Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Todd Taylor, Founder and President Of Taylor Advisors and a faculty member of The Community Bank Investments School sponsored by GSBC.
In this episode, Todd talks about the value of The Community Bank Investments School and offers valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities that banks face in managing their investment portfolios, emphasizing the significance of ongoing education and training. From discussing the evolving roles of investment portfolios in different rate cycles to addressing concerns and strategies for navigating industry challenges, Todd provides a comprehensive overview. Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies of community bank investments and how industry professionals can stay ahead in this dynamic landscape.
Welcome to The Bolder Banking Podcast. Our guest is Natalie Bartholomew, Community President for First Community Bank in Northwest Arkansas.
In this episode, Natalie shares her inspiring journey in banking, from being a fifth-generation Arkansas resident to her current role as a Community President at First Community Bank. She discusses the importance of community banks and their expansion strategies, touching on the crucial role of marketing and the impact of AI in the industry. Natalie delves into her experience as a faculty member at the Graduate School of Banking, shedding light on her teachings and the future of the banking industry. She also shares her passion for advocating for women in banking and the evolution of The Girl Banker platform into a supportive community for female Bankers across the country. Tune in as Natalie provides an insightful perspective on the future of banking and the empowerment of women in the industry.
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Russell Cropanzano, professor of organizational behavior at the Leeds School Of Business at The University of Colorado.
GSBC and CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business have joined forces to equip GSBC alumni with strategies and best practices to grow as community bank leaders. The Certificate in Executive Leadership is achieved by attending GSBC’s alumni-focused Community Bankers Summit, hosted concurrent to its Annual School Session in July.
In this episode, we talk about this program and we discuss the importance of leadership in today’s challenging times.
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Peter Cressy, Executive Director of the George Washington Leadership Institute.
The GSBC Board of Trustees and Alumni Advisory Board recently met for their fall meeting in Mt. Vernon, VA and Peter led them through a day of leadership discussions centered around great historical leaders like Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt and Churchill.
In my discussion with Peter we talked extensively regarding the importance of leadership, examples of how great leaders dealt with tough times and how Bank Leaders can lead during challenging times.
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Allyson Twiggs Dyer, Founder of The Twiggs Group, an agency with in-depth experience creating marketing strategies for the banking industry.
In this episode we focus on all things marketing to include branding, websites, apps, e-mail marketing and social media. Allyson gives some great advice on what banks should be doing now and in the future.
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Collin Eisenhart, SVP/Business Development Team Manager at FMS Bank in Greeley CO.
In this episode we focus on the challenges of moving from a national bank to a community bank, the advantages a community bank has over a regional or national bank and we dive into the findings from his Strategic Topic at GSBC which focused on launching a small business growth initiative.
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Tim Ohlde, President of Elk State Bank and CEO of Country Banker Systems. He is also a GSBC faculty member.
Tim is the first guest that we have brought back for a second episode and during our conversation he showed why we did. We covered all things ag and Tim provided some valuable insights on where ag and ag lending is today and where they are going in the future.
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Brad Spears, SVP/Director, Member Relationships at Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. Brad leads a team of ten relationship managers who serve nearly 1,300 members in 13 states.
In this episode we focus on what the Federal Home Loan Bank System does for the Banking industry, how it responded to the SVB failure, how banks should be addressing their liquidity and what banks should be prepare for in their next bank exam.
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Josie Bunch, Vice President of Strategy & Experience with The Graduate School Of Banking At Colorado.
This was a great conversation in which we discussed the 2023 Annual Session, the concept of Bolder Banking and a new program offered by GSBC, Committed To Lead.
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Kyle Thomas of the Appian Corporation.
In this episode we focus on how technology is affecting all segments of the banking industry. Kyle has unique perspective, having been a Bank Examiner, a Vice President with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and now a leader at a technology company.