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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Tangible Book Value Hits Are an Underappreciated Headwind to Bank Stock Performance, but Are We Approaching an Inflection Point?

Trends in tangible book value growth over time are a staple of bank stock valuation analysis “…we believe tangible book value per share is a good measure of the value…

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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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3 Community Bankers Weigh in on the Magnitude of Independence

Community banks are intrinsically woven into the fabric of American society.  They provide an array of valuable services, not the least of which includes being the financial catalyst for a…

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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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If You Build It, They Will Come: Iowa Bank Wins Over Fintech Rancher and Risk Maestro

The Zac Brown Band sings about everybody being in the “same boat, fishing in the same hole.” In that case, Reinbeck, Iowa-based Lincoln Savings Bank (LSB) must be using different…

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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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Announcement: Travillian Tech-Forward Bank Index Grows by Three!

The Tech-Forward Bank Index highlights public and privately-held banks that saw an opportunity to enter innovative, profitable verticals (like BaaS, crypto, and payments) which added to already valuable core franchises….

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In a Turbulent Market, Are Tech-Forward Bank Stocks Performing as Expected?

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Why This Digital Banker Wears a Hat: A Conversation with Christian Ruppe, VP of Digital Banking at Horicon Bank & Founder of Monotto

Horicon Bank, a 125-year-old bank based in Wisconsin, made a unique decision to acquire a fintech, Monotto, thereby acquiring its’ founder, Christian Ruppe, to become the bank’s innovation lightning rod. Travillian’s Head of Banking…

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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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Community Banks and the Rainmakers Who Run Them: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

It’s no secret that community banks are the lifeblood of small business, which, in turn, are the heartbeat of America. They are also a lifeline to millions of consumers for…

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