The Core for 2024: Community Banks Face Tough Decisions in the Coming Year

2023 was a tumultuous year in the banking industry to say the least. Unexpected events early in the year forced bank executives to change course and focus on foundational issues…

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Unlocking the Bank Data Vault with Kim Snyder, CEO & Founder at KlariVis

The saying goes, “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” This has been a major struggle for community banks over the years regarding tapping into the massive amount…

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The Road to Roger: Launching a Digital Bank, a Conversation with Jill Castilla & Jeffery Kendall

Jill Castilla, President and CEO at Citizens Bank of Edmond ($375M in Assets / Edmond, OK) is a Veteran, military mom and military spouse.  Besides her role as CEO at…

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From Pens to Pixels: Maximize Your Marketing Efforts for Customer Growth

Gone are the days when a few pens and local newspaper ads suffice for marketing in the banking industry. In today’s digital era, analytics and technology have become the backbone…

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Mission: Partnerships – Alignment of Talent, Culture and Tech Allow Banks to Do the Impossible

Missed out on our live webinar last week? No worries! Catch the recording anytime on Travillian Next, where we discussed critical issues facing community banks and credit unions, including fintech…

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The Fight for Fintechs & BaaS Banks in DC: A Conversation with Phil Goldfeder

The turmoil in the banking system over the past month will certainly lead to new legislation & regulatory oversight. It is crucial to have advocates in Washington D.C. to ensure…

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Community Banks & The Battle for Fee Income

As the fight for fee income intensifies, community banks are looking for new ways to compete in an ever-changing landscape. Larger banks are eliminating overdraft, ATM, and other fees that…

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A Fintech / Bank Relationship Shouldn’t Be a Pain in the BaaS

In the dynamic world of banking and fintech partnerships, collaboration is key to achieving success and growth. Similar to the importance of building strong relationships in your personal life, BaaS…

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The Green Scene: Cannabis and Community Banks

As the legal cannabis market continues to grow, many community banks and credit unions are looking for ways to support this thriving industry. Banking cannabis brings its own set of…

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Banking on an Embedded Future: A Conversation with Sarah Howell, SVP Partner Programs at Infinant

Embedded Banking. Banking-as-a-Service. Embedded Finance. Whatever you want to call it, banks are both excited and skeptical about the recent upsurge in the adoption of this initiative. BaaS can lead…

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The Alamo for Community Banks: A Conversation with Matthew Smith – Director of Strategic Initiatives for Independent Banks Association of Texas (IBAT)

As with the Alamo, opposition is coming from all angles these days for community banks. Fintechs, megabanks, Wall Street, Big Tech, and even Walmart all have the advantage of investing billions…

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Is Your Bank’s Risk & Compliance Talent Focusing on the Right Things: A Conversation with Coastal Financial Corporation’s Curt Queyrouze & Andrew Stines

Risk and Compliance has always been a critical function for community banks, especially so today when tech-forward banks are involved in complicated BaaS and embedded finance partnerships with fintechs and…

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18 Months Later: A Conversation with Patrick Sells, Chief Innovation Officer at NYDIG

It has been 18 months since Keith Daly, Director – Banking & Fintech Search at Travillian, last spoke on camera with Patrick Sells, Chief Innovation Officer at NYDIG. In January…

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Fintechs, From Founding to Funding, A Conversation with Cameron Peake, Partner at Financial Venture Studio

Fintech has only scratched the surface in terms of its capabilities, so it’s not surprising that the number of startups dedicated to this burgeoning space is growing. Travillian’s Keith Daly, Director…

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