"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him" - David Brinkley- TV Journalist
Do you feel the economy, banking regulators and new regulations are the bricks being thrown at your institution during this economic downturn that officially began in 2008? If you are like most, you grumbled and griped but before it was all over you emerged with a stronger foundation of policies, standards, controls and systems.
The good news is that the economy is slowly stabilizing after the 2008 credit markets meltdown and loan demand is returning. Barring a Euro zone collapse, this economy should continue to matriculate back to some pre-2008 normalcy. Are you prepared for the next loan demand and credit cycle?
Since 2008, many financial institutions have been focused inward on addressing the credit issues of their existing loan portfolios rather than seeking new loan opportunities. As the economic tide slowly turns, now is a great time to address the...