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Jennifer Miller Joins BankNews as Advertising Account Executive

Aug 9, 2011 – BankNews Media is pleased to announce the addition of Jennifer Miller 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 BankNews and BankNews Mid-Week, as well as for the company’s state banking journals: Banking Matters (Oregon), California Banker, Florida Banking, Illinois Banker, In Touch (Kansas), Maine 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.

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California: Redwood Capital Bank announces promotion of Jennifer Budwig

Tim Long and Jennifer Kelly named to key supervision posts

Jan 24 – Comptroller of the Currency John C. Dugan has named Tim Long to be senior deputy comptroller for bank supervision policy, and that Jennifer Kelly will succeed Long as senior deputy comptroller for mid-size and community bank supervision.

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Poll Finds 73% of Americans Can’t Save Any Money

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.

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Merchant and Financial Trade Associations Announce Cybersecurity Partnership

Feb. 14 – Leading trade associations representing the merchant and financial services industries have announced a new cybersecurity partnership. The partnership will focus on exploring paths to increased information sharing, better card security technology, and maintaining the trust of customers.

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Engagement and Independence Make the Difference

Outside directors play a vital role in the success of any community bank. Together with bank management, successful community banks depend on directors who are informed, engaged, proactive and attentive.

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ABA Endorses Fannie Mae Secondary Market Options to Help Banks Compete

Dec 4 – The American Bankers Association – through its Corporation for American Banking subsidiary – has endorsed the secondary market options available through Fannie Mae to help community banks remain competitive in their local markets.   

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Agriculture Deputy Secretary Announces Members for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Committee

Nov 22 – Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden has announced the appointment of 20 members to serve on the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers during a trip to the University of Delaware. The committee will provide guidance to the Secretary on expanding opportunities that will help beginning farmers and ranchers succeed in agriculture.

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Country Club Bank Announces Top Executive Promotions

Sept 26 – Country Club Bank, Kansas City, Mo., has announced the promotions of seven top executives. “They play a critical role as part of our dedicated team of professionals, and have been instrumental in guiding the bank’s growth and strategic direction in recent years,“ stated President and CEO Paul J. Thompson.
 
As Country Club Bank celebrates its 60-year anniversary on the Country Club Plaza, it is also marking several milestone accomplishments that have contributed to nearly doubling the bank’s size in the past five years to today’s $1.2 billion in assets.
 
These milestones include the 2009 acquisition of Norbank of North Kansas City, and mergers with sister banks in Leavenworth, Kan., and Cass County, Mo. Another milestone was the 2009 addition of Country Club Capital Advisors, which handles mergers and acquisitions and operates as part of Country Club Financial Services Inc., a wholly owned bank subsidiary. Country Club Trust Co., another bank subsidiary, has grown to $1.9 billion in assets under administration as of June 30, 2013.
 
Also, in the past five years the number of financial centers has grown from nine to 20 in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. This fall a 21st financial center will be added when the bank opens its new administrative headquarters building at One Ward Parkway on the Plaza.

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OCC Publishes “A Common Sense Approach to Community Banking”

June 14 – The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is publishing on its website a new booklet that shares the agency’s perspective on the best practices that distinguish high-performing community banks.

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