Never Underestimate the Power of Simplicity: A Conversation with InterBank’s President, C.K. Lee


With an incredibly diverse past in investment banking, private equity, and bank regulation, InterBank’s President and COO, C.K. Lee, is one of the industry’s most well-rounded executives. He joined InterBank three years ago, which has a distinct strategy around loan pricing and funding which is so simple yet so atypical in the bank space.

In an expansive dialogue, Brian Love, Head of Banking & Fintech at Travillian, asked Lee about his own career trajectory, what it’s like to land on Main St. from Wall St., how he manages his talent and succession planning, his thoughts on M&A, and his favorite movie.


01:02 | C.K. Lee’s Transition from Wall Street to Main Street

04:31 | About InterBank & It’s Process (Adjustable Rate Loans)

08:05 | What Does the Funding Look Like?

11:33 | Talent

16:52 | How Have C.K. Lee & InterBank Stayed Ahead in the Talent & Succession Planning Game?

22:02 | M&A

30:21 | C.K. Lee’s Take on M&A & Where Its Headed

33:44 | Favorite Movie!

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