Suntell CEO Corner

Suntell CEO Corner

In my previous quarterly blog, I discussed 5 key areas to review as a form of an annual or periodic internal health checkup of your lending environment as a preemptive mitigation of potentially increasing risks resulting from a future economic recession. Because I...
Preparing for Your Next Bank Exam

Preparing for Your Next Bank Exam

What is a Safety and Soundness Bank Exam? There are several types of Bank Exams. We will be focusing in this document on the preparation for a ‘Safety and Soundness’ Bank Exam. The nation’s banking system is only as safe and sound as the banks within the system. These...
Happy Anniversary to Suntell!

Happy Anniversary to Suntell!

Last week marked the 23rd Anniversary since the official formation and filing of corporation papers with the Kansas Secretary of State’s office on August 23, 1996. The other two original co-founders and I came to an agreement to form this company shortly before...
CEO Corner

CEO Corner

In an interview earlier this year with the ICBA, Joseph Otting of the OCC warned bankers of the need to remain vigilant regarding the risks accumulating within their loan portfolios. He went on to say that bankers should monitor the quality of new loans, the potential...
CEO Corner

CEO Corner

I want to first acknowledge those areas in the Midwest and all of the farmers, small businesses, and communities impacted by the current flooding that is so widespread and appears to be long from over as the winter ice melts adding more pressure to the swollen rivers...