Top Purposeful Banker Episodes of 2019

December 18, 2019 Maria Abbe

It’s hard to believe that 2019 is almost behind us and another Purposeful Banker podcast season is in the books. We started the Purposeful Banker podcast back in 2015 to fill a need in the podcasting world – create a podcast specifically dedicated to commercial bankers.

Four seasons later, the Purposeful Banker has welcomed guests such as: Jill Castilla, President & CEO at Citizens Bank of Edmond, Al Dominick, CEO at Bank Director, JP Nicols, Managing Director of the FinTech Forge, and Jim Marous, Co-Publisher of The Financial Brand. Of course, there have been many, many more guests throughout the years, all offering loads of helpful information to make your job a bit easier.

Below is a list of our top five podcasts of 2019. We hope you take some time to listen to them and the many others we recorded this year.

You can check out all our podcasts on our resource page, as well as iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. A new podcast episode goes live every other week. We absolutely love receiving comments and feedback. Please leave a rating on these platforms and let us know how we’re doing!

Okay, now … as I always say, on to the show! Enjoy!

The Top 5 Episodes

  1. Bank Strategy for the Next Recession

PrecisionLender’s Carl Ryden sat down with David Brear, CEO at 11:FS. They discuss the strategies banks should employ to prepare for the next recession. Listeners will walk away with loads of information on how to navigate the choppy waters of a recession and what they can do right now to stay ahead of the competition the next time a recession hits.

  1. What You Need to Know About Libor and SOFR

Is it time to say good-bye to Libor? But what really is SOFR, anyways? And the biggest question of all … how will these changes affect the loans on your books and the ones you price in the future? This podcast addressed all those questions and more!

  1. Winning Tactics of RMs: Scaling Best Behaviors

Relationship managers are the drivers of the deals that make up banker portfolios. They bring the bank to profitability and help it thrive … or not. In this top podcast, Gita Thollesson discussed what top RMs do to continuously win good deals and how banks can spread those best practices throughout the institution.

  1. Riches in the Niches

Speaking of top RMs, we brought one on the show and it proved to be one the year’s most popular podcasts. Greg Martin, a business services officer for BB&T (now Truist), shared his approach to finding his niche and developing his commercial book.

  1. The Fierce Battle for Deposits: Who’s Winning and Why

Why is it so difficult to attract deposits these days? We chatted with PrecisionLender SVP Tim Shanahan, about which banks are faring best in the battle for deposits and what they’re doing to stay ahead of the competition.


So, there you have it, folks - our top podcast episodes of 2019. We can't wait for you to hear what we have in store for 2020!

About the Author

Maria Abbe

As a Content Manager here at PrecisionLender, Maria develops the messaging, stories and content pieces for prospects and current clients – showing them the value in PrecisionLender. Her passion for serving others is evident as she leads the volunteer program here at PrecisionLender. Maria’s ability to be organized and constructive, along with her ability to be practical makes her an exceptional addition to our team.

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