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Mobile is real and really here to stay By Bill Loving As a community banker, my customers always come first. And just like all community bankers, I make decisions based on what will be best for my customers. That’s because what’s best for my customers and community, in the end, is best for my bank. […]

TowneBank

Commercial cyber security services become a for-profit business By Susan Thomas Springer It takes more for a bank to be a trusted advisor than it used to, says J. Morgan Davis, president and chief banking officer with TowneBank, a $4.6 billion-asset community bank headquartered in Portsmouth, Va. Thanks to a partnership with a cyber security […]

The Coastal Bank

Educating businesses to defend against cyber attacks By Susan Thomas Springer The high-tech bank robber needs very little to cause big problems—all it takes is a computer and an Internet connection. The Coastal Bank in Savannah, Ga., is fighting against cyber thieves by arming its commercial customers with both the knowledge and the technology to […]

Oak View National Bank

Jumping big into cloud computing By William Atkinson Talk of cloud computing is seemingly everywhere in business today. ICBA’s Community Bank Technology Survey last year found that fewer than 5 percent of community banks outsource computing in a cloud processing environment. Cloud computing is a migration from owned or leased resources to shared hardware and […]

Conestoga Bank

Expanding through video-enabled teller machines By Beth Mattson-Teig Conestoga Bank in Chesterfield, Pa., is proving that adopting the latest technologies isn’t just for the big banks. The $625 million-asset bank was one of the first community banks to debut video teller machines to its customers last year. The units have been so successful that the […]

Fine Points

Preparing the next generation of industry leaders By Camden R. Fine, President and CEO of ICBA Have you planted a tree lately? With just a little attention early on, a seed or sapling can, once established, grow unaided into a mighty, towering tree. Before you know it, you’ll have created something magnificent—a legacy for the […]

Membership Central

Advantages of classroom training By Steven Foley In today’s competitive banking environment, many CEOs and managers understand the value of a well-trained workforce. Yet, unfortunately, many continue to make the counterproductive decision to target professional development and training for budget cuts.

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