Mutual Growth

Mutual Growth

By Penn Community Bank
Mutual Growth - a podcast by Penn Community Bank.

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Ep. 9: The Power of Diversity and Inclusion w/ Falesha Grasty, Senior Staff Accountant & IDEA Council Chair
As communities across our region and the nation grapple with difficult conversations regarding race and equality, businesses are placing a renewed focus on the importance of diversity and inclusion. Since its formation in 2017, Penn Community Bank’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity for All (IDEA) Council has led the organization’s effort to create an open, communicative, and inclusive work environment that recognizes the value of diversity of its Team Members, and their differences. This established culture is reflected outside of the bank in its organizational relationships with customers, partners, and communities. In this episode, we’re joined by Falesha Grasty, a Senior Staff Accountant and Chair of Penn Community Bank’s IDEA Council, to discuss the importance of D&I efforts at the bank and what lessons local employers can take away. ---- If you enjoyed today’s episode, be sure to subscribe and leave us a rating. And, as always, keep up with the latest from Penn Community Bank by following us on social media: Facebook  Instagram  LinkedIn For more information about this podcast, links to past episodes, or to learn more about Community-first banking, just visit PennCommunityBank.com/podcast ---- Mutual Growth is the official podcast of Penn Community Bank - member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. It is produced for the benefit of current and prospective customers and partner organizations. This program is provided to you solely for educational and entertainment purposes. The information contained herein is based on sources believed to be reliable, but is not represented to be complete and its accuracy is not guaranteed. The opinions, views, and estimates expressed are those of the producer at this date and are subject to change without notice. Please email marketing@penncommunitybank.com regarding booking or repurposing of any part of this podcast.
13:18
June 29, 2020
(Ep. 8) Paycheck Protection Program: Understanding the Changes and What Comes Next - Randy Stradling, Credit Officer II
As Southeastern Pennsylvania moves into the state’s “Yellow Phase” for economic reopening, many local businesses are pulling double duty – working to reopen their doors AND understand what comes next with their participation in the government’s Paycheck Protection Program. In this episode, we're joined by Randy Stradling, Credit Officer II with Penn Community Bank, to better understand the PPP and how recent changes will impact participating employers. In our conversation we get a glimpse at the unprecedented volume of lending through the program, what Congressional and agency changes mean for loan forgiveness applications, and what comes next comes next for borrowers. ---- If you enjoyed today’s episode, be sure to subscribe and leave us a rating. And, as always, keep up with the latest from Penn Community Bank by following us on social media: Facebook  Instagram  LinkedIn For more information about this podcast, links to past episodes, or to learn more about Community-first banking, just visit PennCommunityBank.com/podcast ---- Mutual Growth is the official podcast of Penn Community Bank - member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. It is produced for the benefit of current and prospective customers and partner organizations. This program is provided to you solely for educational and entertainment purposes. The information contained herein is based on sources believed to be reliable, but is not represented to be complete and its accuracy is not guaranteed. The opinions, views, and estimates expressed are those of the producer at this date and are subject to change without notice. Please email marketing@penncommunitybank.com regarding booking or repurposing of any part of this podcast.
15:51
June 5, 2020
(Ep. 7) “Pandemic Proof”: The Importance of Training and Development During Uncertain Times – Sandy Ziegler, Director of Training, Development, & Education
As businesses across every industry respond to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the importance of training and employee development has never been more important. In this episode, we're joined by Sandy Ziegler - Penn Community Bank Director of Training, Development, & Education - to discuss the importance of training to Penn Community Bank and how this focus can translate to business owners and employees around the community. In our conversation, we discuss the benefits for learning and development for all businesses, how to make your brand “Pandemic Proof,” and what individuals should be doing today to prepare themselves for the jobs of tomorrow. ---- If you enjoyed today’s episode, be sure to subscribe and leave us a rating. And, as always, keep up with the latest from Penn Community Bank by following us on social media: Facebook  Instagram  LinkedIn For more information about this podcast, links to past episodes, or to learn more about Community-first banking, just visit PennCommunityBank.com/podcast ---- Mutual Growth is the official podcast of Penn Community Bank - member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. It is produced for the benefit of current and prospective customers and partner organizations. This program is provided to you solely for educational and entertainment purposes. The information contained herein is based on sources believed to be reliable, but is not represented to be complete and its accuracy is not guaranteed. The opinions, views, and estimates expressed are those of the producer at this date and are subject to change without notice. Please email marketing@penncommunitybank.com regarding booking or repurposing of any part of this podcast.
