With over 25 years in the banking industry, John has learned a thing or two about what it takes to equip a business with a successful financial structure. In this episode, he dives deep into niche markets, differentiation, cash flow, and facilitating a banking relationship as a business owner. Tune in to hear from John not just as a banker, but as a thoughtful people-focused leader.
00:26 - Legacy Bank: History & Growth
3:00 - Niche Markets & Internal Alignment
8:33 - Embracing Technology Challenges & Changes
11:56 - Differentiating Yourself from the Competition
13:45 - Creating a Great Work Environment
15:35 - Managing Culture Across Multiple Locations
19:48 - The Art of Saying No
21:40 - Consistent Mistakes that Small Businesses Make
24:56 - How Much Cash Does A Company Need to Have on Hand?
26:59 - Importance of a Banking Relationship
30:08 - Advice for the Economic Future