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.



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


November/December 2019- Bank Management and Directors Conference Edition

A Shift to universal Staffing...a Challenging Commitment - By James G. Caliendo, President & COO, PWCampbell 
Calculate Your Bank's Capital Ratios Before Opting into the New Leverage Framework - By Adam Mustafa, CEO, Invictus Group  
Are Banking Leaders Ready To Go First? - By Steve Lowisz, CEO, Qualigence International 
How do America's Banks Support Our Men and Women in Uniform? - By Stephanie Fisher, SVP, Education, MBA
Psalm for Bank Directors - By Don Jeffery
Journeys with Jeanne
Navigating the Seas of Contract Negotiation - By Cornerstone Advisors 

September/October 2019 - Compliance 
How New Technology May take Us Bank to the Past - By Compliance Alliance
Journeys with Jeanne
Quarterly Firewall Audits: What Do I Need To Do? By Jeff Dice, SBS CyberSecurity
ReThinking CECL - By Earl Charneske, PCBB
Compliance Has Evolved - Is That Reflected In Your Recruiting? 

Looking for advertising opportunities?

Check out the print and digital advertising options in the mbaBanking media kit  .

Interested in writing an article for mbaBanking?

mbaBanking accepts submitted articles that follow the writer's guidelines. After reviewing your article, we will contact you to let you if we're interested in running the story and what issue it will appear in.