Session Presenters

Cary Cooper


Lenders Cooperative

Ryan Hildebrand

Chief Innovation Officer

Bankwell Financial Group

Carlos Naudon

President & CEO

Ponce Bank

Ben Wallace

Chief Executive Officer

Summit Technology Group

Breakout 6: Leveraging Innovation: Community Banks’ Roadmap to Small Business Dominance

Hear from a banker on how they navigated and transformed their small business lending with innovative strategies and technology.  Explore fintech collaborations, enhanced data models, streamlined processes and personalized customer experiences that elevate community banks as leaders in small business lending.  Discover how innovation can redefine relationships, increase market share and unlock the potential of local economies.

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