19:56
May 27, 2020
Ep. 6: Safe and Sound - Rick Cimakasky, Director of Fraud and Security Management
When most of us think of bank security we likely picture large vault doors. But what does bank security look like in 2020… and in the middle of a global pandemic? In this episode, we're joined by former FBI agent and current Penn Community Bank Director of Fraud and Security Management Rick Cimakasky to review his role in keeping customer accounts safe. In our conversation we discuss his transition from law enforcement to banking, old frauds with new COVID-19 twists, and his recommendations for businesses and families looking to keep their money – and data – safe. ---- If you enjoyed today’s episode, be sure to subscribe and leave us a rating. And, as always, keep up with the latest from Penn Community Bank by following us on social media: Facebook  Instagram  LinkedIn For more information about this podcast, links to past episodes, or to learn more about Community-first banking, just visit PennCommunityBank.com/podcast ---- Mutual Growth is the official podcast of Penn Community Bank - member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. It is produced for the benefit of current and prospective customers and partner organizations. This program is provided to you solely for educational and entertainment purposes. The information contained herein is based on sources believed to be reliable, but is not represented to be complete and its accuracy is not guaranteed. The opinions, views, and estimates expressed are those of the producer at this date and are subject to change without notice. Please email marketing@penncommunitybank.com regarding booking or repurposing of any part of this podcast.
13:24
May 19, 2020
Ep. 4: Banking Where You Need to Be – Jim Fecca, Director of Deposit Operations
From work meetings to happy hours, more of our daily activities are moving online. As consumers and businesses work to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, the realities of personal and business finance continue – even with significant disruption in their normal banking routines. In this episode of Mutual Growth, we’re joined by Jim Fecca, Penn Community Bank’s Director of Deposit Services, to discuss the global shift to online finance and what it means for individuals and the industry. In our conversation, we cover: Trends in digital banking; What digital tools people should be using to stay in control of their finances during this period; And will banking ever return to the way it was? ---- Learn more about Penn Community Bank's online and mobile banking services HERE ---- If you enjoyed today’s episode, be sure to subscribe and leave us a rating. And, as always, keep up with the latest from Penn Community Bank by following us on social media: Facebook  Instagram  LinkedIn For more information about this podcast, links to past episodes, or to learn more about Community-first banking, just visit PennCommunityBank.com/podcast ---- Mutual Growth is the official podcast of Penn Community Bank - member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. It is produced for the benefit of current and prospective customers and partner organizations. This program is provided to you solely for educational and entertainment purposes. The information contained herein is based on sources believed to be reliable, but is not represented to be complete and its accuracy is not guaranteed. The opinions, views, and estimates expressed are those of the producer at this date and are subject to change without notice. Please email marketing@penncommunitybank.com regarding booking or repurposing of any part of this podcast.
24:25
May 4, 2020
Ep. 3: The Coronavirus Economy (& What Comes Next) w/ Dorothy Jaworski - Director of Treasury and Risk Management
SHOW NOTES  As governments and central banks respond to the unprecedented economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses and economic analysts are trying to read key indicators to inform critical decision making. In this episode, we're joined by Dorothy Jaworski, Penn Community Bank’s Director of Treasury and Risk Management, to get her thoughts on the state of the economy and her forecast for what comes next. In our conversation, we discuss: The key economic indicators she’s watching, how and why banks are making decisions at this time of volatility, and her reaction to Administration and Fed policies to aid the economy. ----  Dorothy's Q1 Economic Update is available HERE. If you would like to sign up to receive this newsletter directly each quarter, email ntaptykoff@penncommunitybank.com   ----  If you enjoyed today’s episode, be sure to subscribe and leave us a rating. And, as always, keep up with the latest from Penn Community Bank by following us on social media: Facebook  Instagram  LinkedIn For more information about this podcast, links to past episodes, or to learn more about Community-first banking, just visit PennCommunityBank.com/podcast  ----  Mutual Growth is the official podcast of Penn Community Bank - member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. It is produced for the benefit of current and prospective customers and partner organizations. This program is provided to you solely for educational and entertainment purposes. The information contained herein is based on sources believed to be reliable, but is not represented to be complete and its accuracy is not guaranteed. The opinions, views, and estimates expressed are those of the producer at this date and are subject to change without notice. Please email marketing@penncommunitybank.com regarding booking or repurposing of any part of this podcast.
