22 Minutes in Lending

Conversations with Lending & Finance Industry Leaders

Hosted by Vince Passione

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Why Credit Unions Must Embrace Technology and Innovation

A recent conversation between Ronaldo Hardy, President and CEO of the National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations (NACUSO), and Vince Passione, host of the podcast “22 Minutes in Lending,” discuss how credit unions can embrace technology and empower their teams for sustainable growth.

Curql Collective: Driving Credit Union-Fintech Collaboration

Dive into the latest ’22 Minutes in Lending’ episode featuring Nick Evens, CEO of Curql Collective, unraveling the innovative synergy between FinTech and credit unions. Discover how Curql’s strategic approach ensures regulatory compliance, fosters strategic investments, and amplifies credit unions’ influence in the boardroom.

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Revolutionizing Banking: Insights from 22 Minutes in Lending with Chip Mahan

Join us for our next 22 Minutes in Lending podcast with Chip Mahan, founder of the first Internet bank. Uncover the visionary’s Mahan Move, revolutionizing traditional banking through cutting-edge technologies and fostering a culture of innovation. Gain invaluable insights into crisis management, as Mahan dissects the unprecedented events at Silicon Valley Bank, emphasizing the delicate balance between liquidity, regulatory mechanisms, and customer trust. Explore Mahan’s vision for a digitally transformed banking future, where the elimination of traditional branches paves the way for agile, customer-centric experiences. From small business lending strategies to fostering fintech innovation through Canopy Ventures, this podcast offers a comprehensive view of Mahan’s impactful contributions and the exciting possibilities shaping the financial industry.

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Today’s Financial Landscape: Insights from Alliant Credit Union’s Charles Krawitz

In a world of perpetual financial transformation, Alliant Credit Union, guided by Charles Krawitz, Chief Capital Markets Officer, and Head of Commercial Lending, stands as a shining example of adaptability and innovation. This blog post delves into the wisdom shared by Charles Krawitz during a recent episode of 22 Minutes in Lending, uncovering key takeaways that demonstrate how Alliant Credit Union’s approach is making a significant impact in the world of lending. From their pioneering digital-first approach to a diversified depository base and insights on handling the ever-evolving commercial real estate sector, Alliant Credit Union is leading the way in a constantly changing financial landscape. Join us as we explore their remarkable journey and the valuable lessons they offer for the financial industry’s future.

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Why Credit Unions Must Embrace Technology and Innovation

A recent conversation between Ronaldo Hardy, President and CEO of the National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations (NACUSO), and Vince Passione, host of the podcast “22 Minutes in Lending,” discuss how credit unions can embrace technology and empower their teams for sustainable growth.

Curql Collective: Driving Credit Union-Fintech Collaboration

Dive into the latest ’22 Minutes in Lending’ episode featuring Nick Evens, CEO of Curql Collective, unraveling the innovative synergy between FinTech and credit unions. Discover how Curql’s strategic approach ensures regulatory compliance, fosters strategic investments, and amplifies credit unions’ influence in the boardroom.

Older gentleman headshot with 22 Minutes in Lending podcast title

Revolutionizing Banking: Insights from 22 Minutes in Lending with Chip Mahan

Join us for our next 22 Minutes in Lending podcast with Chip Mahan, founder of the first Internet bank. Uncover the visionary’s Mahan Move, revolutionizing traditional banking through cutting-edge technologies and fostering a culture of innovation. Gain invaluable insights into crisis management, as Mahan dissects the unprecedented events at Silicon Valley Bank, emphasizing the delicate balance between liquidity, regulatory mechanisms, and customer trust. Explore Mahan’s vision for a digitally transformed banking future, where the elimination of traditional branches paves the way for agile, customer-centric experiences. From small business lending strategies to fostering fintech innovation through Canopy Ventures, this podcast offers a comprehensive view of Mahan’s impactful contributions and the exciting possibilities shaping the financial industry.

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Today’s Financial Landscape: Insights from Alliant Credit Union’s Charles Krawitz

In a world of perpetual financial transformation, Alliant Credit Union, guided by Charles Krawitz, Chief Capital Markets Officer, and Head of Commercial Lending, stands as a shining example of adaptability and innovation. This blog post delves into the wisdom shared by Charles Krawitz during a recent episode of 22 Minutes in Lending, uncovering key takeaways that demonstrate how Alliant Credit Union’s approach is making a significant impact in the world of lending. From their pioneering digital-first approach to a diversified depository base and insights on handling the ever-evolving commercial real estate sector, Alliant Credit Union is leading the way in a constantly changing financial landscape. Join us as we explore their remarkable journey and the valuable lessons they offer for the financial industry’s future.

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February 6, 2024

Advancing Innovation in the Credit Union Industry: Part 2

In this engaging podcast, Vince Passione and Ronaldo Hardy, President and CEO of NACUSO, delve into the future of credit…
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January 23, 2024

Advancing Innovation in the Credit Union Industry

In this insightful podcast episode, Vince Passione hosts Ronaldo Hardy, President and CEO of NACUSO, discussing the fundamentals of Credit…
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January 8, 2024

Strategic Fintech Investing for Credit Unions

In this episode, Vince Passione and Nick Evens explore Curql Collective’s innovative approach, uniting credit unions and fintech through strategic…
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December 18, 2023

Relationships First: The Differentiating Factor for Credit Unions

Join host Vince Passione and Jim Merrill, CEO of Inspire FCU, as they delve into fintech partnerships, diversified loan portfolios,…
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December 11, 2023

Competing for Funds in a Rising Rate Era

Welcome to another insightful episode of 22 Minutes in Lending, where industry leaders share their expertise and insights. In this…
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November 27, 2023

Merging Traditional Banking with Tomorrow’s Technology

On this episode, Chip Mahan, Chairman and CEO of Live Oak Bank, joins host Vince Passione. He shares his extensive…
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November 15, 2023

The Evolution of Small Credit Unions

In this episode, we sit down with Ron Draper, CEO of Somerville’s Credit Union, to discuss the evolving dynamics of…
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November 6, 2023

Exploring Fintech’s Evolution with Matt Harris of Bain Capital Ventures

On this episode, host Vince Passione is joined by Matt Harris, Partner at Bain Capital Ventures. Matt provides an insightful…
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October 24, 2023

Opportunity Is Knocking with Charles Krawitz at Alliant Credit Union

On this episode, host Vince Passione is joined by Charles Krawitz, Senior Vice President, Chief Capital Markets Officer and Head…
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October 10, 2023

Strengthening Credit Unions: The Power of Technology Partnerships

In this insightful episode, Rodney E. Hood, Eleventh Chairman and Current Board Member of the National Credit Union Administration, shares…
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September 26, 2023

The Importance of Building Trust with Pete Hilger at Allied Solutions

On this episode, host Vince Passione is joined by Pete Hilger, CEO at Allied Solutions, to discuss: Allied Solutions’ roots…
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September 11, 2023

Moving Money in Today’s Market with Steve Williams of Cornerstone Advisors

On this episode, host Vince Passione is joined by Steve Williams, President and at Cornerstone Advisors.…
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August 29, 2023

Harnessing Fintech for Credit Union Advancement

In this episode, Vince Passione, CEO of LendKey, sits down with Dan Berger, President and CEO of NAFCU, to discuss…
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August 29, 2023

Championing the Credit Union Cause: A Deep Dive with Dan Berger

In this inaugural episode of 22 Minutes in Lending, Dan Berger, President and CEO of the National Association of Federally-Insured…
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July 7, 2023

Welcome to 22 Minutes in Lending

Welcome to our new podcast, 22 Minutes in Lending.…