Join us virtually June 22 – 23, 2021 as we host our 2021 Directors Workshop.
This comprehensive workshop features sessions led by industry experts and thought leaders. Topics include: cybersecurity, gender diversity in the boardroom, the economy, mergers & acquisitions, digital banking trends, and much more. The Directors Workshop welcomes bank presidents, CEOs, senior officers, and directors to a virtual forum created to identify and explore issues important to shareholders and depositors alike.
WBA Banker’s Insight Podcast: Episode 16 with Tony Repanich from Shield Compliance Is Now Available!
In this episode we speak with Tony Repanich, President and Chief Operating Officer at Shield Compliance. We discuss the current state of the evolving cannabis industry and how it impacts banking. Tony explains the latest developments in Washington D.C. regarding the Safe Banking Act and what this legislation would look like for banks. We also talk about how the pandemic has impacted the cannabis industry and what that could mean for the future. And Tony shares his guidance for bankers as the industry expands.
In this episode we speak with Jennifer Ferrell, Elavon Director, eCommerce Solutions Consultant, as she shares her insight on the technology trends that allowed businesses to pivot and keep moving forward. We cover the differences between contactless and touchless payments along with all the possible ways to initiate these payments. Also, we talk about how the pandemic might have played a part in forwarding this technology. Jennifer also provides her recommendation for financial institutions that are interested in offering merchant solutions.
A full year has passed since COVID-19 altered the way we live and work, and while the pandemic is still front and center in our lives and businesses, we have much to be hopeful for. According to the New York Times, more than 70 million Americans have received at least one dose of the vaccine as of March 15th a critical step to reducing the number of new COVID-19 transmissions. Things are beginning to look up.