First Independence Bank was founded 50 years ago to help rebuild Detroit’s economy in the wake of damaging urban violence. Today, in a new era of economic hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic, and protests and unrest in response to incidents of racial injustice, minority depository institutions continue to have a unique role in serving distressed communities.
Browsing: Professional development
To support bankers as they continue to manage and plan for new challenges, ABA will hold a national Risk and Compliance Virtual Conference on July 28-30.
Nerre Shuriah of First Citizens Bank explores how to deliver a relationship-based, community banking asset management service in an environment of fee and commission compression.
Bank marketers can continually hunt for opportunities to add expertise—even during the pandemic.
Union Savings Bank pairs personal finance skills with its banking careers program for underrepresented communities.
As part of its new “United States of Work” series spotlighting 10 workers across the country, NPR’s Marketplace program featured Kate Bellino, a 24-year-old new account representative at Colorado-based FirstBank.
Regions Financial Corporation CEO John Turner discusses how the bank is positioning itself to thrive and grow in the future—with both talent and technology.
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.
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.