#QuickTakes: Brad Lane

Brad Lane, chair of the Iowa Bankers Association, describes how the pandemic has impacted the state’s ag industry especially livestock farmers, the state of retail and the PPP impact, and how loan demand has fared so far this year. [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: David Krause

David Krause, chair of the Minnesota Bankers Association, lays out lessons for the COVID-19 pandemic from previous crises, the impact of the Paycheck Protection Program on small businesses and whether the work-from-home shift remains post-pandemic. [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

#QuickTakes: Dwight Larsen

Dwight Larsen, president/CEO of United Bankers’ Bank in Bloomington, Minn., shares his thoughts on how the pandemic has changed the flow of the workday, the impact on energy and tourism and what’s ahead for CRE. [Continue]

#QuickTakes: Judd Graham

Judd Graham, chair of the North Dakota Bankers Association, weighs in on the impact of technology on workflow during a pandemic, how business will be conducted differently in the wake of COVID-19, and what an economic recovery might look like. [Continue]

#QuickTakes: Kevin Olson

Kevin Olson, chair of the Illinois Bankers Association, shares his perspective on the impact COVID-19 is having on banking industry, including adapting on the fly to new lending programs, how this crisis differs from previous challenges and the increased importance of relationship banking. [Continue]

#QuickTakes: Noah Wilcox

ICBA Chair and Minnesota banker Noah Wilcox speaks about adjusting to running a business and living life at a distance, the coronavirus-induced economic crisis and what the next round of the Paycheck Protection Program rollout holds. [Continue]

#QuickTakes: Jeff Plagge

BankBeat Publisher Tom Bengtson interviews Jeff Plagge, Superintendent of the Iowa Division of Banking, about the state of the community banking industry. [Continue]