ALM First Podcast

In Your Best Interest: An ALM First Podcast

Our goal is to give you an insider’s view of the latest market trends, explore common depository challenges and share success stories and insights from industry leaders. Join us to gain new perspectives as our experts dive into effective balance sheet management techniques and break down best practices.

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Episode 15 - M&A Strategies for Banks & Credit Unions

Release date: 9/15/2021

Guests: David Ritter, Managing Director, ALM First

Financial institutions should consider M&A as a strategic growth option. The key to an effective transaction is ensuring ensure board members and the C-Suite are on the same page. In this month’s podcast, David Ritter, Managing Director at ALM First, talks about the environment for M&A activity and how boards and executives can come together to achieve growth objectives.

Episode 14 - Best Practices in Balance Sheet Hedging

Release date: 8/16/2021

Guests: Robert Perry, Principal, ALM First

Can a hedging strategy benefit your institution? If you’re interested in managing risk, locking in potential profits, attracting more business or extending the duration of your liabilities, you should consider a hedging strategy. Lay the groundwork for success by working with an experienced asset manager like ALM First, who can help you define a strategy and execute a plan.  

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Episode 1: The Leadership and History of ALM First with Emily Hollis

Release date: 8/10/2020

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Episode 4: Trends in Depository Lending & Loan Participations with Travis Goodman and Kevin Shaner

Release date: 8/25/2020

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Episode 7: The New Norm for Credit Unions, with Nick Ambrosini

Release date: 9/17/2020

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Episode 10: Collaboration and Opportunities through 2021 with Jay Johnson

Release date: 2/3/2021

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Episode 13: State of the Mortgage Market with Alec Hollis and Anthony Olson of ALM First

Release date: 7/11/2021

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Episode 2: Balance Sheet Management Strategies with Robert Perry

Release date: 8/10/2020

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Episode 5: Trends in Fixed Income Investing in the Current Environment with Jason Haley

Release date: 9/3/2020

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Episode 8: Maximizing Mortgage Profitability for Originators in the Current Environment with Alec Hollis

Release date: 9/25/2020

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Episode 11: Status of Community Banks with Nathan Stovall

Release date: 11/12/2020

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Episode 3 – Mergers and Acquisitions with David Ritter

Release Date: 8/17/2020

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Episode 6: Capital Planning and Stress Testing with Kevin Kirksey and Macie Fults

Release Date: 9/8/2020

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Episode 9: Profitability Trends with Brittany Rollek

Release Date: 10/21/2020

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Episode 12: Moving Into 2021 With Brittany Rollek

Release Date: 5/19/2021

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Podcasts should not be copied, distributed, published, or reproduced, in whole or in part. Information presented herein is for discussion and illustrative purposes only and is not a recommendation or an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities. The views and opinions expressed by the ALM First Financial Advisors’ speakers are their own as of the date of the recording. Any such views are subject to change at any time based upon market or other conditions and ALM First Financial Advisors disclaims any responsibility to update such views.

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