Ryan Pierce and Terry Puett aren’t the type to sit around and wait for things to happen. If there’s activity on the Kansas banking landscape, they probably know about it. Seventy-thousand miles, dozens of trade association events, and some 800 face-to-face bank visits each year give these BBOK vice presidents valuable insight to help banks grow and prosper.
Because we want to keep our officers on the road and in your bank, we need a stellar marketing team in the office to provide support. Our marketing gems are creative and detail-oriented. They are truly a rare-find.
I read an article in a trade industry magazine not long ago titled “Long Memory – Short Vision.” It was about the risks facing the community banking industry as the economy emerges from the most vicious recession in 80 years, and cautioning against repeating past errors. The article raised some good and valid points but it was the title that really caught my attention.
BBOK board representatives come from all Kansas bank segments. Each member brings different skill sets, leadership styles and experience. The newest crop of board members – Dan Coup, Mark Keeny, John Lehman and Calvin Coady – is no different. Their resumes are rich with board service and passion for banking. Uniting them is their desire to preserve community banking for Kansans.
For banks with farmers, ranchers and agribusiness customers in need of long-term, fixed rate real estate loans, BBOK’s newest lending solutions, KMac, provides a competitive edge. Banks earn fee income while enhancing return on equity. Because all KMac loans are sold to the secondary market, community banks can reduce credit risk and leverage liquidity for additional lending.
Lenders are often master relationship builders. Those who truly excel know their customers’ business intimately. They are neighbors. Advisers. Problem solvers. Encouragers. And those lenders have to build trust while critiquing their customer’s financial picture.
The more your customers use their VISA card the more your bank can earn, up to 20% of interchange from your cardholders monthly spending. BBOK and VISA have designed several promotions to encourage usage and promote new credit card enrollment during 2014.
Finding and investing in future talent is the core of the BBOK summer internship program. The program started in 2012 to help students gain knowledge they couldn’t learn in a finance class. We put our interns through a rigorous eight-week program designed to expose them to all aspects of the banking industry.
BBOK is increasing efficiency and making it easier for your customers receive incoming international wires. As of April 14, 2014, all incoming international wires should be going through the new BBOK SWIFT Code, KAASUS41.
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- Encourage Card Usage for Increased Bank Revenue
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Kansas Banking and Bankers' Bank of Kansas continued to be solid investments in 2013. The financial information in this annual report outlines increased earnings, growth and dividends for our shareholders.
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