Understanding Information Security in Banking: A Conversation with Tyrone Watson-Ferguson, CISO of Security Bank of Kansas City

  In his Travillian Next debut, Patrick Cooney of our Banking & Fintech team, sits down with Tyrone Watson-Ferguson, CISO at Security Bank of Kansas City, to discuss a topic…

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Back to the Rate Race: Banks Must Rebuild Their Deposit Relationship Muscles

Banks are faced with two disparate pictures when they look at their cost of funds in 2022. Funding costs are not exploding, thus far anyway, from the highest performing banks…

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Trey Maust, CEO of BankEvo, Talks Augmentation, Innovation and His Journey Into the World of Embedded Finance

Last week, a large grouping of BaaS Banks descended on Fredericksburg, Texas for the FedFis Roundup where they networked and traded war stories. Travillian’s Head of Banking & Fintech, Brian Love,…

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BaaS Bootcamp: Attracting Tech-Forward Talent

Brian Love, Head of Banking and Fintech, and his Travillian team have a deep proficiency running exclusive recruitment mandates for several of the most successful BaaS banks in the country….

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Culture, Leadership and Employee Engagement: A Conversation with Todd Weiden, Principal and Founder of Saltee Co

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Travillian Attends Independent Bankers of Colorado 49th Annual Convention

In late September, Travillian’s Head of Banking and Fintech, Brian Love was invited to address the Independent Bankers of Colorado in their 49th Annual Convention, in Vail, CO.  This amazing…

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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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What Do Banks Need? Risk and Compliance Talent

This year, Travillian’s search professionals have been hard at work helping our bank clients find leaders of all types. However, the most prevalent and urgent needs are within the Risk and Compliance…

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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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Succession Planning: Be Proactive. Be Collaborative. And Do It Now.

Brian Love, Head of Banking & Fintech at Travillian, and Jeff Cardone, Partner at Luse Gorman, chat primarily about how community banks should be thinking about their succession planning. Still an…

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Travillian Ridin’ With The Fintech Cowboys

Tune into our latest video where The Fintech Cowboys, Dave Mayo and Tanner Mayo, are lassoed into a compelling discussion with Travillian’s Keith Daly and Brian Love.  They discussed:   The…

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Travillian Next Presents: How Being a Tech-Forward Bank Impacts Your Bottom Line Webinar

Community banking’s push into technology was already happening before the pandemic, but it has become an even bigger priority ever since. Nevertheless, pivoting to a tech-forward business model is not…

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Value Creation and M&A: How Johnny Allison’s Home Bancshares Became A Top Performer

John Allison, Chairman and CEO of Home Bancshares, is one of the great value creators in the bank sector over the past 3+ decades. Through the lens of his experience,…

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Travillian Welcomes Gerelyn Terzo as Content Director

Travillian Welcomes Gerelyn Terzo as Content Director Gerelyn will be responsible for supporting the build-out of the Travillian Next website and overall content.  Travillian, a nationally focused executive search and…

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