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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.

    A Trans-Pacific Banking Perspective

    A Trans-Pacific Banking Perspective

    Based in San Francisco and leading California’s market for Bank of Guam, plus currently serving as chairman of the Western Bankers Association, Dave Joves shares a trans-Pacific view of banking on the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast. In this episode, Joves discusses the evolution of the commercial real estate market in California, the role of Bank of Guam and other banks in financial inclusion in far-flung Pacific islands and plans for the Western Bankers Association in the year ahead.

    • 22 min
    The OCC Innovation Agenda with Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks

    The OCC Innovation Agenda with Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks

    Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks joins the ABA Banking Journal Podcast for a look at his innovation agenda at the OCC. Brooks makes news with the timing of "payments charter 1.0" for nonbank fintech firms, expected this fall. He also discusses the features of this special-purpose charter. Brooks also explores the opportunities of AI and machine learning in underwriting and what the OCC is doing to encourage their adoption by banks in the interest of promoting financial inclusion.

    • 30 min
    Minority Banks and Financial Inclusion

    Minority Banks and Financial Inclusion

    First Independence Bank was founded 50 years ago to help rebuild Detroit’s economy in the wake of damaging urban violence. Today, in a new era of economic hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic, and protests and unrest in response to incidents of racial injustice, First Independence Chairman and CEO Kenneth Kelly discusses minority depository institutions' continued role in serving distressed communities and building wealth.

    • 29 min
    All Hands on Deck to Deliver PPP Funds

    All Hands on Deck to Deliver PPP Funds

    In a matter of days, bankers rallied to deliver hundreds of billions of dollars in loans to support Americans’ jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic. The stakes: the survival of the small business economy on which every bank and community relies. Thanks to sponsor Jack Henry, bankers tell the story of how they geared up to make Paycheck Protection Program loans, despite contradictory or non-existent regulatory guidance, customer confusion and the challenges of remote work and social distancing.

    • 16 min
    Coming Soon from ABA: "We Were Economic First Responders"

    Coming Soon from ABA: "We Were Economic First Responders"

    The Paycheck Protection Program was the largest economic rescue program in American history. Go behind the scenes with the bankers who delivered the relief. Coming soon from the American Bankers Association.

    • 1 min
    Behind the Scenes with a Community Bank's PPP Loans

    Behind the Scenes with a Community Bank's PPP Loans

    Through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program, banks delivered the biggest economic rescue program in U.S. history. On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast — sponsored by Jack Henry — Luke Bernstein discusses Orrstown Bank’s PPP lending. Bernstein shares the behind-the-scenes story of how a community bank, like so many others across the country, worked tirelessly to bring relief and emergency bridge funds to small businesses in its markets.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 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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