‘Girl Banker’ seeks to influence gender mix of industry

‘Girl Banker’ seeks to influence gender mix of industry

/ Profiles
Natalie Bartholomew is not a golfer. She is a women’s advocate, a working mom, an influencer, a blogger, and first and foremost, a banker. In fact, she’s The Girl Banker. Bartholomew started her blog, The Girl Banker, along with its social media presence, to start a conversation among women in ...
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Kansas lender tackles the complex deal

Kansas lender tackles the complex deal

/ Features, More News
Caleb Sekavec brings an outlook steeped in a competitive and propitious spirit to his role as senior vice president and ...
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Communication skills: The secret to Indianan’s success

Communication skills: The secret to Indianan’s success

/ Features
Kayla Konger learned young that individual success is community success, a lesson she brings to her management of four Garrett ...
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The push for the public bank

The push for the public bank

/ Archives, Features
The call for public banking is both resurgent and pervasive across the United States, and may actually be gaining momentum ...
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Chronicles

Michigan CUs join to form trust bank

/ Chronicles, More News
Seven credit unions in Michigan have joined forces to create a limited-purpose trust bank, the first of its kind in ...
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SEC document opens window into Klein/Old National deal

/ Chronicles
The June 21st announcement that Old National Bancorp had signed an agreement to purchase Klein Financial Inc., was more than eight ...
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Wintrust acquiring American Enterprise Bank

/ Chronicles, More News
The Rosemount, Ill.-based Wintrust will acquire substantially all of AEB’s loans, investment securities and customer deposits, as well as specified ...
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People

Steele leads South Dakota independents

Preston Steele is chairman of the $840 million American Bank & Trust, Huron, which has 13 locations in eastern South ...
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Cleveland Fed names Kaglic Cincinnati head

Rick Kaglic replaces Gary Wagner as vice president and senior regional officer of the Cincinnati branch of the Federal Reserve ...
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Hofstede retires as head of operations for UBB

/ Retirements
Anne Hofstede, longtime head of operations at United Bankers’ Bank, Bloomington, Minn., will retire in August. She will be replaced ...
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Opinion

Chatbot success: Ethical interactions key to maintain trust

/ Technology
The value of AI is well established, but when a community bank implements a customer service chatbot, the usefulness may ...
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The considerations of raising capital

/ Opinion
When raising capital, community banks can be at a disadvantage compared to larger competitors and must consider several factors in ...
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Aligning career plans to bank’s strategic plan is imperative

/ Hiring & Retention
If you want a future at your bank, you are advised to participate in crafting the bank’s succession plan, and ...
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Community Relations

Wisconsin bank partners with local college for higher purpose

/ More News, Outreach
Community State Bank, Union Grove, Wis., resurrected its Union Grove office on July 23 with a sweet addition, Shepherds Community ...
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Gate City partners with Fargo for neighborhood revitalization

The city of Fargo, N.D., joined forces with its own Gate City Bank to add to its Neighborhood Revitalization Initative, ...
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Legence funds scholarships

/ More News, Philanthropy
Illinois’ Legence Bank has donated $12,250 in educational scholarships to support high school students in southern Illinois and southern Indiana ...
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