High Valued Banks Video Series Continued: A Conversation with Stock Yards’ Ja Hillebrand and Lake City’s David Findlay

Continuing with Travillian Next’s video series highlighting the nation’s highest valued publicly traded banks, Brian Love, Head of Banking & Fintech at Travillian, and Joe Fenech, Chief Investment Officer at GenOpp Capital Management, speak to Stock Yards Bank & Trust CEO, Ja Hillebrand and Lake City Bank CEO, David Findlay. Recorded just prior to recent events impacting the banking industry, this insightful discussion touches on the consistent, disciplined approach employed by each bank, enabling them to thrive through the business and economic cycle. As our nation’s banks navigate through an increasingly challenging operating environment, this is a timely discussion with two of the sector’s very best and most well-respected operators. To watch part one with Community Bank System’s Mark Tryniski and ServisFirst Bancshares’ Tom Broughton, please click here

Video Index

00:16 | Introduction

16:01 | Entrenchment in markets; Metro vs. Non-Metro Markets

32:56 | Culture / Talent

48:22 | Liquidity

52:08 | Asset Quality

1:05:58 | Where is Banking Headed/Respected Competitors

1:11:01 | Conclusion


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Joe Fenech is the Managing Principal of SMBT Consulting, LLC, which provides consulting services to banks. The article represents the views and beliefs of Mr. Fenech and does not purport to be complete. The information in this article is provided to you as of the dates indicated and the data and facts presented herein may change. You should not rely on this article as the basis upon which to make an investment decision; this article is not intended to provide, and should not be relied upon for, tax, legal, accounting or investment advice. Mr. Fenech is also the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Member of GenOpp Capital Management LLC, an investment adviser that maintains exempt reporting status in the State of Indiana. Affiliates of SMBT Consulting, LLC may recommend to such affiliates’ clients the purchase or sale of securities of companies discussed in articles published by SMBT Consulting, LLC.

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