First Interstate hits Durbin threshold with Cascade buy

What price the Durbin Amendment? Well, if you’re First Interstate BancSystem Inc., about $3.3 million per quarter from a reduction in payment services revenue. That calculation by the Billings, Mont.-based operator of First Interstate Bank comes as the impact of Durbin kicked in at the bank starting in July. [Continue]

Talent management program facilitates seamless succession

The best way to approach management succession planning is by taking a broad perspective. Instead of focusing on the potential problem of succession planning for top positions, consider a talent management program to address succession planning at all levels. [Continue]

Kurt Yost wrapping up career as head of NICB

Kurt Yost’s belief in community banking has served him well through 34 years of advocacy that commenced during contentious times and concludes as the industry grapples with the rapid pace of change. [Continue]