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Latest Episodes

  • NextGen Reflects Diverse Range, Experience of Bankers

MBA Vice President Emily Lewis speaks with Casey Crowell, senior vice president for The Bank of Missouri in Cape Girardeau, about MBA’s Next Generation in Banking. NextGen is the new name for the former Young Bankers Leadership Division. As chair of NextGen, Casey shares the rebranding behind NextGen, the benefits of the program and how this new name reflects the diverse range and experience of Missouri bankers. 

  • Hitting the Right Mark on Recruitment & Retention

What must an employer do to attract great prospective candidates while simultaneously ensuring current employees are enjoying their work environment? It’s a question that weighs heavily on the minds of employers across all industries. Karen Shannon, vice president with Ollis/Akers/Arney in Springfield, Missouri, joins us to share her insights on how banks can stand out in today’s job market and how to keep current employees motivated and engaged. She also shares how LinkedIn plays a key role in both recruitment and employee engagement.

  • Banking on the Future: A Conversation with MU School of Business

As the banking world changes, it brings an array of job opportunities for individuals. For college students, an internship with a bank allows them to explore the career possibilities that banking offers. Lindsey Hing with the Mizzou Business Career Services and Cody Miller, internship coordinator for MU’s Trulaske College of Business, join MBA Vice President Rachael Preston to discuss the business school’s internship program, networking with MU students and the benefits that banks and students gain from these experiences.