#QuickTakes: TJ Minnehan

Wisconsin’s TJ Minnehan, a 2020 Rising Stars in Banking honoree, contrasts his experience working at both a big bank and a community bank, describes the reservoir of mentor relationships he’s built and considers CRE demand amid economic uncertainty. [Continue]

#QuickTakes: Heather Malcolm

Heather Malcolm, a 2020 Rising Stars in Banking honoree, describes her work promoting the ag industry with the American Bankers Association, how technology has or hasn’t changed how rural banking, what it’s like being a young, female ag loan officer in a field where the default is old and male, and the current state of the ag industry. [Continue]

#QuickTakes: Shawn Rost

Shawn Rost, immediate past chair of the South Dakota Bankers Association, relates the ups and downs of local ag, loan demand and tourism, describes how adoption of technology and working from home have accelerated, and shares FDIC Chair Jelena McWilliams message to SDBA bankers at their annual convention. [Continue]

#QuickTakes: Jack Kasel

Jack Kasel, sales development expert for Anthony Cole Training Group, weighs in on where the opportunities are today, what relationship-building takes in an age of social distancing and what it takes to be a successful salesmen in the current environment. [Continue]

#QuickTakes: Brian Love

Brian Love, head of depository search and community bank advisory with The Travillian Group, lays out how the pandemic is affecting HR and staffing, how community banks’ handling of the PPP rollout helped them and what banking jobs are most in demand now. “It’s easy to speak negatively right now, but it really is an … Read more