FDIC names new community banking committee members

ABA Community Banking

The FDIC has appointed seven new members to its Advisory Committee on Community Banking. Twelve of 19 on the panel are with ABA member banks. The post FDIC names new community banking committee members appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

Podcast: Seeing Results from Community Bank Advocacy

ABA Community Banking

On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, Ohio bank CEO Mike Vynalek discusses his own journey in community bank advocacy and how he's getting emerging leaders at his bank involved in advocacy.

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Community Banks Accelerate FinTech Integrations

PYMNTS

For more community banks, the latter strategy can fast-track digitization initiatives. Finastra Chosen by Community FI. The bank will also have access to FusionFabric.cloud, its developer platform and marketplace, to integrate pre-built solutions into its own offering.

Community banks have a good ESG story to tell

ABA Community Banking

While certain aspects of ESG are complex and sometimes controversial, many banks are finding that they can embrace investors’ interest in ESG factors. The post Community banks have a good ESG story to tell appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

Personalized Digital Engagement Is Essential Yet Undervalued in Financial Services

Download this perspective to learn about the: - Necessity of marketing automation - Importance of reviewing and utilizing customer data - Benefits of optimizing collected analytics - Growing need for digital engagement

The top-performing community banks of 2021

Independent Banker

Independent Banker’s annual listing top-performing community banks of 2021 alongside interviews with some of the winners. In true community bank fashion, each has its own story to tell and its own path to success. Bank Name. Brazos National Bank.

Top-performing U.S. community bank shows value of revenue diversification

American Banker

Community banking Growth strategies

Podcast: Step-by-Step IT Transformation at a Community Bank

ABA Community Banking

At a community bank with limited staff and resources, tech transformation is all about setting priorities. The post Podcast: Step-by-Step IT Transformation at a Community Bank appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

The Community Bank Contrarian

ABA Community Banking

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. The post The Community Bank Contrarian appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

Community banks are thriving in Texas

Independent Banker

Ken Finley, president of Johnson City Bank, in downtown Johnson City with Shannon Sultemeier, executive vice president (left); and Brenda Haynes, vice president/cashier (right). Here’s how four community banks are thriving in this environment. billion-asset Frost Bank got busy.

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Level Setting and Peering Around the Corner— Tips for Success in Your Organization

Speaker: Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

This pandemic has tested the foundation of banks and the strength of the dollar. With all of us facing the same crisis, we are left with the same key questions, "Where are we now?" "Where are we going?" "How are we going to get there?" and "What impediments must we overcome?" Join Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association, for CBB's groundbreaking webinar! This exclusive webinar will go over the insider information your bank needs for level setting and peering around the corner. Steve will provide actionable insights, best practices, and real-world examples of the changing landscape of community banking.

Why community banks should partner with fintechs

Independent Banker

With consumer expectations seeming to evolve faster every year, community banks could consider partnering with a fintech to keep up with technological innovation. Those conversations, he says, centered around whether community banks could compete against this brash group of newcomers.

Community Banks’ Early Technology Investment Pays Off During Pandemic

ABA Community Banking

Community banks that invested more in technology before COVID-19 made more loans and took in more deposits during the pandemic than did community banks that invested less in technology, according to a new FDIC report.

CFPB Names New Members to Community Bank Advisory Council

ABA Community Banking

The CFPB today announced the appointment of new members to its Community Bank Advisory Council. The post CFPB Names New Members to Community Bank Advisory Council appeared first on ABA Banking Journal. Community Banking Newsbytes

Podcast: The Community Bank Digital Transformation Roadmap for 2022

ABA Community Banking

What's on the community bank roadmap for digital process improvement in 2022? On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, Chris Bailey lifts the curtain on his bank's investments in digital signature management, conversational capabilities and client business optimization.

Why this Connecticut community bank is merging with a fintech

American Banker

Fintech Community banking M&A

Podcast: The Community Bank Cycle of Opportunity

ABA Community Banking

When Gilda Nogueira's family immigrated to the United States, East Cambridge Savings Bank in Cambridge, Massachusetts, helped them land on their feet and begin their new life in America. Today, Nogueira pays this opportunity forward through community banking as president and CEO of ECSB.

