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