–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 2 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 1/15/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Bank OZK’s CEO George Gleason. There have been some great founder-CEOs in the banking business over the years, but I would put Bank OZK’s George Gleason’s 41-year record…

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute in Any Way– Vol. V, No. 48 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 11/25/20 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Catching up with PNC’s Bill Demchak. One of the few people in the financial services industry who may look back on 2020 as actually being a good year…

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Vol. V, No. 44 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 10/30/20 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Curo Group and Regional Management are two subprime branch-based and online consumer finance companies, with Curo going lower on the credit spectrum than Regional. Both companies reported their third-quarter earnings results after the close last night, and the results confirm…

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Vol. V, No. 40 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 10/2/20 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Kudos to the CBA for its virtual conference.  For the last several years, the annual CBA Live, put on by the Consumer Bankers Association, has been one of my favorite conference events. I was prepared to join 1,700 others in…

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