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Tech Talk: Here Come The Machines

Guest: Jody Pillard What has changed since MBFS started working with Weidenhammer? Basically everything. Jody and Mark make sense of the coming AI revolution and what we should be worried about these days with security. IN THIS EPISODE: KEY TAKEAWAYS: RESOURCE LINKS: Mark Ritter WebsiteMark Ritter – LinkedInWeidenhammer WebsiteJody Pillard LinkedIn BIO: Mark Ritter is the […]

Kick The Tires With Bob Brant

Guest: Bob Brant Mark and Bob talk about the evolution of credit unions’ relationship with auto dealers and indirect financing, what the pandemic was like, and what it is like to finance vehicles these days. IN THIS EPISODE: KEY TAKEAWAYS: RESOURCE LINKS: Mark Ritter WebsiteMark Ritter – LinkedInKeystone Lending Alliance Website BIO: Mark Ritter is the […]

Can I Get A Rush On That Appraisal?

Guest: Noelle McDonald What’s the value? Noelle McDonald can help. The commercial real estate market is upside down today. Mark and Noelle talk about the current state of the appraisal marketplace and what lenders should be on the lookout for now and in the future. IN THIS EPISODE: KEY TAKEAWAYS: RESOURCE LINKS: Mark Ritter WebsiteMBFS […]

Value of ALL Credit Unions

Guest: Jeff Ivey Mark and Jeff discuss Jeff’s background and the mission of River City FCU. Jeff explains the value of CDFI status that credit unions can access. Jeff and Mark have a lengthy discussion about the value of credit unions of all sizes and the purpose credit unions have in today’s economy, along with […]

2023 Year in Review

Guest: Jeff Lyons Where has the time gone? Mark and Jeff look back at what they said a year ago to see how accurate their predictions were. They also take a look at how 2023 played out, both good and bad and what CUs should be doing to plan for the future. IN THIS EPISODE: […]

Grading the Credit Union Industry

How do we REALLY do as an industry? In today’s solo episode, Mark looks at the principles of the credit union industry and grades each area to see where we excel and where we can improve. IN THIS EPISODE: KEY TAKEAWAYS: RESOURCE LINKS: Mark Ritter Website MBFS – Website Mark Ritter – LinkedIn BIO: Mark […]