A How-to Guide for Digital Transformation at a $25B Bank



FEATURING: Laura Merling, Chief Transformation and Operations Officer at Arvest Bank

Financial institutions of all sizes must stay focused on providing and improving digital services or they risk getting left behind. The good news is that smaller banks are already experts at relationships and can leverage this expertise and the trust they have earned in a digital world.

The questions become where should investments be made and how can a mid-sized bank ‘punch above their weight’ competing with larger banks, fintech firms and big tech competition?

We have Laura Merling, Chief Digital Officer at Arvest Bank on the Banking Transformed podcast. Laura shares the steps that are needed for banks of all sizes to remain relevant in a digital banking ecosystem.

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About the Banking Transformed Podcast

In each Banking Transformed podcast, host Jim Marous has candid conversations with the world’s foremost leaders on what it takes to transform financial institutions during an age of digital disruption. His guests discuss technology, channels, innovation, customer experience, leadership, culture and competitive forces that are changing the banking industry faster than ever before.


Jim Marous Profile PictureNamed as one of the most influential people in banking, Jim Marous is an internationally recognized financial industry strategist, co-publisher of The Financial Brand and the owner and CEO of the Digital Banking Report. The Digital Banking Report is a subscription-based publication that provides deep insights into the digitization of banking, with over 150 reports in the digital archive available to subscribers.

As a sought after keynote speaker, author and recognized authority on disruption in the financial services industry, Marous has been featured by CNBC and CNN, Cheddar, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Financial Times, The Economist, The American Banker and has spoken to audiences worldwide. Jim has also advised the White House on banking policy.

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