Financial institutions face competitive pressures from a variety of challengers both within and outside the banking industry. In this interview with Promontory Interfinancial Network’s Barbara Rehm, Frank Sorrentino, chairman and chief executive officer of $5 billion asset ConnectOne Bancorp, reveals his thoughts on today’s competitive threats, and explains why the network effect is something that should give community banks pause as big banks continue to enhance their product offerings.

Sorrentino shares his views on:

  • Fintech as a Friend or Foe
  • Community Banking’s Strongest Competitors
  • The Network Effect
  • Tailwinds for the Industry


Barbara Rehm