The Girl Banker Podcast

Listen in as Natalie talks with influential, successful women in banking and business. New episodes can be found here, on Apple Podcasts or Spotify so you won’t miss an episode.

Join us as well do an official reset from the craziness of the last 12 months and focus on connection, personal development and self care. 

Small business owner, Maggie Owens, opened her shop, Presley Paige, in downtown Fayetteville in January 2020. We all know what happened next. Natalie chats with Maggie about how she persevered and pivoted to grow her business during the shut down and her experience with community banks when opening her store.   

Three years ago, the Girl Banker platform was born. Join Natalie as she discusses the hits, the misses, and the learning opportunities she has learned along the way while celebrating three years of advocating for women in banking and working moms. 

Unless you have lived under a rock in the last several years, Jill Castilla, President/CEO of Citizens Bank of Edmond, has made big waves as a woman in banking by dominating the community banking space with her out of the box innovative ideas, community focused initiatives, and refusal to accept the status quo. Jill shares […]

Casey Christopher, newly appointed Chief Empowerment Officer of Quontic Bank, shares the details of her new role and how empowerment of employees builds culture, engagement, and talent recruitment and retention. 

Emily Mays, Vice President and Senior Marketing Director at Community Spirit Bank in Red Bay, Alabama talks about how she became a community banker to the core. 

Kate Cwieka, Marketing Communications Manager for Avidia Bank shares her girl banker story discusses her road to public speaking. She shares tips and tricks on getting started and how speaking on the national stage has benefited both her career and her bank. 

Breast cancer survivor, Eileen Jennings, SVP, Commercial Banker at Arvest Bank joins Lauren Marquette, Executive Director of Susan G Komen Ozark, to discuss the importance of early detection and self advocacy as we observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Eileen shares her breast cancer survivor story and how she was her own best advocate as she […]

Shelly Loftin, SVP, Retail Banking, Payments & Lending at the American Bankers Association talks about her banking background, her role at the ABA, working from home as a busy boy mom, and gives a sneak peak into the upcoming ABA Unconventional Convention. 

Jackie Serrano, Training Coordinator at Grand Savings Bank, shares about her favorite personality assessments and how they can benefit your team in developing leaders and coaching those difficult employees.