A Bank with a Fresh, Innovative Culture and How it Achieves High Employee Retention

Brian Love, Travillian’s Head of Banking and Fintech, has a timely Q&A with Mary Jayne Crocker,EVP Chief Operating Officer at Bridgewater Bank. Written transcript of the Video Conversation that was released on…

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A Bank with Fresh, Innovative Culture and How it Achieves High Employee Retention A Conversation with Mary Jayne Crocker, EVP Chief Operating Officer at Bridgewater Bank

​Mary Jayne Crocker, EVP Chief Operating Officer, at Bridgewater Bank, joins Travillian’s Brian Love in a transparent discussion on Bridgewater Bank’s “unconventional” culture, how they attract younger talent and maintain employee retention…

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Best Practices and Recent Placements

We’re all looking for new talent- here’s five tips to get it right: As evidenced by a strong jobs report this week, hiring is up across the board. The American economy added…

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2021 Mid-Year Banking and Fintech Marketing Roundup

A very strong economy is providing a tailwind for bank fundamentals, and we are increasingly encouraged. While the vigorousness of the economic recovery is likely to vary across the country, the…

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FinTech Strategy Check: Three Bank Executives Share Recipes for Success

Three trailblazing bank executives, Larry Mazza (CEO, MVB Financial), Eric Sprink (CEO, Coastal Financial Corporation) and Charles “Chuck” Shaffer (CEO and Director, Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida) have been ahead of the pack in their banks’…

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A Conversation with Jeff Cardone: Keeping Your Bank Proactive with Growth, Capital Planning and Succession

Travillian’s Head of Depository Search, Brian Love, spoke with Jeff Cardone (Partner, Luse Gorman), about how banks need to be proactive in this tumultuous economic climate. The two also covered M&A and hot-button topics…

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Are Share Repurchases a Good Idea? Considerations for management teams – when to execute and what to anticipate

“Stock buybacks, though sometimes misused, are an important tool that businesses must have to reallocate excess capital.” – Jamie Dimon, 2018 Shareholder Letter  Backdrop on Share Repurchases. With slower loan growth likely and…

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Depository Investment Bankers Unplugged – ​Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Edition: Strategies, Advice, and M&A in a Revenue-Challenged Environment

The Travillian Group hosted three top Northeast and Mid-Atlantic focused depository investment bankers in a discussion about how they’re advising their bank clients today. Topics included M&A, strategies around operational…

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The Secrets of Their Success: Profiling Three Florida Banks CEOs

Leadership is situational but always involves some combination of the following competencies: Transformational Leadership Charismatic Leadership  Analytical Thinking Information and Intelligence Gathering Communication Decision Making Motivation and Commitment Adaptability and…

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A Conversation with Brian Love

Brian Love, Head of Travillian’s Depository Search team, participated in an interview with Tom Bengtson, publisher of Bankbeat.biz/BankBeat Magazine, and the two covered subjects regarding talent, succession planning, and hiring…

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