Welcome to GroundBanking – Porter Keadle Moore’s original Podcast about innovation in the financial industry.

In today’s fast-paced, technology driven environment, it’s imperative for executives to use the most innovative strategies and think outside the box in order to stay competitive. Welcome to GroundBANKING, stories about innovation in the financial industry. Each episode we’ll feature experts in banking and FinTech who will discuss the challenges and opportunities in today’s marketplace – whether it be embracing new technology, coming up with new lines of business or finding more efficient ways to serve their customers and communities.

Season 1, Episode 4: NBKC Bank FinTech Accelerator Program

In Episode 4, we talk with Zach Pettet and Melissa Eggleston at NBKC Bank in Kansas City. They discuss the unique approach their bank is taking to develop a FinTech accelerator program, as well as their mission to embrace the thriving FinTech community in their city.

This episode’s featured craft beer is Gate City Brewing – OTP based out of Roswell, GA.

Season 1, Episode 3: Fraud Prevention and Machine Learning

In Episode 3, we talk with Dave Excell, CTO & Founder of Featurespace.  Dave dives into the concept of machine learning and how Featurespace is using this technique to help financial institutions manage their fraud detection and prevention efforts.

This episode’s featured craft beer is Orpheus Brewing Transmigration of Souls – based out of Atlanta, GA.

Season 1, Episode 2: TAG FinTech Ecosystem Report

In Episode 2, we talk with Glen Sarvady and Don Campbell who, in conjunction with Chip Harden, developed the 2018 TAG FinTech Ecosystem Report for the state of Georgia. In this episode, Glen and Don discuss some of the highlights of the report to include the state of the industry, how it has grown and evolved over the years and the key role Georgia plays to the larger FinTech ecosystem.

Season 1, Episode 1: Faster Payments

In Episode 1, we talk with Terri Sands who is the director of Payments Risk Management at State Bank & Trust. Terri discusses how State Bank has seen success embracing faster payments and the landscape of where the industry is heading.

This episode’s featured craft beer is Creature Comforts’ Tropicalia – based out of Athens, GA.