Creativity and collaboration took center stage at Bank Director’s Growing The Bank conference this Monday and Tuesday at the Four Seasons Resort & Club at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas. There, leadership teams from banks, non-banks and financial technology companies alike focused on opportunities to grow revenue, deposits, brands, market size and market share through innovation and collaboration. Below, a few of the photos taken for us by John Sloan of Foxtrot Photography.
omg, our Publisher, Kelsey Weaver, trying to “get big” too!
Jill Castilla, President & CEO, Citizens Bank of Edmond and Jay Tuli, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Leader Bank, National Association
a personal favorite – moderating our point/counterpoint session
we so very appreciate the 240+ that joined us in Dallas
Thomas Jankovich, Principal & Innovation Leader, US Financial Services Practice, Deloitte Consulting
Laura Proffitt and Mika Moser doing what our team does best
Great to hear from Jim McAlpin Jr., Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Talking the future of bank branches with fellow college baseball player, Brian Read, Executive Vice President, Retail Banking, Umpqua Holdings Corp. and Umpqua Bank
Putting into practice what Schatzie Brunner suggested
Mika owning the podium
Shawn Ward, CEO & Co-Founder, Geezeo (and fellow RedSox fan)
Josh Glover, SVP Community & Regional Financial Institutions, nCino
“Super” Mario Garcia, Chief Experience Officer, Nymbus
Trying to “get big” – based on our recent two-day workshop
Thanks to Rebecca – and Jackie (her first conference with us!)
Digging the FinXTech signage that joined the BD family!
Joe Bartolotta, EVP/Strategic Partnerships, Eastern Bank
Our Chief Brand Officer, Michelle King
Bank Director magazine’s editor, Naomi Snyder
Nima Ghamsari, CEO & Co-Founder, Blend
Steve Powless, CEO, Computer Services, Inc.
Proud of our team’s efforts — Laura Schield runs our events and she and the team did an awesome job!
For more on the issues and ideas surfaced throughout the event, check out BankDirector.com and FinXTech.com.