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25th class of Leadership Madison County selected

The Leadership Madison County board of trustees and the Madison County Chamber of Commerce has unveiled the 25th class of Leadership Madison County (LMC). The class includes: Connie Siggers-Parker, Comcast Cable; Patty Oates, Tulane University; Amanda Bodin, Lightheart Sanders CPA; Gwendolyne Ballard, C Spire; Kiffany Lee, Mississippi Blood Services; Laura Vandevender, Atmos Energy; Aaron Lacey, BankPlus; Jodi Maughon, Madison County ...

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Fed’s Beige Book notes moderate economic growth in Mississippi’s 2 districts

Federal Reserve banks in Atlanta and St. Louis, both of which have Mississippi jurisdictions, report modest gains in economic activity since mid July. Reporting in the Federal Reserve’s Sept. 4 Beige Book, the Atlanta Fed said business optimism for 2014 exceeds actual gains to this point. “Regardless of the outlook, most firms continue to be optimistic and expect higher growth ...

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Metropolitan Bank – Best Places to Work 2014

SECOND PLACE WINNER OF MEDIUM CATEGORY At Metropolitan Bank, relationships are everything – in fact, it’s the company’s belief that customers deserve to handle banking business on their own terms, be it online or in person. Metropolitan also believes associates possess an attitude for leadership at every level in the bank. It is this belief that sets Metropolitan apart from ...

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Metropolitan grows staff

              Jill Gordon, William Ivey, Leanne Stamper and Jill Walker are the newest associates at Metropolitan Bank’s Ridgeland office. Gordon, treasury management sales director for Mississippi and group deposit officer, has more than 13 years of experience in the banking and finance industry and has been presented with many awards throughout her career. She ...

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Economic crisis gave Metropolitan Bank the opportunities it needed

>> Gabardi’s idea was to cultivate a niche space in which Metropolitan’s bankers would compete against other bankers — not other banks As the sky seemed to be falling on the nation’s banking sector in 2008, veteran banker Curt Gabardi and his “Band of Bankers” executive corps decided there may never be a better time to start a bank. Out ...

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Read the March 12 issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — METROPOLITAN WEATHERS DOWNTURN: Curt Gabardi and crew compete against other bankers- not other banks. By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> Alabama says immigration reform costly: State calls it moneymaker — by Ted Carter >> Committee deadline sorts winners, losers: Hosemann business reform laws still alive — by Clay Chandler >> Commercial Real ...

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Metropolitan Bank beefing up in Memphis

Metropolitan Bank says it will open a new office at 5264 Poplar Ave. in East Memphis in the former headquarters for Loeb Properties. This will be Metropolitan’s second office in the Memphis market. Renovation will begin immediately with expected opening in November 2011. The new office will be an anchor for the bank’s commercial and private client banking teams. Since ...

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Focused on new experience

In a competitive marketplace, one of the key opportunities for differentiation is to create a purposeful “experience” for the customer. Your customers are going to have some kind of experience, so the question is whether your organization is being proactive and purposeful to define and create that experience. Some companies who have created world-class “experiences” include Disney, Four Seasons and ...

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Huff leaves law for banking

Metropolitan Bank has hired Josh Huff as marketing director. Huff has over 14 years of experience across a broad spectrum of marketing and brand disciplines.  Prior to joining Metropolitan, he was the director of marketing and client relations for the Butler Snow law firm.     He is a graduate of Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., and lives with his ...

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