As banking becomes ever more technology-driven, many banks are shifting from a mindset that puts big tech projects off to one side to one that embraces ongoing innovation, development and deployment. Regions Bank exemplifies the latter mindset.
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Whether it’s buying a mortgage division in 2009 or building a diversified product set in an age of nichification, community bank CEO Luanne Cundiff zigs when pundits say to zag.
After her bank’s CEO unexpectedly died a quarter century ago, Annette Russell was suddenly thrust into the top job at Security Federal Savings Bank in Logansport, Indiana. But if Russell has anything to do with it, the next transition won’t be so abrupt.
In a world where bank CEOs often reach the corner office via serving as chief financial officer or building a career on the lending side, Clayton Legear did things differently.
In her first remarks as chairman of ABA today, Laurie Stewart pledged to be a persistent advocate for diversity and inclusion in financial services, as well as for a level playing field between banks and credit unions.
“Our customers are our most valuable asset,” says Dan Robb, president and CEO of Jonesburg State Bank. “When we see them having trouble getting credit because of regulations that have been put into place, we have to voice that to Congress.”
ABA today launched a new series of videos highlighting the diverse and rewarding career opportunities available in banking today.
Natalie Bartholomew is chief administrative officer at Grand Savings Bank in northwestern Arkansas, but she is probably better known for her popular blog “The Girl Banker,” which provides advice on career advancement and work-life balance for women in banking as well as spotlighting female leaders in financial services.
As new college and high school graduates apply for jobs, here’s a look at the makeup of America’s two-million-strong banking workforce.