Episode 27: Size, Succession & Sustainability: How to Succeed as a <$100 Million Bank

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Episode 27: Size, Succession & Sustainability: How to Succeed as a <$100 Million Bank
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Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Matt Rathjen, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at Generations Bank.

Once students complete their 2nd year at The Graduate School at Colorado, they complete a Strategic Project on a topic of their choosing.

After completing his 2nd year at GSBC in 2022, Matt decided to do his strategic project on evaluating the future of banks less than 100 million in assets. Matt did a great job of researching this topic and I know you will enjoy the insights he shares.

Episode 26: Moving Beyond The Politics of ESG

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Episode 26: Moving Beyond The Politics of ESG
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Our guests on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast are Lance Nobert, Vice President at Elk State Bank and Gus Staahl, Special Asset Manager at The Bank Of North Dakota.

Once students complete their 2nd year at The Graduate School Of Colorado, they complete a Strategic Project on a topic of their choosing.

After completing their 2nd year at GSBC in 2022, both Lance and Gus chose the topic of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).  I know you will enjoy this conversation where they share their thoughts about ESG and how it effects their bank and their community.

Episode 25: Bolder Banking Story: Iowa Bank’s Pre-Pandemic Foresight Pays Dividends

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Episode 25: Bolder Banking Story: Iowa Bank’s Pre-Pandemic Foresight Pays Dividends
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Our guests on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast are Renate Deininger, President and CEO at Iowa Trust and Savings Bank and Mike Armstrong, Vice President Of Lending at Iowa Trust and Savings Bank.  

In 2022,The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) established a new scholarship to recognize community banks across the nation for their innovative approaches to serving their customers and communities and helping build thriving local economies.

Iowa Trust and Savings Bank was a 2023 Bolder Banking Scholarship recipient. In this episode Renate and Mike discuss the details of Scholarship application, to include the actions their Bank took in the early days of the Covid Pandemic.

Episode 24: Peer (Group) Learning at GSBC: AI as a Possibility Now for Community Banks

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Episode 24: Peer (Group) Learning at GSBC: AI as a Possibility Now for Community Banks
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Our guests on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast are Audrey Davis, Experience Product Specialist at Blue Sky Bank and Patrick Tarrants, Senior Examiner at the FDIC.

Audrey and Patrick are part of a Peer Group of 10 Students at GSBC.  Members of all Peer Groups get an opportunity to know each other before arriving on campus for their first year.  Peer Groups participate in a group project and Audrey and Patrick’s group project centered on how Community Banks can use AI to their competitive advantage.

We have all been bombarded with news about AI and how it will affect all industries.  In the episode, Audrey and Patrick share some of the finding from their Peer Group on how AI will affect the banking industry.

Episode 23: "Future Self: Relationships Matter, Pay it Forward"

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Episode 23: "Future Self: Relationships Matter, Pay it Forward"
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Welcome to The Bolder Banking Podcast and our series entitled, “Your Future Self,” where we ask Community Banking Leaders what advice they would give to younger versions of themselves.

Our guest on this episode is Kevin Erickson, SVP and Market President for Independent Bank.  Kevin shares the work he has done as a Board Member and now Chair of GSBC, plus the work he has done with the Colorado Bankers Association.

Kevin also gives some great advice to his younger self.

Episode 22: "Future Self: You’ll Help Lead Changes to Our Nation’s Payment System"

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Episode 22: "Future Self: You’ll Help Lead Changes to Our Nation’s Payment System"
10:40
 

Welcome to Season 2 of The Bolder Banking Podcast.  We are launching Season 2 with a series entitled, “Your Future Self,” where we ask Community Banking Leaders what advice they would give to younger versions of themselves.

Our guest on this episode is Sheila Noll, Chief Operations Officer at Midwest Independent BankersBank. Sheila shares the work she has done on the Faster Payments initiative and gives some great advice to her younger self.

Episode 21: GSBC's Role In Developing Community Bank Leaders

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Episode 21: GSBC's Role In Developing Community Bank Leaders
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Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Karl Nelson, Founder and CEO of KPN Consulting. Karl was instrumental in the conversations that led to the creation of GSBC’s Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers and currently serves on the EDI faculty.

This was a very thoughtful conversation where we discussed the top developmental needs for community bank CEOs, the importance of Bank Executives having a deep understanding of liquidity and credit, succession planning for community banks and what Bank Leaders of the future will look like.

Episode 20: How GSBC is Impacting C-Suite Succession

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Episode 20: How GSBC is Impacting C-Suite Succession
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Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Carle Churgin, Co-Founder and Majority Partner in Chain Reaction Partners, a firm that works with technical, scientific and educational organizations to bring out the best in leaders and teams.

We focused our conversation on Carle’s work as a coach at The Executive Development Institute For Community Bankers, a dynamic program offered by GSBC.  We talked specifically about Talent Management and Succession Planning and how critical these are to the long-term success of all banks.

Episode 19: How GSBC Is Developing C-Suite Leaders For Community Banks

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Episode 19: How GSBC Is Developing C-Suite Leaders For Community Banks
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Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Dave Nowling who is the Leadership Chair and Faculty Member in GSBC’s Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers.

This was a great conversation where we discussed the details of EDI, including its origin, the data that has been gathered over the 10 years since the launch of the program, how the program’s coaches focus on key characteristics when working with the participants, success stories and the finally the future of EDI.

Episode 18: Why Bankers Are Uniquely Qualified To Serve In Public Office, A Conversation With Mike Jacobson

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Episode 18: Why Bankers Are Uniquely Qualified To Serve In Public Office, A Conversation With Mike Jacobson
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Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Mike Jacobson, President/CEO of NebraskaLand Bank.

Mike currently serves in the Nebraska State Senate. We know you will not only love the story of Mike’s journey, but also his thoughts of how Bankers are uniquely positioned to add value as an elected official.

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