• Insight & Local Issues July 06, 2015

    Founders Club Best Business Advice - June 2015

    Founders Club Members Share Their Best Business Advice June 2015 Cannon Bailey, President of Racemark International"One of my mentors reminds me a lot that people and product lead a business, not numbers. When you're growing, you can try to create a ...

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  • Economic Commentary June 17, 2015

    Economic Review and Outlook - June 2015


    By: Douglas L. Williams

    With news of GDP contraction in the first quarter, economists, investors, and business owners are becoming skeptical about the course of the economy and timing of a prospective increase in short-term interest rates.  First-quarter GDP, initially...

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  • Insight & Local Issues June 16, 2015

    Trusted Advisors


    By: John C. Coffin

    Your company is thriving, but you have a critical issue - who do you turn to? Do you have someone that you trust for advice? With business challenges and decisions becoming increasingly complex, it is important to have one or more trusted advisors wh...

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  • Banking & Financial Solutions May 29, 2015

    The Coming of Same Day ACH


    By: Nathan L. Ottinger

    Come gather 'round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You'll be drenched to the bone If your time to you Is worth savin' Then you better start swimmin' Or you'll sink like a stone For...

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  • Insight & Local Issues May 12, 2015

    Founders Club Best Business Advice - April 2015

    Founders Club Members Share Their Best Business Advice April 2015 Jeremy Wing, President & Founder of Payscape Advisors "One piece of advice I apply on a regular basis is that you can be disappointed, but don't ever be shocked when something happ...

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  • Insight & Local Issues April 01, 2015

    Founders Club Best Business Advice - March 2015

    Founders Club Members Share Their Best Business Advice March 2015 David King, President & CEO of Alexander Haas "You will never accumulate significant wealth billing your own time; time is a limited thing that you really can't control. If you're ...

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  • Insight & Local Issues March 02, 2015

    Founders Club Best Business Advice - February 2015

    Founders Club Members Share Their Best Business Advice February 2015 Debbie Orr, Founder & Head of Notre Dame Academy "It's not just about getting the right people on the bus, but also getting them in the right seats. It's all about the people. T...

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  • Insight & Local Issues February 03, 2015

    Founders Club Best Business Advice - January 2015

    Founders Club Members Share Their Best Business Advice January 2015 Ian Malpass, Founder & President of Millennium Mat Company and Sports Licensing Solutions"Summarize the situation. State what it is that you're trying to sell; the concept, the...

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  • Insight & Local Issues January 05, 2015

    Founders Club Best Business Advice - December 2014

    Founders Club Members Share Their Best Business Advice December 2014 Linda Figg, President & CEO of FIGG Bridge Companies"You can do anything you put your mind to. I've always thought that as long as I was engaged and put my mind to it, there was...

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  • Economic Commentary December 18, 2014

    Economic Recap - 2014


    By: Rogier Kamerling

    The holiday season not only brings cozy family time and cheer, it also means it's time to plan and budget for the year ahead. This time of year is great to go back to the economic forecasts from last year to see how helpful they were. Typically this ...

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