–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 21 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 5/28/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: A lot Going on at BancorpSouth.  This week I got an update on what’s going on at Tupelo, Miss.-based BancorpSouth from CEO Dan Rollins. Here are some highlights: Acquisitions…

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 18 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 5/7/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: The ServisFirst recipe for success. ServisFirst Bancshares is a $12.6 billion banking company founded in Birmingham in 2005 that has enjoyed a phenomenal record of success. Last week, CEO Tom…

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 13 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 4/2/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: What’s up at LendingClub.  It has been a very interesting and eventful year at LendingClub, and the year is only one quarter over. When I talked with CEO Scott…

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–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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