Our Two Cents with MBA

woman ipad earbudsThe "Our Two Cents with MBA" podcast is a forum that explores topics that are relevant and interesting to bankers. MBA's podcast will feature fun, engaging conversations that help you stay ahead of what's happening in banking.

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Summary of Latest Episodes

A Conversation with MBA Chairman J.R. Buckner

We welcome new MBA Chairman J.R. Buckner, president and CEO of First Federal Bank of Kansas City. J.R. shares how education and encouragement from supervisors and managers early in his career led to his involvement with MBA. The encouragement and educational opportunities that J.R. received influenced his career, and he now “pays it forward” to the next generation seeking to make their mark in the banking community. J.R. shares his concerns about issues affecting the industry and why it’s vital for bankers “to be their own advocate.” 

Midwest BankCentre, BJC HealthCare Discuss New Partnership

We explore a new partnership between two St. Louis businesses, Midwest BankCentre and BJC HealthCare. BJC has developed a depository relationship with Midwest BankCentre to address a historic lack of investment in the City of St. Louis and North St. Louis County. The deposits will be used to create loans to invest in these communities, including support for entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses and for individuals to realize the dream of home ownership. Dr. Jason Purnell, BJC’s vice president of community health improvement, and Midwest BankCentre Chairman/CEO Orv Kimbrough discuss the partnership, its goals and the impact it will have on St. Louis communities.