Energy Boost

How to rejuvenate the staff and culture at your community bank

Grooming Future Leaders

Making a big investment, Biddeford Savings Bank formally develops future executives from within

A Buyback Boost

To boost shareholder value, Community First Bank of Indiana bought back some of its circulating stock

On the Buy Side

A successful acquisition requires careful evaluation and negotiation

How Live Oak Bank became the nation’s second-largest SBA lender

For Live Oak Bank, the nation’s second-largest SBA lender, lending success doesn’t come without a deep and abiding love of data. President Scott Custer shares some of its secrets. By Susan Thomas Springer When Live Oak Bank opened in 2008, it loaned money only to veterinary practices. Since then, the bank has made small-business loans […]