Ag Network

The Ag Network increases BankIn Minnesota's involvement in Minnesota agricultural issues, provides more opportunities for bank members to get involved, and offers education sessions focusing on key ag lending issues. Like our other networks, the new Ag Network will provide a forum for ag lenders to learn from guest presenters, tackle challenging industry issues, and share best practices.

Pricing: Complimentary for Bank Members only

10:00 -10:15 – Welcome & Introductions
10:15 – 11:15 – Driving Innovation in Ag Lending: Navigating Complexity with Efficient Solutions; presented by Core10
11:15 – 11:45 – Q & A with the Expert
11:45 – 12:30 – Lunch 
12:30 – 2:00 – Banker to Banker Discussion  

Title: Driving Innovation in Ag Lending: Navigating Complexity with Efficient Solutions

The distinct demands of agricultural lenders and the intricate needs of farmers can sometimes lead to technology exacerbating challenges rather than creating efficiencies. In this session, gather insights and participate in discussions centered around finding the right solution for your bank’s needs so you can embrace innovation. Our focus will be on driving efficiency, streamlining operations, and enhancing support for both lenders and farmers.

Key Takeaways:
• Better understand innovation opportunities: In today's era of rapid technological advancement, there is vast potential for innovation in agricultural lending. Embracing innovation increases efficiency and unlocks new possibilities for not only your bank, but for the industry. We will explore how emerging technologies can streamline lending processes, enhance risk assessment, and improve loan portfolio management.
• Methods to Enhance Financial Inclusion: Connecting lenders and farmers is crucial for economic growth. Our discussion will revolve around ways to support farmers, no matter where they are, and simplify tasks like meeting covenants and managing ticklers through digitization. Additionally, we'll explore how important it is to provide borrowers with the experience they need, and want, throughout the lending process.
• Tailored Tech: Agricultural lenders require tailored technology that goes beyond the generic approach. This calls for a nuanced solution that supports the intricacies of farming, risk assessment, and loan management. We'll explore the essential traits agricultural lenders should prioritize in a solution, enabling them to identify tools that foster informed decisions and streamline lending efficiency.

Presenter:  Jeff Galloway is the VP of Product and Implementations for Core10, a leading U.S.-based API integration and SaaS implementation organization that exclusively serves financial institutions and fintech clients. Galloway leads Accrue’s product and implementation teams and is responsible for the improvement, maintenance, and delivery of the Accrue Digital Lending and Accrue Digital Account Opening platform. 

Galloway has a decade of experience driving and advising digital transformations for major financial service companies, including Deloitte and West Monroe Partners. Before joining the Accrue team, he founded Origin CRM, a consultancy agency that advised community banks on their digitization process. 

11/14/2023 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
SHAZAM Education Center/BankIn Minnesota HQ 7900 International Drive, Ste 685 Bloomington, MN

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