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Community First Bank Purchases Lead Bank Branch

December 29, 2020

Community First Bank Enters into Agreement to Purchase Branch Location from Lead Bank

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Introducing Contactless Debit Cards

October 30, 2020

Lead Bank launches contactless debit cards.

The value of the marketing change-up

September 16, 2020

Our CMO, Melissa Beltrame featured in BankBeat: The value of marketing change-up.


Inc. 5000's Fastest Growing Private Companies

August 12, 2020

Inc. magazine announced Lead Bank on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies.

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Lead Bank's "Lead Emerging Artist Prize" Celebrates Diverse Talents

July 09, 2020

2020-2021 Lead Emerging Artist Prize winners.

Improving Financial Inclusion

June 16, 2020

Melissa Beltrame, Chief Marketing Officer of Lead Bank on improving financial inclusion.

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COVID-19 lockdowns threaten banking system's stability, OCC says

June 02, 2020

Additional steps CEO's of banks are considering to help maintain security through COVID-19.

Lessons One Community Bank Learned Through the COVID Pandemic

May 28, 2020

Lead Bank CEO, Josh Rowland on lessons Lead Bank has learned through the COVID pandemic.

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Lead Bank Expands Support with $25k to AltCap

May 26, 2020

Lead Bank expands small business support with $25k loan to AltCap.

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Key Lessons for FI's Bracing for PPP Round 2

April 27, 2020

"Key Lessons for Financial Institutions Bracing for PPP Round 2 & Beyond" featuring Jeff Gallery, CCO of Lead Bank.

State Your Line Podcast featuring Josh Rowland

April 14, 2020

The Ritz brothers sit down with Josh Rowland, CEO of Lead Bank.

Do's & Don'ts for PPP's ft. Lead Bank Chief Credit Officer

April 10, 2020

Chief Credit Officer, Jeff Gallery shares do's & don'ts with lenders in the Kansas City area about PPP's.

Lead Bank among top 10 KC Banks commercial loan growth

April 06, 2020

Kansas City Business Journal - these 10 KC Banks grew their commercial loan portfolios the most in 2019.

Why Digital Storytelling Matters for Community Banks

April 01, 2020

Kimberly Lor, Digital Marketing Manager of Lead Bank talks Digital Storytelling and Fintech collaborations.

Melissa Beltrame, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for the Lead Bank community in Kansas City

How to Build a Brand with Purpose

March 31, 2020

Lead Bank's Chief Marketing Officer, Melissa Beltrame speaks on how to build a brand with purpose.

Lead Bank Donates $25k to OHUB.KC

March 26, 2020

Startland News: Lead Bank donates $25k for OHUB.KC to support minority-led startups.

Lead Bank Donates $25k To Support Minority Entrepreneurs

March 25, 2020

Lead Bank donates $25k to support minority-focused startup incubator.

Podcast: One Bank CEO on How Diversity Fuels Innovation

February 05, 2020

How diversity fuels innovation with the ABA and Lead Bank's CEO Josh Rowland.

How Innovative Banks Scale Consumer Loans

January 08, 2020

Lead Bank's CEO Josh Rowland talks consumer loans, fintech partnerships, and more.

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