment where Washington is beginning to ease the regulatory burden, loan quality is sound and the new tax plan makes the outlook for earnings even brighter.  When things are going well, it […]