Lessons Learned: Insights from an Ex-FDIC Regulator on Navigating Bank Collapses

Alexander Rolfe, a former FDIC official and current Managing Director at JCSmithAdvisors, recently joined Travillian’s Head of Banking & Fintech, Brian Love, and Head of Strategic Advisory, Indra Elangovan, to discuss the failure of Silicon Valley Bank. Drawing on his experience as a bank examiner, Alex provides valuable insights into the regulatory environment and the risk landscape of banking, as well as potential impacts on banks from FDIC insurance and deposit flows. He also offers his thoughts on the future talent and skill requirements for the banking industry.

Chapters

02:23 | Unseen risk in the backdrop of non-transitory inflation

07:11 | Headwinds from aftereffects of failures

09:48 | Stress in the banking system

11:59 | FDIC insurance and the hit to banks

14:53 | Sen. Lankford’s (OK) challenge on Large Bank vs Community Bank deposit

20:21 | Talent banks need

23:01 | SVB fallout from FDIC and FED radar

 

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