2 Chicago-area banks merging

The merger is expected to be completed in 1Q 2022, subject to approval by bank regulatory authorities and the shareholders of both Finward Bancorp and Royal Financial. [Continue]

Kentucky banks merging

A pair of Louisville, Ky., companies are joining forces, with Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc., acquiring Commonwealth Bancshares in a cash and stock deal worth $153 million. [Continue]

1st Source names COO, CFO

Brett Bauer was named CFO and treasurer of 1st Source Corporation and 1st Source Bank in South Bend, Ind., while John Bedient was named chief operations officer of 1st Source Bank. [Continue]

Faces Of Core Technology: DCI

– Pauline Lopez-Lutz, Texas Technology is the cardiovascular system of today’s community bank, and data its lifeblood. It’s a good thing these DCI engineers are at the ‘heart’ of it all. As a leading core provider, DCI and its IT engineers recognize their enormous responsibility to keep that system healthy, and they take it personally. … Read more