Washington Federal — a $16.4 billion regional institution based in Seattle — had a problem: many in the general public didn’t realize exactly what it did.
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The mindset of bank compliance officers is shifting to focus on how they can support product innovation and change management, applying their expertise in regulations and process management ultimately to accelerate the innovation process.
The American Bankers Association today announced that Illinois banker Michael L. Scudder will serve as chairman of its American Bankers Council—the banker-driven peer group for midsize bank chief executives—for the 2019-2020 membership year.
Midsize banks are at an inflection point: their ranks are growing as banking sector consolidation continues, and while these banks are ramping up their risk and compliance functions, they don’t need the same kinds of programs as the largest banks.
“Customer experience is really the only durable or sustainable differentiator in our industry,” says Rodney Shepard, who was recently promoted to be Arvest Bank’s first-ever chief customer experience officer.
On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, United Bankshares President Rick Adams talks about United Bank’s experience with M&A and offers tips on providing quick and candid communication in the merger process.
On this week’s episode, Evan Sparks digs into the unique role — and the special difference — that bank headquarters play in driving Tupelo’s economic performance.
In part one of a special two-part series on the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, co-host Evan Sparks takes listeners on a trip to America’s tiniest financial hub.
How two midsize banks power outsized economic performance in America’s smallest financial hub.