ElevateTALKS will enable the busy executive to hear short but meaningful & valuable discussions on a variety of banking & leadership topics. Hear from experts, fellow bankers, and successful individuals at your own pace, when you want, & how you want.
Ep #10 2020 BOLI Recap & 2021 Fee Income Strategies
Chris Richardson, Vice President of Sales for IZALE Financial joins host Michael Delucchi to discuss how bank-owned life insurance performed in 2020 compared to other assets, what bankers should be aware of for executive benefits in 2021, and presents fee income strategies financial institution can utilize in the new year to boost their bottom line.
Ep #9 Community Banks & The Yield Curve with Kurt Fritz
Kurt Fritz, Partner & Managing Director for Performance Trust joins host Michael Delucchi to talk about yield curve control, negative interest rate policy, and strategies for community bankers during the pandemic. Kurt who just started a banker focused blog called the “Fritz Report” shares his insights and ideas that can assist bankers to position their balance sheet during these challenging times as well as some stories from his time in the famous open cry pits at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Ep #8 How Pandemic Stress Testing Can Position your Bank for Success
The coronavirus chaos and its cascading impact on the financial markets and small and medium-sized business has made credit stress testing a vital tool for every community bank. Adam Mustafa, CEO and co-founder of the Invictus Group, joins host, Michael Delucchi to collectively share their thoughts on stress testing in the COVID-19 environment, how PPP loans and loan modifications can be incorporated into test scenarios, and loan loss reserve considerations during these unprecedented times.
Ep #7 Covid-19 and CAMELS with Bart Smith
As an effect of the Coronavirus pandemic, bankers are balancing a multitude of pressing and important issues. In this episode of ElevateTALKS Bart Smith, Managing Director & Partner at Performance Trust joins host Michael Delucchi and will take an audible journey through the CAMELS bank rating system and discuss strategies and insights of each key factor that bank executives are and should be considering.
Ep #6: Technology Insights with the Federal Reserve Bank: Fintech, Innovation, and Initiatives
Tune in to hear Tracy Basinger, EVP of the SF FRB & Justin Wray, director of risk management as they discuss the Fed’s latest initiatives in technology, innovation, & fintech.
Listen as Tracy & Justin join host Michael Delucchi & discuss what’s changing in the industry, pain points, risk, opportunities, & engagement strategies for stakeholders.
If you are a bank executive, compliance or technology officer, or interested in what the FRB is doing in the way of technology then this episode is for you
Ep #5: CRA Reform: Hidden Concerns for Community Banks
In this episode of ElevateTALKS CRA authority, Linda Ezuka joins host Michael Delucchi and discusses the current state of CRA reform, some of the key changes within the proposed rules, and how they may impact community banks.
If you are a community bank executive, lender, compliance officer, or responsible for CRA at your institution then this episode of ElevateTALKS is for you.