Recruiting

Southern National in Virginia hires Dennis Zember as its next leader

02/20/20

Zember abruptly resigned as CEO of Ameris Bancorp last summer.

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The big squeeze: Banks pushed to hike pay at inopportune time

02/13/20

The tight labor market and public pressure to raise minimum wages are expected to nudge noninterest expenses upward in a year when the watchword is cost control.

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Synovus hires former Regions execs to form affordable housing business

02/10/20

The additions come as the Georgia regional looks to maintain momentum in commercial lending.

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Century Savings in N.J. hires veteran banker as its president

02/10/20

David Hanrahan had been CEO of Capital Bank of New Jersey, which was sold last year to OceanFirst Financial.

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Wells paying up to recruit brokers; Will JPM’s stock buybacks slow?

02/03/20

The bank is offering big bonuses to hire new financial advisors; recent share repurchases have raised the cost of future rebuys.

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Synovus out to prove increased spending will pay off

01/24/20

The Georgia bank's operating costs rose in the fourth quarter, but executives sought to assure shareholders that investments will produce revenue growth in the long run.

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Truist rivals eager to poach clients but will have to wait

01/21/20

For small regionals like Atlantic Union and F.N.B., the biggest opportunity to snag customers will come when the rebranding of BB&T and SunTrust branches begins next year.

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Changing of the guard a frequent occurrence in bank compliance

01/03/20

Banks had the highest turnover of chief compliance officers among the 100 largest financial services firms in the world, according to a recent study. Recruiters say that’s a function of changing job demands, high pressure and poaching by fintechs — plus old-fashioned demographics.

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Bay Banks hires former BB&T market president for new strategic post

01/03/20

Michael Troutman will serve as chief revenue officer at Bay Banks of Virginia, where he will advise management and the board on growth opportunities.

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After poaching M&T exec, Maryland bank plots next moves

12/17/19

Howard Bancorp is planning a big push in CRE lending, first in its hometown of Baltimore and eventually in Washington.

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