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Bank vendors hungry for small-business analytics


Jack Henry's acquisition of Geezeo and NCR's purchase of D3 Technology are fueling predictions that more small-business data firms will be takeover targets for legacy techs trying to court small bank and credit union customers.


Beyond 'Truist': A brief history of unusual bank brands


"Truist" was roundly mocked when it was unveiled as the name of the merging BB&T and SunTrust, but it’s hardly the first bank moniker to elicit a "huh?" from critics.


BOK hires veteran health care banker from Synovus


The Tulsa, Okla., bank is adding Jim Thompson as director of senior housing investments.


Fifth Third, Discover, BMO Financial: Bankers on the move


Some of the biggest industry moves in May and early June were not executive promotions, but rather departures.


Synovus lands Regions exec to fill CFO spot


Jamie Gregory has worked for Regions for a decade and was named head of corporate financial strategy early this year, but he's jumping ship to Synovus in late June.


GreenSky loses key partner, raising concerns about its other bank relationships


Regions Financial said Thursday that it will not renew its contract with GreenSky — a move analysts say could prompt other banks to re-examine their lending arrangements with the fintech.


Jennifer Upshaw, Synovus | Most Powerful Women: Next


Synovus converted all 26 of its separately branded community banks to its own name over the past two years — a major undertaking that allowed Jennifer Upshaw, senior director of marketing, to shine.


Still stress testing, even when they don’t have to


The regulatory relief bill passed last year eliminated mandatory stress tests for dozens of regional and midsize banks, yet many banks continue running internal tests anyway. Here’s why.


Walt Moeling remembered as trusted adviser to countless bankers


The legendary Atlanta banking lawyer played a special, often behind-the-scenes role that was part diplomat, mentor and seer during his 50-year career. He died last week at 76.


GreenSky teaming with Amex to offer home improvement loans


The Atlanta company, which reported fourth-quarter results Tuesday, will test the partnership in five cities as part of an ongoing effort to add new sources of revenue.