Banking With Interest, a podcast by IntraFi Network, features in-depth analysis and insight into the policy changes reshaping the banking industry. With insightful interviews and previews of pending policy challenges, the podcast is an essential listen for anyone connected to the financial services industry.
Banking With Interest is hosted by Rob Blackwell, an award-winning former journalist with more than two decades of experience as an expert on financial services policy. He is now Chief Content Officer and Head of External Affairs with IntraFi Network.
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Sam Sidhu, incoming CEO of Customers Bancorp., explains his bank’s hybrid strategy of partnering with fintechs while also retaining a robust retail presence. Sidhu provides insights into the bank’s recent growth, its forays into block-chain based payments and AI-lending, and plans for the future.
Garry Reeder, the CEO of the newly formed American Fintech Council, discusses the big questions confronting members including the impact of a possible repeal of the OCC’s true lender rule, whether fintechs should have their own charter and if they should be subject to the Community Reinvestment Act.
Bill Briggs, a top official at the Small Business Administration during the creation and administration of the Payment Protection Program, talks about its impact, legacy and how banks and businesses can build on its momentum.