Banking Insights Podcast

Overview

Banking Insights Podcast

Banking Insights is a forum featuring industry leaders, innovators and regulators sharing their experiences, knowledge and insights on current events, policies and technologies that are transforming the banking industry.

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Episode 6 – Introduction to Online Account Opening with Newgen Software

In this episode, hear from Ankur Rawat, Associate Director – Products & Solutions, and Rod Skillman, Regional Sales Manager, both from Newgen Software, as they discuss how Newgen Software was able to adapt in this evolving environment to help better serve their clients. Also, we discuss how the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forced many in the banking industry to adapt to digital platforms for online account openings and lending. We also chat about how Newgen Software can benefit both the banks and the consumers. 

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Episode 5 – ERM & Baseball: Why We Miss Them Both

Hear from Mike Cohn, Director of the WolfPAC Solutions Group at Wolf & Company, as we discuss the top five areas that have been significantly impacted during the pandemic. Mike Cohn is then able to creatively tie all of these affected areas back to baseball to help connect the dots. Listen as Mike also discusses the PPP process and how banks and fintech companies were able to work together to secure millions of loans.

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Episode 4 – A Conversation with Steve Miller

Hear from Steve Miller, President & CEO of Fresno First Bank, as we discuss how his bank handled and how they were able to adapt to the rapidly moving PPP process. Also, we cover how the bank is handling all operation changes as California begins easing shelter-in-place policies. We also talk about competition and challenges in today’s even more competitive environment. And lastly, Steve Miller shares some lessons learned over these last few months. 

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Episode 2 – A Conversation with California State Assemblymember Monique Limón

In this episode, hear from California State Assemblymember Monique Limón as we discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting policy priorities, the budget, businesses, families, and much more. We also talk about how bankers can continue to support their customers and communities during these trying times. 

Assemblymember Limón is the Chair of the Banking and Finance Committee. The Assemblymember represents the 37th district which includes over half of the County of Santa Barbara, as well as nearly a quarter of the County of Ventura.

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Episode 1 – COVID-19 Resources

In this episode, industry experts cover key topics on the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the banking industry, legislation, and the economy. 

Hear from the California Bankers Association’s three registered lobbyists: Kevin Gould, SVP, Director of Government Relations; Jason Lane, VP, Deputy Director of Government Relations; and Melanie Cuevas, VP, State Government Relations.