Browse our past webinars by topic.
October 11, 2022
New Durbin Regulation, Now What?
Cornerstone payments professionals Brandi Gregory and Tony DeSanctis discuss the recent Fed ruling and the uncertainties Banks and Credit Unions must consider.
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Season 2 | Episode 1
Scott Happ of Black Knight Secondary Marketing Technologies and Allison Netzer of NYMBUS join as guests.
Season 2 | Episode 2
Marcell King of Payveris and Derek Corcoran of Temenos join as guests.
Season 2 | Episode 3
Erica Pilon of NCR and Libby Sharman of Abrigo join as guests.
Season 2 | Episode 4
Kathleen Craig of Plinqit and Stephen Bohanon of Alkami Technology join as guests.
Season 3 Episodes
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June 1, 2022
Gonzo Straight Talk: Best Practices Negotiating Contracts
When it comes to identifying revenue streams to fund your institution's technology initiatives, look no further than your vendor contracts.
July 13, 2022
Gonzo Straight Talk: Trust, but Verify.
Before signing your next major technology contract, consider taking additional steps to ensure your institution is getting market pricing and agreeable terms.
NOVEMBER 4, 2021
Gonzo Straight Talk: Making Mergers Work in an ESG Landscape
As financial institutions emerge from the pandemic and face the reality of a revenue recession, the need for scale and greater cost efficiencies is driving banks to consider an M&A strategy to fund digital transformation. But will reinvestment in the technology lead to success in business outcomes? What would the combined institution need to ensure intended results?
OCTOBER 13, 2021
Gonzo Straight Talk: Accelerating Digital Transformation and other Strategic Capabilities with Merger Efficiencies
As a top-performing financial institution, As financial institutions emerge from the pandemic and face the reality of a revenue recession, the need for scale and greater cost efficiencies is driving banks to consider an M&A strategy to fund digital transformation. But will reinvestment in the technology lead to success in business outcomes? What would the combined institution need to ensure intended results?
June 10, 2021
Gonzo Straight Talk: Negotiating Accretive Value Savings During M&A
Are you venturing to negotiate vendor technology contracts during M&A?
In an M&A transaction, when it comes to integrating the systems of the combined institutions, technology capability and its associated cost reigns supreme.
Acquiring institutions with a proficient technology stack see the value in negotiating new contract pricing to reduce their NIE and offset future technology spend.
In Gonzo Straight Talk: Negotiating Accretive Value Savings During M&A, co-hosts Ryan Rackley and Niel Devasir address the belief that ‘not all contracts are created equal’ and highlight the differences in outcomes when employing two different strategies to negotiate contract terms during an M&A transaction.
February 23, 2021
Gonzo Straight Talk: Ensuring Your Tech Contracts Align for M&A
With M&A activity in banking continuing its upward trend in 2022, how should interested financial institutions prepare for a future partnership
May 20, 2021
Gonzo Straight Talk: Charting Success in Banking in 2021
At Cornerstone Advisors, every problem has a solution.
Register to attend this 20-minute webinar to hear how three financial institutions navigated their way through the uncertainty of COVID-19 with the help of Cornerstone consultants Niel Devasir, John Meyer, and Chris Miller.
Attendees of the session will discover how banks and credit unions partnering with Cornerstone benefitted from reduced expenses, an improved customer experience, and developed a plan to achieve operational excellence.
November 19, 2020
Resolving Friction Points when Digital & Payments Collide
For bank and credit union executives, this 60-minute webinar takes a deeper dive into Digital Account opening and Debit Card onboarding. From common pain points to impact on operations, attendees will gain a greater understanding of where to focus when developing their 2021 strategic plan.
September 24, 2020
Double Down on Digital
Examine the steps your financial institution must take to assess customer touch points and determine what is required to successfully transform your digital offering to retain and grow your customer base.
August 25, 2020
Bank Merger Preparedness – Seizing the Strategic Opportunity
While the pandemic may have slowed M&A activity, it has not changed the long-term industry consolidation. And because banks can’t time a merger like they can a strategic initiative, it is imperative for boards and management to be prepared to evaluate and execute a merger if the opportunity emerges.
August 19, 2020
Credit Union Merger Preparedness – Seizing the Strategic Opportunity
The pandemic may have slowed merger activity, but it has not changed the long-term need for credit unions to seek ways to strategically stay relevant to members, including through mergers. Listen and learn how to be prepared to evaluate and potentially execute a merger if the opportunity arises.
July 15, 2020
Optimizing your Payments Vendor Relationships
This webinar shows banks and credit union executives how to identify and overcome shortcomings in their payments processor relationships to improve both firm and customer-wide satisfaction. Included are tips for leveraging data to make informed decisions, getting the best deal on contract pricing and terms, and avoiding landmines in the conversion process.
May 27, 2020
Payments Trends and Fintech Disruptors
Cornerstone payments professionals discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the industry and explore ways banks and credit unions can impact their bottom-line revenue with a re-tooling of strategies to drive customer engagement.
April 16, 2020
Order Among Chaos – Real-World Best Practices for Your PPP/SBA Program
Small business lending experts from Cornerstone Advisors share emerging best practices to help financial institutions deal with PPP challenges.
August 20, 2020
The Cloud On The Horizon
Despite the prevalence of attacks and high cost of breaches, many financial institution executives have been lulled by the cloud into a false sense of security about the safety of their data. Is your institution prepared to deal with the new cybersecurity challenges presented by cloud computing?
August 12, 2020
Negotiating Vendor Contracts to Benefit the Bottom Line
This webinar shows bank and credit union executives cost-effective tactics they can use to successfully negotiate their vendor contracts.
April 29, 2020
Best Practices Negotiating Vendor Contracts
In this session you will learn how to level the playing field before negotiating a vendor contract, maximize leverage and realize savings, generate successful results at the negotiation table, and use insider knowledge to benefit your bottom line.
April 9, 2020
Remote Delivery is Now Essential – What to Do Today
Branch closings and social distancing have revealed shortfalls in how banks and credit unions deliver services in a digital-first world. This presentation provides financial institutions with tips to quickly improve customer experience while managing interim customer challenges.
March 25, 2020
Digital Contract Negotiations: Negotiating Eye-Popping Results
In this webinar, banks and credit unions learn how to choose digital solutions that are right for their organizations and walk away with resources that will help them manage the contract negotiation process.
February 19, 2020
What’s Going On With Payments Vendors: Weathering the Consolidation Storm
How will big tech provider acquisitions impact financial institutions’ credit or debit portfolios? This webinar looks closely at today’s rapidly evolving payments vendor landscape and shows banks and credit unions how to remain competitive in the face of shrinking processor options.
January 26, 2021
What’s Going On In Banking 2021: Rebounding From the Pandemic
Cornerstone Advisors’ What’s Going On In Banking 2021 study found that bank and credit union executives are more optimistic than pessimistic about 2021—and well, how couldn’t they be? The reality will likely be a mixed bag of positives and negatives.
January 22, 2020
Best Practices for Negotiating Core Contracts
In this webinar learn about what is going on in the industry today, the technology ecosystem, and what to ask for at the table in core contract negotiations.