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October 20 – BAI, the financial services industry’s resource for breakthrough information and intelligence, has released “BAI Retail Banking Outlook,” its latest research report identifying emerging retail-banking habits and trends. The survey of nearly 400 global industry professionals highlights the growing emphasis financial institutions are placing on mobile banking and social media.
September 29 – Meridian Bank Chairman and CEO Chris Annas has been named “Banker of the Year” by Philadelphia SmartCEO at their 2014 Power Player Awards.
August 1 – American Banker and BAI have announced their strategic alliance and its signature program, FinTech Forward, a new initiative focused on giving bankers the information and perspective on technology they need to plot a course for the future.
July 30 – In the wake of a recession that should’ve taught Americans the importance of having emergency savings, a new GOBankingRates study conducted in partnership with The Penny Hoarder has found that nearly three out of four Americans have little or no money saved. Of 3,000 survey respondents, 44.5% reported not having a savings account, while 28.5% reported having less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.
Oct 8, 2013 – BankNews Media is pleased to announce the rebranding of its Financial Placements division to Community Banking Recruiters. This rebranding better distinguishes the division as a leader in community bank employee recruitment. Launched in 1967 by BankNews Media, the executive search and recruitment service has a proven track record in both areas: helping banks recruit experienced, successful, quality senior and mid-level executives, and assisting banking professionals to obtain new employment opportunities that provide career advancement.
Oct 7, 2013 – Today, BankNews Media announces the winners of the 2013 Innovative Solutions Awards. The Innovative Solutions Awards, now in their sixth year, are recognized as the most prestigious awards for companies helping community banks improve their operations, be more competitive, enhance their technical capabilities and increase their profitability. BankNews received more than 40 entries in four categories and readers cast more than 1,500 votes on Banknews.com.
July 1, 2013 – BankNews Media is pleased to announce the addition of Valerie Fischer to its team as advertising account executive. In this capacity, she will be responsible for sales of the company’s print, digital and online products. As a key member of the BankNews Media advertising team, she is responsible for generating new business and maintaining current advertising accounts for Ag Banking, BankNews and BankNews Mid-Week, as well as for the company’s state banking journals: California Banker, Florida Banking, Illinois Banker, In Touch (Kansas), Maine Banker, Massachusetts Banker and Texas Banking. She also handles banner advertising and sponsorships to the company’s website, BankNews.com, and electronic newsletters, BankNews eDigest and BankNews Technology Focus.