Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 10/8/21

–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 39 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 10/8/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Highlights from our annual Financial Services CEO Retreat last week. For most of the last 20 years, Second Curve Capital has sponsored a financial services CEO retreat, which…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 7/16/21

–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 28 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 7/16/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Big changes at Texas Capital. When I became a bank analyst in the early 1980s, large Texas banks were the darlings of the industry. They were highly profitable and…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 5/28/21

–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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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 5/7/21

–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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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 4/2/21

–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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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 1/15/21

–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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