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Bank executive insights, unique business strategies, regulatory updates from D.C., and fun banking stories—all this and more on the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, brought to you weekly by the American Bankers Association's award-winning podcast team.

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Bank executive insights, unique business strategies, regulatory updates from D.C., and fun banking stories—all this and more on the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, brought to you weekly by the American Bankers Association's award-winning podcast team.

    How COVID-19 Has Shifted the U.S. Demographic Outlook

    How COVID-19 Has Shifted the U.S. Demographic Outlook

    Nearly a year into the coronavirus pandemic, demographer Lyman Stone returns to the ABA Banking Journal Podcast to discuss how COVID-19 has reshaped the demographic outlook he provided to Banking Journal readers in early 2020. Stone, who was one of the earliest U.S. analysts to warn about the novel coronavirus starting in late 2019, examines the rise in mortality, the accelerated decline in childbirth and early 2020’s pause on marriages and divorces — and what they might imply for the broader economy.

    • 22 min
    The Changing Faces of Wealth Management

    The Changing Faces of Wealth Management

    From the ongoing generational wealth transfer to new “wealthtech” solutions and investor demands for sustainability and diversity, big changes are happening in the wealth management sector. To help bankers understand these changes, the latest episode—sponsored by NICE Actimize Xceed—features three rising leaders in wealth management that represent the full spectrum of the industry, from independent practices to community banks to large private banking institutions.

    • 31 min
    Maggie L. Walker's Historic Mission of Financial Empowerment

    Maggie L. Walker's Historic Mission of Financial Empowerment

    In 1903, Maggie Lena Walker became the first Black woman to charter a U.S. bank when she opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in Richmond, Virginia, as the bank’s first president. Historian Shennette Garrett-Scott tells the story of Walker and her mission to help Black women find financial empowerment and professional career opportunities.

    • 31 min
    Calvin Coolidge’s Circle of Bankers

    Calvin Coolidge’s Circle of Bankers

    A century ago, Calvin Coolidge took office as vice president. When he succeeded to the presidency, he became a rare president with banking industry experience, serving as president of a mutual savings bank for many years. In office, many of his key officials and advisers were also bankers, including Andrew Mellon, Charles Dawes and Dwight Morrow. Coolidge biographer Amity Shlaes discusses Coolidge’s personal and professional background, relationships with bankers and how these shaped his economic policy.

    • 23 min
    How One Community Bank Opens Opportunities for Career Growth

    How One Community Bank Opens Opportunities for Career Growth

    As an early-career CPA, Carissa Rodeheaver began her community banking career as a trust administrator nearly three decades ago. Now, she’s at the same bank, as chairman, president and CEO of First United Bank and Trust. Rodeheaver discusses her path to the C-suite and the strategies she employs at First United to provide leadership opportunities to rising generations of bankers. Rodeheaver also discusses her efforts to bring gender balance to the board at First United and set the right tone from the top.

    • 24 min
    Empowering Bank Employees to Drive Innovation

    Empowering Bank Employees to Drive Innovation

    From offering bitcoin rewards checking to meeting the unique credit needs of gig workers and sole practitioners, Quontic Bank depends on innovative ideas and execution. On the latest episode, sponsored by NICE Actimize Xceed, Casey Christopher talks about how Quontic Bank’s employees deliver that innovation. As possibly the only “chief empowerment officer” in the banking industry, Christopher explains how she helps Quontic’s employees have the resources they need to thrive and deliver results for th

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re well established as someone innovating in the world of banking and finance, or just getting started as a catalyst for change within your organization - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Evan and the entire ABA team do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of successfully navigating an ever changing banking landscape - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

banker nerd ,

Scintillating view into the secret world of high finance

This was an excellent listen, highlighting elements of banking not commonly understood by the general public. The host Evan Sparks deftly guided the conversation to highlight interesting elements of the interviewees experience. Altogether an excellent podcast, and I will continue to subscribe.

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