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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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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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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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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Agile & Digital: A Conversation with Corey LeBlanc, Co-founder of Locality Bank

Bank technology and operations innovator, Corey LeBlanc, has taken his talents to South Florida as Co-founder and COO/CTO of Locality Bank, a De Novo community bank that went from white-board to charter in less…

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Banking for Fintechs: A Conversation with Wenni Wu at Piermont Bank

Keith Daly, Director – Banking and Fintech Search at Travillian, sits down with Wenni Wu, Head of Customer Experience & Marketing at Piermont Bank. Speaking from Piermont’s headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, topics…

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Magic & Fintech in the Desert

As the plane descended into Las Vegas, I was amazed as a sea of lights simply appeared from the dark Nevada desert. It had been over 15 years since I was in Vegas last, but the jolt of energy felt the same….

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1828 to Ethereum A Conversation with Joseph Mancini, Chief Operating Officer at BankProv

​BankProv was founded in 1828 as The Provident Bank and exists today as the 10th oldest bank in the country. Today, they are an innovative, commercial bank that finds solutions for…

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Safe and Seamless A Conversation with Monica Murthy, Partnerships Lead at Alloy

Alloy helps banks and fintech’s make better decisions using a single API and dashboard to manage KYC/AML, fraud, and more. In a world of on-demand and instantaneous requirements from customers,…

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Who is Driving Your Bank’s Digital Bus?

A lot of confusion already exists around which type of technological leader a bank needs (Chief Technology Officer? Chief Information Officer?) and now we’ve seen the advent of an even newer role to consider: a Chief Digital Officer. So, what is…

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What Gen Zers Really Want from Community Banks A Conversation with 40 Grand Founder and long-time Fintech consultant, Dion Lisle, as well as his son, Dylan Lisle

Travillian’s Brian Love and Keith Daly are joined by Dion Lisle and Dylan Lisle to discuss some “Gen Z” takeaways on what’s important for community banks to consider when it comes to winning younger customers.  

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The Importance of Digital Flexibility A Conversation with Kevin Kielbasa, Head of Business Development at Narmi

​Kevin Kielbasa, Head of Business Development at Narmi, joins Travillian’s Keith Daly in a dynamic discussion on the quickly evolving relationships between banks and fintech partners. They cover many topics…

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Pandemic Fatigue & Bitcoin Rewards – A Conversation with Casey Christopher, Chief Empowerment Office at Quontic Bank

It’s hard to believe, but It has been close to a year since Covid completely disrupted the lives of almost everyone on the planet.  Over this period, new challenges have…

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