Union Savings Bank’s tech touch

By partnering with fintechs, Union Savings Bank has rolled out an innovative digital tool that uses AI to help customers achieve financial wellbeing.

Listen Up: Coastal Community Bank

If you aren’t already listening to Independent Banker: A Community Banking Podcast from ICBA (formerly Communities of Innovation), you’re missing out on some fantastic insights from fellow community bankers and other experts.

Out of Office: Adrianne Brignac-Gradney

For the past eight years, the vice president and branch manager at $888 million-asset Evangeline Bank and Trust Company in Ville Platte, La., has been creating beauty, lifestyle and banking content on social media.

A fund for diverse tech companies

First National Bank and Black Tech Nation Ventures teamed up to support minority-owned startups in the Pittsburgh community and beyond.

The resurgence of de novos

As the number of financial institutions have dropped, the number of de novos has started to rise. The founders of three startup banks discuss the importance of community banks to the country as mission-driven organizations.

Out of Office: Ryan Monica

The assistant vice president and sales manager of $584 million-asset Metairie Bank in Metairie, La., is a passionate music producer, guitarist and DJ. He plays gigs all around Louisiana, including outdoor festivals, weddings, college events and fundraisers.

John V. Anderson: 75 years in community banking

John V. Anderson celebrates 75 years in community banking this year. The chairman emeritus of F&M Bank offers us a glimpse of his life, his career and the lessons he’s learned along the way.