Talent and Strategy Will Help Banking Evolve

The Travillian Group’s Depository Search team, Brian Love and Keith Daly, joined Bryan Claggett’s Bad Ass Banking webcast in a casual, fun conversation about the intersection of talent and innovation…

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Three Key Trends That Emerged from Bank Earnings Season

Of the 133 out of 164 banks with greater than $5B in assets that have reported so far, 58% exceeded consensus expectations for 2Q20. Bank stocks have bumped around but…

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Solving the Digital Riddle Aligning Your Bank’s Strategy, Culture & Talent

The Travillian Group was proud to host four industry innovators in a discussion about their experience solving the “digital riddle”. We spoke about how to successfully implement a digital strategy…

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Gazing into the Bank M&A ​Crystal Ball

While I have resided in bigger cities since high school, I grew up in a small town in the South. Fishing, either from the shore or a small boat was…

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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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Credit Quality in a COVID World: It’s All About the Shape of the Recovery

Stress Testing and Planning for the Current Environment “The world has a habit of going on.”  Woodrow Wilson Backdrop. Investors spent the last few years debating the cause of the next…

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A Conversation About Credit Risk

Brian Love, TTG’s Head of Depository Search, and Brett Rabatin, TTG’s Head of Strategy, spoke with Jim Costa, TCF Financial’s CRO/CCO. The three spoke about credit risk and how the…

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The Transformation Catalyst? – Digital Strategy Thrust to the Forefront

We are in the middle of a digital revolution, yet technology is nothing new to banking.  Magnetic strips and ATMs have been around since the 1960s, and, incredibly, online banking…

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Updates on the PPP – Insights, Forgiveness and Unknowns

It’s been up to our nation’s banks – small and large – to administer the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Plan and deliver aid to small businesses, by keeping their workforces gainfully…

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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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Stepping Up ​​for ​the PPP – A Day in a Banker’s Life

Community banks were handed a seemingly insurmountable task in late March: design and implement processes to execute the US Treasury and SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program. Some banks lacked the requisite…

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Inspiring the Troops – Real Stories of Bank Leadership in a Crisis and ​the Benefits ​to Employees and Customers

This is the inaugural article of Travillian’s original content emphasizing the “human element” to the banking industry. The dilemma: At a time when COVID-19 has wreaked havoc in our personal…

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A Bridge Over ​Troubled Water – A timely Q&A with the CEO & the Marketing ​Communications Director of Washington Federal, a true innovator in community banking

Washington Federal ($16.4B; Seattle, WA) has made news recently for its Small Business Lifeline loan program, designed to help both current and new customers get through current economic turbulence.  Recently,…

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