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The Community Bank Podcast

Jun 6, 2024

Today Tom Fitzgerald sits down with Billy Fielding to discuss the ALM trends we are seeing with our community bank clients and strategies to navigate the current economic environment.

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May 28, 2024

Today Tom Fitzgerald welcomes Joe Keating back to the podcast. Joe serves as Senior Portfolio Manager at SouthState Wealth and is a regular contributor to the podcast. They discuss Joe's economic forecast and when the Fed might start cutting rates.

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May 20, 2024

Today we sit down with former bank CEO, Kurt Knutson. We discuss his book The Art of Selling Your Bank, where most M&A deals go wrong, how to merge 2 different cultures, and how to increase your bank's value — whether you plan to sell or remain independent. 

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May 13, 2024

Today we sit down with Catherine Mealor, Managing Director of Equity Research at KBW. We discuss the current M&A environment and its implications for communtiy banks. 

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May 6, 2024

Today we bring back a popular guest and friend of the show, Mark Miller.  Mark spent over 40 years with Chick-fil-A, most recently serving as Vice President of High Performance Leadership. Mark recently retired and has co-founded a new organization dedicated to serving leaders called Lead Every Day. In today's episode,...