Vantage West Models Relationship Banking with Opening of Fourth New Branch

What makes a partnership with a design-build firm successful? With the opening of a fourth new branch in 2 years, DBSI and Vantage West have perfected a Relationship Banking branch formula that continues to deliver outstanding results. The success is not luck, but rather the output of a sound strategy developed upfront, a design focused on […]

Digital Signage Benchmarks for Bankers

Ever wondered what the branch next door was spending on Digital Signage? If their efforts are even working? What types of content performs the best? We wanted to know too so we asked and they answered. Benchmark your strategy against some of the most successful programs in the country.

Nomadix, the Universal Associate Tablet Interface

Have you heard of Nomadix, the Universal Associate Tablet Interface? You’ve heard the term Universal Associate; or at least some version of it. Whatever you call them, they are cross-trained associates that remove the silos of your in-branch service experience by eliminating the role of teller and banker and combining them into one all-powerful associate. […]

4 Things Financial Institutions Should Leave Behind in 2020

Welcome to 2021 and congratulations on making it through 2020… what a year, right? As we put the past behind us and move onto what’s ahead of us, especially as we look at our business, we are confronted with a question. That question being “What should I bring with me into 2021 and what should […]

The Recipe For: Increasing Sales & Cutting Costs

We have been working very closely with financial institutions for decades, but we’ve never had as many questions about what projects need to be prioritized first. It seems as though COVID-19 has added more initiatives to an already full whiteboard for financial executives than ever before—and a lot of them have short timelines and a […]

The Recipe For: Building a Universal Branch

We have been working very closely with financial institutions for decades, but we’ve never had as many questions about what projects need to be prioritized first. It seems as though COVID-19 has added more initiatives to an already full whiteboard for financial executives than ever before—and a lot of them have short timelines and a […]

5 Ways Financial Institutions are Navigating Through the Pandemic 

We interviewed 300 banking executives to see how their financial institution overcame the obstacles that COVID-19 threw at them. Some survived, some thrived, and sadly, some did not overcome at all. Whatever the outcome, we have all the details on what they did, how they did it, and what they plan to do.  

Innovation Never Sleeps for Inc. 5000 Winners

96% of companies fail. And for those that don’t, only 25% ever get past $1mm in revenue.  CFM has gone above and beyond, beat the odds time and time again, and made the Inc. 5000 list for the second time! This is no small feat. Only 2% of Arizona companies made the list. Thanks to hard […]

Your Market’s New Needs by the Numbers

We’ve been in this “new normal” for a while now which means there’s data available on what people expect from retail establishments and what changes will produce the best return on investment for your branch network. With more and more states slowly opening up there’s even data on what you can do to make your […]

Adapting To The New Normal, A Webinar Series

As things start to shift back to ‘normal’, it will become a little easier to focus on the projects that matter most right now, like branch modifications to meet the new client expectation, technology that can eliminate multiple touch points, and adapting the headquarters for a safe and easy transition back for staff. Whatever your initiative, […]

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