The latest from Bryan Clagett

- by Bryan Clagett, Geezeo

Trust must be earned and granted

Having been on the bank and vendor side of financial services, I have a somewhat unique view of the industry. One thing I have noticed, is that the word “trust” ...

- by Bryan Clagett, Geezeo

How I stay connected

There are many logical reasons for why you need to be networking, whether job hunting, seeking growth opportunities within your current organization, or making connections with clients, customers, investors, or ...

- by Bryan Clagett, Geezeo

Relationship banking is built off trust

Think for a minute about your friends and acquaintances. Can you attribute any of your strong friendships to any specific moment? How about your most trusted friend? Of course not. ...

- by Bryan Clagett, Geezeo

Financial wellness is opportunity

Here are two sobering stats to kick off this post. According to Bank Rate, 76% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck. Pew reports that nationally, only 51 percent of adults are ...

- by Bryan Clagett, Geezeo

Putting LIFE into community banking

Bankers are under a lot of pressure these days, facing multiple challenges from multiple fronts. The pressure is certainly justified and by no means unexpected. The threat of disruption is ...

- by Bryan Clagett, Geezeo

Embrace Fintech disruption

Global investment in fintech ventures tripled to $12.21 billion in 2014. That’s a dramatic increase over 2013’s $4.05 billion and it has some saying we are ...