community banking

Failure is OK

On Friday, April 26, 2024, the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities (the “PA Department”) took possession of Republic First Bancorp, Inc. unit Republic First Bank (“Republic”) due to Republic’s […]


Insights from the American Bankers’ Association Conference for Community Bankers

San Antonio sun, buzzing conversations, and a room full of bankers hungry for boardroom transformation. That’s where I found myself, tackling a topic close to my heart, Turning the Board […]


Navigating the Shifting Tides: Unraveling the Dynamics of Higher for Longer Rates and Profitability Trends in Community Banks

In the dynamic world of community banking, bank leaders find themselves at the helm of an industry experiencing pronounced shifts in profitability trends. As we await comprehensive Q4 peer data, […]


What should be in your deposit strategy?

Guest: Neil Stanley, CEO and Founder of The Core Point Listen on Spotify Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Google Podcasts Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) […]


What Does Brand Get You?

Guest: Amber Farley, Executive Vice President, Brand Development, FMS (Financial Marketing Solutions) Listen on Spotify Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Google Podcasts Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In […]


Navigating the Moat Your Core Processor Has Built Around Your Data

Guest: Aaron Silva, President & CEO of Paladin fs and Golden Contract Coalition Listen on Spotify Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Google Podcasts Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month […]


The Kafafian Group’s 20th Anniversary!

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 […]


Conscious Banking

I was once that guy who pulled into a Whole Foods Market parking lot, parked next to a Prius, revved my Camaro, and smiled. I hope I evolved since then. […]


What’s the Next Crisis?

I remember a speech given by Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Chase, at the New York Bankers Association Convention back in the fall of 2009. It was […]


Private Equity Investing in Banking

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 […]