Space Considerations: Adam Holmes

Space Considerations: Adam Holmes

/ Features
Even before the pandemic, bank customers had increasingly migrated toward online and mobile banking products to conduct simple banking functions. The widespread temporary closure of bank lobbies in 2020, which linger in some areas today, has called into question the relevance of the brick-and-mortar branch, especially after banks successfully migrated ...
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Not quite a fare-thee-well for bricks and mortar

Not quite a fare-thee-well for bricks and mortar

/ Operations
There’s no question the pandemic has changed how people interact with their bank. Consider the insights from a study conducted ...
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Kansas-based bank serves Missouri’s nascent cannabis industry

Kansas-based bank serves Missouri’s nascent cannabis industry

/ Chronicles
Kansas has historically been tough with legal cannabis penalties, and remains one of three states in the country without a ...
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Nicolet buying Mackinac Financial

Nicolet buying Mackinac Financial

/ Chronicles
Green Bay, Wis.-based Nicolet Bankshares is acquiring Mackinac Financial Corporation and its subsidiary mBank, both based in Manistique, Mich., for ...
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Chronicles

Heartland Financial rebrands

/ Chronicles
Heartland Financial USA is rebranding as HTLF, the same letters as its stock ticker symbol, complete with new logo, tagline ...
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Community banker economic optimism rebounds

/ Chronicles
Community bankers economic outlook has largely returned to prepandemic levels, according to a survey from the Conference of State Bank ...
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FNB Waterloo adds Swansea office

/ Chronicles
Illinois-based First National Bank of Waterloo is adding a full-service branch in Swansea, Ill., later this year ...
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CFPB proposes foreclosure ban

/ Chronicles
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to ban foreclosures until 2022, according to a recent proposal ...
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TS Banking Group adds financial planning firm

/ Chronicles
Treynor, Iowa-based TS Banking Group is acquiring Callahan Financial Planning, roughly doubling its assets under management ...
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TCF launches advisory board

/ Chronicles
The bank is launching an Emerging Leaders Advisory Board which will TCF employees and young and diverse leaders drawn from ...
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People

FDIC names Chicago regional director

/ Promotions & New Hires
Gregory Bottone was named Chicago regional director for the FDIC, effective March 29, replacing John Conneely ...
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U.S. Bank names St. Louis market president

/ Promotions & New Hires
Derek Martin was named St. Louis market president for Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank, succeeding Larry Otto, who retired on March 19.  ...
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Alerus adds mortgage teams

/ Promotions & New Hires
Alerus Financial is expanding its mortgage presence in the Twin Cities, with Joe Nabedrick and Erin Moffitt as mortgage bankers ...
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Opinion

Is closed banking dead?

/ Technology
The walls between great ideas and real fintech products and services are crumbling. Application programming interface-based connections for data sharing ...
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Time to up your security game with a password manager

/ Technology
Consider a test run by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2011. Thumb drives were scattered around the parking ...
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Customer experience adaptations that will likely stick

/ Operations
It is undeniable that COVID-19 has changed the way people live and work. The hallmarks of community banking — the ...
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Community Relations

CNB puts a roof on library

/ Community Relations
CNB Bank & Trust in Carlinville, Ill., is helping put a roof on the local library, dropping $1,000 into the ...
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Iowa bank pitches in on disaster relief

/ Community Relations
Treynor, Iowa-based TS Bank recently completed a multi-year gift of $15,000 to the local American Red Cross chapter ...
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IncredibleBank gives nonprofit campus a boost

/ Community Relations
Wisconsin’s IncredibleBank has made a $100,000 commitment to Community Partners Campus in Wausau, Wis.  ...
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