Bolder Banking, powered by the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado, is a collaborative online space for community bankers. Bringing in insights from industry experts and community banking peers, Bolder Banking provides opportunities to connect and learn.
Bold leaders are developed through information, innovation and connection. Bolder Banking by GSBC will keep you connected to industry leaders with bolder ideas and bolder perspectives. Listen as they share stories of innovation and knowledge about how to make banking better — while also making bankers’ lives better, too.
Episode 33: Brilliant Bank Branding: Add Value & Strengthen Relationships
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Allyson Twiggs Dyer, Founder of The Twiggs Group, an agency with in-depth experience creating marketing strategies for the banking industry.
In this episode we focus on all things marketing to include branding, websites, apps, e-mail marketing and social media. Allyson gives some great advice on what banks should be doing now and in the future.
Episode 32: Growth Opportunities & The Small Bank Advantage
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Collin Eisenhart, SVP/Business Development Team Manager at FMS Bank in Greeley CO.
In this episode we focus on the challenges of moving from a national bank to a community bank, the advantages a community bank has over a regional or national bank and we dive into the findings from his Strategic Topic at GSBC which focused on launching a small business growth initiative.
Episode 31: Rates, Relationships & How to Navigate an Ag Re-Set
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Tim Ohlde, President of Elk State Bank and CEO of Country Banker Systems. He is also a GSBC faculty member.
Tim is the first guest that we have brought back for a second episode and during our conversation he showed why we did. We covered all things ag and Tim provided some valuable insights on where ag and ag lending is today and where they are going in the future.
Episode 30: The Liquidity Dilemma & Practical Strategies for Community Banks
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Brad Spears, SVP/Director, Member Relationships at Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. Brad leads a team of ten relationship managers who serve nearly 1,300 members in 13 states.
In this episode we focus on what the Federal Home Loan Bank System does for the Banking industry, how it responded to the SVB failure, how banks should be addressing their liquidity and what banks should be prepare for in their next bank exam.
Episode 29: Elevating Community Bank Leaders: Josie Bunch on the GSBC’s Committed to Lead
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Josie Bunch, Vice President of Strategy & Experience with The Graduate School Of Banking At Colorado.
This was a great conversation in which we discussed the 2023 Annual Session, the concept of Bolder Banking and a new program offered by GSBC, Committed To Lead.
Episode 28: Balancing Innovation and Risk: Community Banks in a Tech-Driven World
Our guest on this episode of The Bolder Banking Podcast is Kyle Thomas of the Appian Corporation.
In this episode we focus on how technology is affecting all segments of the banking industry. Kyle has unique perspective, having been a Bank Examiner, a Vice President with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and now a leader at a technology company.