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Rebeca Romero Rainey: You make an impact

When I consider what I love about community banking, I get a clear visual: overlapping concentric circles with one common center. Each circle represents an element of your impact on communities, including people, culture, economic growth, personal and professional development, and more. But in the center of everything lies the human connection.

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Rebeca Romero Rainey: Let’s bring people together

“With a heart led by compassion, let’s ask ourselves a question: Who do we want to be when we grow up?” At times in our country, true independence has arisen from points of crisis—critical moments in time that require us to listen and reflect. Just think about the foundation of our nation so many years […]

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Rebeca Romero Rainey: Leadership is about teamwork

“Well-executed leadership is less about marching to your own beat and more about creating a well-choreographed team play.” Remember that childhood game follow-the-leader where one person directed, and the others walked in line? Well, it was not a favorite of mine, and I could never quite pinpoint why. As I’ve moved forward in my career, […]

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Rebeca Romero Rainey: Do today for tomorrow

“As community bankers, making the next right choice today will ensure we have a strong, flourishing future.” We have entered a challenging environment, to say the least. Our banks have been dramatically affected by COVID-19, but without a doubt, we will weather this storm, because we build our model on relationships that stand the test of […]