Magazine : Archives : 1st Quarter 2022

Last Word

A Conversation with Chris Nichols Chris Nichols is the director of capital markets at SouthState Corp., a $41 billion bank based in Winter Haven, Florida, where he writes the “Banker to Banker” blog on cutting edge issues in banking. The following interview is edited for clarity, brevity and flow. What’s the most interesting thing you’re thinking about right now? A lot of banks are rolling out cryptocurrency programs right now that have never looked at the underlying blockchain and are even naysayers of it. But for someone who’s a naysayer of it now, after they start looking into it, there’s...