Quarterly Analytic Update
For this briefing, Jamie Sumner, chief analyst, reviews the 2Q 2021 performance of the Community Bank Benchmark group. Overall, the benchmark group saw a slight decrease in ROAA. Improvements in net overhead helped to offset the decline in net interest margin. Additionally, the benchmark group continues to show elevated cash levels, which places downward pressure on the net interest margin. As for the S&B Total Risk Index, the benchmark group saw a slight decrease in overall risk.
Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank“
We presented the 2019 Strategic Capital Plan to the board this morning. After a thorough review, the board approved the plan as submitted. Thank you for your assistance in creating the plan documents. The documents were well written and presented a detailed and comprehensive review of the bank.
Gregory Hartman, EVP / CFO
Our company has been utilizing the S&B PRR for several years now, and this useful resource has become one of the keystone documents by which we measure our success. The PRR peer, industry, and economic data allow for a focused review of our company, better enabling us to execute strategic initiatives. Ultimately, the PRR helps us increase performance and better manage risk. Thank you, Seifried and Brew!
Bill W. Jones, President-CEO
Mauch Chunk Trust Company“
Jamie provides a multi-faceted plan covering all aspects of risk, not inclusive of just capital. The comprehensive Capital Plan including contingency planning is beneficial to management and our board and adheres to regulatory guidelines. We will definitely continue seeking Jamie’s expertise advise in this area.
Denise Rautzhan, Chief Financial Officer
NebraskaLand National Bank“
The annual Capital Planning process completed with Jamie and his team at Seifried & Brew is a vital component of our short-term and long-range financial planning process. Jamie consistently provides valuable insight and assistance in preparing the plan. Additionally, the quarterly Performance Risk Report provides bank management and board members with a deeper understanding of the ongoing operations of our financial institution in a clear, concise manner.
Bob Sundquist, CFO/CRO