mbaBanking is the award-winning official publication of the Michigan Bankers Association. Articles cover banking-related topics ranging from the latest trends and technology to community outreach efforts to new banking rules and regulations.

Send your bank's news to Alyssa Harasim, Director of Communications and Public Relations.



September/October Cybersecurity & Compliance 
Giving Back by Stephanie Fisher, SVP, Education 
Michigan Traveling Circus by Mark Anderson, President, HUB International 
Helping Customers Through the PPP Forgiveness by Earl Charneske, SVP, Regional Manager, PCBB 
Should I Test Employee Security Awareness? by Shane Daniel, Senior Information Security Consultant - SBS CyberSecurity, LLC 
Shared Services for Compliance by Chris W. Bell, Associate General Counsel, Compliance Alliance 
Clicks without Bricks by James G. Caliendo, President & CEO, PWCampbell 

July/August - Leading the Way
10 Best Practices to Ensure the Integrity of Remote Ink-Signed Notarizations by Bill Anderson, Vice President of Government Affairs, National Notary Association
Connecting with the MBA by Stephanie Fisher, SVP – Education
Get to Know Grant Smith by Alyssa Harasim, Director of Communications and Public Relations
Your 2020-21 MBA Board of Directors
Why Conscience Capitalism by Gene Pickelman, Co-Founder, President & CEO of Tri-Star Trust, Conscious Capitalism Great Lakes Bay Region Chapter, Board ChairAnd more! 

May/June - A New Day
A Year with Jeanne - 81 Bank Visits. One Mission - Putting Bankers First
Brand in the Age of COVID-19 - by Sarah Turner, Galapagos
Managing Talent in Times of Turmoil - by Steve Lowisz, Qualigence International
Cutting Down the Nets - Finding Victory at the End of March Madness - By Dave Davlin
Use Downtime to Create Better Up Time - by Tom Hershberger
Cinnaire and MBASC Launch Sixth Housing Tax Credit Investment Fund - by Corinne Hyzny, Cinnaire
Learn About Kenneth Kelly 


March/April - Financial Literacy Matters...Period!
2020 Financial Literacy Award Winners and Scholarships – By Alyssa Harasim
Financial Literacy Today
Should I keep riding the refi wave or transition to a purchase market? YES! By Michael Goyne, Lenderful Solutions 
Don’t Get Left on the Sidelines: Aligning Marketing and Execution – By Sean Payant, Haberfeld
Financial Literacy Matters. PERIOD!
Human Trafficking: Closer to Home Than You Think – By Jackie Myers, Sr. Content Manager, Abrigo – Speaker at MBA BEST Conference 
Tax Credit Investments Change Lives with High Quality Affordable Housing – By Tom Edmiston, Cinnaire, MBA Endorsed Partner
Outsourcing Technology Services – What’s the Risk? – By Randall Brinks, CEO, RedRock Information Security – Speaker at MBA BEST Conference 
Digital eStatements vs. Paper Statements: Which Claims the Banker’s Budget? - By Kim Gibson, CSI
Important SECURE Act Provisions – By Joseph Doolittle, Relationship Manager – Strategic Partnerships | RPS, Ascensus,

January/February 2020 - 2020 Vision
Bring Job Seekers and Bankers Together, by Stephanie Fisher, SVP, Education, MBA
What to Prepare for in Employment Law in the Coming Year, by Patricia Wise, Law, Spangler Nathanson, P.L.L. Attorneys at Law
4th Annual Economic Forecast, by Alyssa Harasim, Director of Communications
and Public Relations, MBA
Cultivating the Next Generation of Leadership, by Terry Saber, Principal, Sales Advisory Group, LLC
Unconventional Wisdom to Grow Core Deposits, by Sean Payant, Chief Consulting Office, Haberfeld
Lead with Connection - Bank Management & Directors Conference Recap
MiBankPAC Thank You
Legislator Profile Q & A with Senator Dan Lauwers


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