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The Community Bank Podcast

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,...


Apr 15, 2024

Today Chris Nichols, our Director of Capital Markets, sits down with Nymbus CEO Jeffery Kendall. Chris and Jeffery talk about the future of core processing, payments, how banks should be thinking about their relationship with their core provider, and the new opportunities emerging for banks to offer more innovative...


Apr 8, 2024

Today we’ll be speaking with Scott Mills, president of the William Mills agency based in Atlanta. They specialize in helping fintechs connect with banks, and they work with a number of major bank technology providers.

Scott talks about the future of fintech, where fintech partnerships often go wrong for community...