Women are leaders. Women are innovators. Women are doers. Yet the financial services world often overlooks--or even ignores, in favor of balance sheet obsession--how women bring exceptional abilities in listening, empathy and community building to the table. In the first of two parts, Bankadelic producer and Chicago-based entrepreneur Jennie Ellman interviews four gifted, successful leaders in banking. From upper left, clockwise: Jill Homan, president of DeepTarget; Kim Snyder, founder and CEO of KlariVis; Kathleen Craig, founder and CEO of HT Mobile Apps; and Lena McDearmind, COO and co-founder of Artis Technologies.