Insights

Pricing Discipline in a Rising Rate Environment

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Gregg Wagner, Managing Director Guest: Joel Rosenberg, Managing Director – Client Success and Delivery at 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. […]


Are Your Priorities in Sync with Your Peers?

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Robert Kafafian, President and CEO, Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Richard Ciolli, Senior Vice President Guest: Steve Powless, Chairman and CEO, CSI 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 […]


Indirect Lending-Are You In or Out? / Tax Reform and the Banking Industry

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Rich Trauger, Managing Director Guest: Charles Guarino, Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing, and Chief Lending Executive, Five Star Bank Start time 1:32 Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on […]


Will Your Bank Be Independent and Relevant in Fifteen Years?

As 2017 enters the history books, it’s hard to believe that Y2K was eighteen years ago.  We all remember the furor over how the world might come to an end.  We feared that power would be cut off, appliances wouldn’t work, trains would stop, planes wouldn’t be able to land, and computers would freeze-up. It’s […]


Crisis Management / Banking’s Top 5 in Total Return to Shareholders / Bitcoin Mania

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Cohosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President and Rich Trauger, Managing Director Guest: Hart S. Brown, Executive Vice President and COO of Firestorm 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 […]


Banking Is a Team Sport / Zelle / Public Bank for New Jersey?

Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Co-hosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President; Rich Trauger, Managing Director Guest: Anne Deeter Gallaher, Owner/CEO of Deeter Gallaher Group LLC 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 […]


Abacus: Small Enough to Jail – A New Documentary

Join us for a conversation with Jill Sung, Abacus Bank President and CEO, and Vera Sung, Director and Closing Attorney at Abacus Host: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Co-hosts: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President; George Millward, Managing Director Guests: Jill Sung, President and CEO, Abacus Bank; Vera Sung, Attorney and Director of Abacus Bank Podcast Show […]


TB or Not TB? Is that THE Question?

In the early stages of Hamlet, William Shakespeare’s epic 15th century play, the protagonist says “To be or not to be, that is the question.”  Through this phrase, Hamlet questioned the meaning and value of his life after his father was killed by Claudius. For bank mergers, our take on Hamlet’s age-old question is “tangible […]


Community Banking and Hurricane Relief / Equifax Breach / Community Banks That Break the Mold

Hosts: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Panel: Jeff Marsico, Executive Vice President; Gregg Wagner, Managing Director Guests: R. Scott Heitkamp, Chairman of Independent Community Bankers of America ® (ICBA) and President and CEO of ValueBank Texas; Carrie Heitkamp Quality Assurance at ValueBank Texas Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with […]


Current Expected Credit Losses (“CECL”) – A Conversation with FASB Board Member, R. Harold Schroeder

Hosts: Sharon Lorman, Vice President Panel: Bob Kafafian, President and CEO; Rich Trauger, Managing Director Guest: R. Harold Schroeder, FASB Board Member 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 […]