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INSIDE THIS ISSUE
JULY/AUGUST 2019


THE PULSE OF PROFITABILITY
A trio of industry veterans weighs in on the art and science of profitability management.

A FINTECH PATH FORWARD
Community institutions will need to make some big decisions – and possibly some bold moves – to stay relevant in the face of fintech.

BUILDING ON BLOCKCHAIN
Everyone has heard the buzz on blockchain, but how are companies actually planning to use the technology?

CHATTING ABOUT CHATTING
While many institutions continue to rely on phone banks and branches for customer interactions, United Federal Credit Union is meeting its members in the channels they prefer.

PARTLY SUNNY SKIES
If there’s one phrase that sums up the general mood among community institutions in 2019 according to the latest FMS industry research, it might be measured optimism.

WINNER’S CIRCLE
The annual FMS awards recognized some of the outstanding work of our members and chapters over the past year.

BRANCHING OUT
Incoming FMS chairman Mike Guglielmo looks to broaden the educational opportunities for members in a rapidly changing industry.

INTELLIGENT DESIGN
How can financial institutions keep up with the pace of change and determine which trends will revolutionize the industry?

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Luchika Lamick of the Harvard State Bank shares the joys and challenges of being a CFO at a small community institution.

HAPPY TALK
Woodsboro Bank celebrates 120 years of community service.

FROM THE ARCHIVES
The search for profitable customers is hardly a new development for banks and credit unions.