Chris Floyd and Matt Bennett discuss why we decided to change the name of the bank from FNB Syracuse to Dream First Bank (NO, we didn't sell!)
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In this episode, Chris visits with Shane VerDught, CFO at First National Bank, about the current interest rate environment and its impact on consumers. When looking at your financing or savings plans, ensuring that you're familiar with where rates are headed is an important part of the planning and budgeting process.
Chris visits with Clay Scott, who farms in Stanton and Grant County, is a member of the Ground Water Management District #3 and is on the Kansas Aqueduct Coalition. We discuss the work the coalition has done on the feasibility of moving water to Western Kansas, Colorado and beyond.
Chris visits with Lona Duvall, President/CEO of the Finney County Economic Development Corporation, about her and the team's role in growing the economy of Finney County.
Gabriel Oosthuysen, Program Director of Golden Opportunites, LLC, and H2A Guest Worker consultant that helps mainly farmers and custom harvesters obtain seasonal labor from South Africa and Mexico. Chris & Gabriel discuss the program and some tips to make it successful.
Chris visits with the First National Bank Chief Lender Matt Bennett about our takeaways from our Jolene Brown Seminar, "If We Huff and Puff, Will We Blow Your House Down." Find out how to build a business-first family business that will survive the challenges and surprises that always pop up.
We're taking a little different angle for this episode, as Chris talks with our newest Accredited Banking Professional (a/k/a #SuperBanker) Tyler Newell. Tyler is in charge of FNB's Treasury Management Services. So what is that anyway? Well, you're going to have to listen in to learn more on ways that Tyler puts his "superpowers" to use helping businesses improve efficiencies and reduce their fraud risk.
Chris talks with Fernando Rodriguez, a therapist in Ulysses with Compass Behavioral Health
We finish our conversation with Bob Dale, Grant County Economic Development Director regarding what are the best practices for starting a business.
Part 1 of 2 of our conversation with Bob Dale of the Grant County Economic Development office. You can tell Bob has a passion for helping our communities grow and we discuss what is and what is not part of the Economic Development role in Grant County.
Great Conversation with Walt Beesley (FBN), Bret Crotts (Schweitermann, Inc.), Matt Bennett and Chris Floyd. Tons of good information about marketing grains in the future, and we learned about Rhodium--Betcha didn't see that one coming....
Chris has a great discussion with Adrienne Desutter (@sowhopegrowhope), Ag Mental Health Advocate
Brandon Mumgaard joins Chris Floyd to talk about the SBA and PPP loan process, as well as other tools, businesses have or can use to manage their way through the unknowns of the last several months.
In our inaugural podcast, Chris has a conversation with Kevin McNew, Chief Economist at Farmers Business Network and Walt Beesley, Farm Marketing Advisor at Farmers Business Network about the current situation in grain markets, marketing strategies and your marketing plan for 2020 and 2021.