Putting the ‘Community’ into Community Banking

ABA Community Banking

Banks contribute to their communities and local organizations in ways that matter a lot during the pandemic. The post Putting the ‘Community’ into Community Banking appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

Overcoming Lending Challenges for Community Banks

South State Correspondent

Covid-19 and the responses to the pandemic are exerting various pressures on community banks. In this article, we focus on four key steps of what banks can do to continue to add earning assets to their balance sheet.

Survey: Community Banks Keeping Branches Open

ABA Community Banking

Community banks are keeping bank branches open, with 84% responding to a recent survey that they have not closed a single branch in the past 12 months. The post Survey: Community Banks Keeping Branches Open appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

Activist investor calls for new leadership at California community bank

American Banker

Industry News Community banking

How Community Banks Survived the COVID Pandemic

ABA Community Banking

CEO survey reveals banks’ resilience, commitment to employees and communities. The post How Community Banks Survived the COVID Pandemic appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

Podcast: Five Community Bank Core Provider Strategies

ABA Community Banking

Community and midsize banks aren't one-size-fits-all, and neither are the strategies they can adopt for their core processing needs. Two community bank CIOs describe five strategies banks can pursue.

7 ways community banks can boost profitability

Independent Banker

Here’s what community bankers need to know when planning their budgets for the next year. of digital banking customers said they switched to digital banking because of the pandemic. Source: 2021 Provident Bank survey. That’s the approach Sunrise Banks in St.

Community banks push back against return of stricter capital requirements

American Banker

Community banking Regulation and compliance

A community bank-fueled payments rail

Independent Banker

Julieann Thurlow, CEO of Reading Cooperative Bank, hopes other ICBA member banks will support the CHUCK payment network. A different kind of peer-to-peer payment service is now available, “built by community banks for community banks.”.

Royal Credit Union buying Minnesota community bank

American Banker

Credit unions M&A Community banks

Boston-area community banks to merge in all-stock deal

American Banker

Community banking M&A

Why Community Banks Go Public

Banking Exchange

A local bank going public can benefit both the community and its shareholders in the long run Community Banking Bank Performance Feature Management Feature3. 1Community Banking

Podcast: Breaking Ground as a Community Bank Chief Diversity Officer

ABA Community Banking

While many larger banks have created "chief diversity officer" roles over the past several years, that role has been more of a rarity at smaller banks. The post Podcast: Breaking Ground as a Community Bank Chief Diversity Officer appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders awards

Independent Banker

Nominations for 40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders 2022 are now open! 40 Under 40 seeks to recognize community banking’s brightest, most promising young professionals. Community Involvement. Only community bankers may be nominated.

Coronavirus Response: Common Practices for Community Banks

ABA Community Banking

Nuts-and-bolts strategies to help banks respond to the coronavirus pandemic . The post Coronavirus Response: Common Practices for Community Banks appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.

Build your community bank’s brand with swag

Independent Banker

Tioga State Bank aims for a pragmatic approach to its swag. billion-asset CBI Bank & Trust in Muscatine, Iowa. Giving an employee a nice T-shirt provides recognition even as it promotes the bank’s brand. Tioga State Bank in Spencer, N.Y.,

Community Banks Debut FinTech Alliance

PYMNTS

To that end, news came earlier this week in the United States that a dozen community and regional banks have formed a group aimed at exploring the opportunities amid FinTech offerings. The banks will pool their resources with an eye on “share opportunity,” where smaller firms will examine specific areas of focus through the formation of small working groups. The group includes such banks as the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Santander, and FinTech firms like The ID Co.

FDIC Publishes Wide-Ranging Community Banking Study

ABA Community Banking

The FDIC today released a large-scale Community Banking Study that examines community bank performance between year-end 2011 and year-end 2019. The post FDIC Publishes Wide-Ranging Community Banking Study appeared first on ABA Banking Journal.