21:54
April 27, 2020
Ep. 2: Protecting Your Data in the Time of Coronavirus w/ Karen Shinn - Director of IT Compliance, Cyber Security, and Risk Assessment
SHOW NOTES As social distancing policies and economic restrictions continue in response to the coronavirus pandemic, more individuals and businesses are relying on digital channels to stay connected. With this surge in online sales, work-from-home requirements, and federal financial relief efforts, comes the increased risk of fraud and cyber threats.  Today, I’m joined by Karen Shinn, Director of IT Compliance, Cyber Security, and Risk Assessment for Penn Community Bank, to discuss this critical issue. In our conversation, we cover some of the most common types of fraud during this pandemic, how employees can keep their personal and professional data safe while working from home, and tips for small businesses moving sales and service online. ---- If you would like to learn more about Penn Community Bank's cyber security efforts, visit www.penncommunitybank.com/resources/security-center/ If you enjoyed today’s episode, be sure to subscribe and leave us a rating. And, as always, keep up with the latest from Penn Community Bank by following us on social media: Facebook  Instagram  LinkedIn For more information about this podcast, links to past episodes, or to learn more about Community-first banking, just visit PennCommunityBank.com/podcast ---- Mutual Growth is the official podcast of Penn Community Bank - member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. It is produced for the benefit of current and prospective customers and partner organizations. This program is provided to you solely for educational and entertainment purposes. The information contained herein is based on sources believed to be reliable, but is not represented to be complete and its accuracy is not guaranteed. The opinions, views, and estimates expressed are those of the producer at this date and are subject to change without notice. Please email marketing@penncommunitybank.com regarding booking or repurposing of any part of this podcast. 
22:33
April 20, 2020
Ep. 1: Understanding the Coronavirus Market w/ Christian Wagner - President, Penn Investment Advisors
On February 19, the stock market hit its highest mark in history. Less than a month later, on March 11, the coronavirus outbreak was declared a global pandemic, setting off the largest single-day market drop in a generation. In the weeks since, volatility has been the only constant, with near-daily surges and loses as the market reacts to international reports on the virus and economic relief efforts from Washington. Today, I’m joined by Christian Wagner, president of Penn Investment Advisors, to gain a clearer picture of what is driving the volatility of the market, what individuals and families can be doing to protect their wealth during this period, and get his thoughts on what comes next. ---- If you would like to learn more about Penn Investment Advisors visit them online at PennAdvisors.com If you enjoyed today’s episode, be sure to subscribe and leave us a rating. And, as always, keep up with the latest from Penn Community Bank by following us on social media: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn For more information about this podcast, links to past episodes, or to learn more about Community-first banking, just visit PennCommunityBank.com/podcast ---- Investment advisory services are provided through Penn Investment Advisors, Incorporated (PIA), a Registered Investment Adviser. PIA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Penn Community Bank (Bank). Investment products, securities and services offered by PIA are not a deposit of, or obligation of, or guaranteed by the Bank, or an affiliate of the Bank, are not insured by the FDIC or any agency of the United States, the Bank, or any affiliate of the bank and involve investment risk, including the possibility of loss of principal. This is not an offer to buy or sell securities. No investment process is free of risk, and there is no guarantee that the investment process or the investment opportunities referenced herein will be profitable. Past performance is not indicative of current or future performance and is not a guarantee. The investment opportunities referenced herein may not be suitable for all investors. All data and information reference herein are from sources believed to be reliable. Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices, or other information contained in this research is provided as general market commentary, it does not constitute investment advice. Penn Investment Advisors, Inc., shall not in any way be liable for claims, and make no expressed or implied representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the data and other information, or for statements or errors contained in or omissions from the obtained data and information referenced herein. The data and information are provided as of the date referenced. Such data and information are subject to change without notice. This podcast was created for informational purposes only.
18:22
April 17, 2020