Ohio bank benefits from its own ingenuity

Ohio bank benefits from its own ingenuity

/ Features
The creativity that helped Richwood Bank launch a marketing consultancy has also helped the bank increase its lobby traffic and support its local economy. In 2015, when Richwood Bank decided to update its lobby, it needed to respond to two consecutive years of decline in lobby traffic. Bank CEO Chad ...
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Find your platform and find a way to promote it

Find your platform and find a way to promote it

/ Leadership
Writers looking for a book deal or agent representation learn rather quickly that success hinges on two things: Name recognition ...
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Listen for the ‘little things’ and build trust

Listen for the ‘little things’ and build trust

/ Hiring & Retention
We want our teams to feel empowered to use their resources and take appropriate action to overcome obstacles. At the ...
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Marketing becomes source of non-interest income for Ohio bank

Marketing becomes source of non-interest income for Ohio bank

/ Features
Call it miscommunication, serendipity or divine intervention, but the first meeting between marketer Heather Wirtz and banker Chad Hoffman has ...
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Chronicles

North Valley buying a pair of branches

/ Chronicles
Ohio’s North Valley Bank has agreed to buy two branches from The Ohio Valley Bank, Gallipolis. The offices are in ...
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Regulatory compliance burden eases some as industry conditions strengthen

/ Chronicles, State Meetings
The banking industry’s financial performance is generally strengthening at a time when regulatory demands seem to be lightening ...
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2018 revenue, hiring up at small businesses

/ Chronicles
The number of small businesses reporting revenue and employment growth increased from 2017, but the share of firms operating at ...
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Colorado’s International Bank rebrands

/ Chronicles
International Bank is now InBank. The institution’s new moniker reflects its 100-year legacy balanced with its vision for the future ...
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Acquisition to unite two north-central Missouri banks

/ Chronicles
Regional Missouri Bank, Marceline, is acquiring Bank of Cairo and Moberly, both located in north central Missouri. The deal creates ...
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Quad Cities bank expands into Wisconsin

/ Chronicles
Moline-based SENB Bank has agreed to acquire Gateway Community Bank in Roscoe, Ill. The acquisition gives SENB its first location ...
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People

Alerus hires CCO, digital experience manager

/ Promotions & New Hires
Debbie Lange has joined Alerus Financial, Grand Forks, N.D., as chief credit officer. The bank also hired Tanya Neuharth as ...
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Nestman to lead Premier Valley

/ Promotions & New Hires
Lo B. Nestman has been named president of Premier Valley Bank, Fresno, Calif., a subsidiary of Iowa’s Heartland Financial USA, ...
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Dacotah announces Rolla promotions

/ Promotions & New Hires
Dawn Fitzgerald was named market president of Dacotah Bank in Rolla, N.D., and Valerie Edwards was named market retail leader ...
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Opinion

Striving for ‘friction free’ document movement

/ Technology
The secure movement of delicate customer information has long been a concern for banks, but never more so than in ...
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Ideas in housing finance

/ Technology
I received a solicitation in my personal mail recently. It was a letter from Unison, which offered me money based ...
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Tough conversations can propel leaders

/ Leadership
Suzi Kalsow, PhD., of Bank Midwest outlines her approach to difficult conversations and the benefits that come from being able ...
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Community Relations

Peoples Bank funds Marietta scholarships

/ Community Relations
An Ohio community college got a scholarship boost recently from Peoples Bank, which donated $12,000 to the Washington State Community ...
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First National in Omaha creates flood fund

/ Community Relations
First National Bank of Omaha has partnered with Nebraska Community Foundation to create the Rebuild the Heartland Community Fund for ...
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Peoples supports local YMCA

/ Community Relations
Wausau, Wis.-based Peoples State Bank announced a $100,000 donation to the Woodson YMCA’s expansion and renovation project ...
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