LEVEL5 at Future Branches Austin

Landmark Bank’s, Shon Aguero, To Join LEVEL5 Round Table LEVEL5 is thrilled to formally announce our participation at this year’s Future Branches Austin – the premier Retail Banking conference. In addition to hosting a booth throughout the entire show’s run, LEVEL5 will be hosting a Round Table session on Day 2 (Tuesday, November 19th) and […]

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Entrusting a New Branch Experience for Farmers Bank & Trust

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Magnolia, AR – Farmers Bank & Trust announced today the ground breaking of a new branch concept to be developed in Prosper, TX. The Bank partnered with Atlanta-based LEVEL5 (www.level5.com), a leading national design-build firm specializing in financial institutions. The branch represents a departure from the way Farmers traditionally operates their branches by adopting an […]

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Predictable Growth for Bank of Newington

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Bank of Newington Brings “Full-Service” Banking to Springfield Success in any business relies on focusing on what matters. Bank of Newington’s (Newington, GA) new Springfield Branch brings full-service banking to its customers and community. The Bank partnered with Atlanta-based LEVEL5 for the site selection (consulting and real estate) and design-build (design and construction) of the […]

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Hoosier Heartland Transformation in the Branch and Back Office

Hoosier Heartland State Bank Investing in the Future Crawfordsville, IN – Hoosier Heartland State Bank has announced today a partnership with Atlanta-based LEVEL5 to transform its main branch and develop a new operations center. Trey Etcheson, CEO of Hoosier Heartland stated, “We are excited to see these two important projects come to life. The investment […]

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SPC Credit Union – Branching for the Future

SPC Credit Union Introduces New Branch Approach to Florence LEVEL5 recently celebrated the grand opening for SPC Credit Union’s New Florence Branch. The branch is the Credit Union’s first opportunity to introduce a retail-focused approach to banking for its membership and community. Linda Weatherford, President and CEO stated, “We are excited about what we’ve accomplish […]

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Brand Experience Through the Branch Changes Everything

Brand Experience Break Out Session at Brand Forum Recently we had the privilege to host a breakout session at the 2019 Financial Brand Forum. Over 150 spectators packed a room to hear Tansley Stearns (Chief People and Strategy Officer at Canvas Credit Union) discuss how to maximize the brand experience in your branch network. With […]

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From the desk of: Leadership Lesson from our CEO | Goal Setting

Goal Setting Equals Happiness? Much has been written about people wanting more from their job (goal setting and achievement). Happiness equates to (not surprisingly) bonuses, raises, promotions and recognition. These goals are universal, and young workers put pressure on themselves to achieve them. But without a clear understanding of what your organization is expecting of […]

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Four Corners of the Main Office – Part 2 | Detail-minded

For a bank or credit union, the decision to relocate and build a new main office is not taken lightly. While in most situations, the combined wisdom of the C-Suite can be counted upon, the chances anyone on the team has been a part of this process previously is unlikely. And it’s not as if […]

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Four Corners of the Main Office – Part 1 | Big Picture

Opening a new Main Office is once in a generation Amazon sent shock waves throughout America with a 2017 announcement they’d be opening a second headquarters outside their home base of Seattle. City after city took part in the pitch to incentivize the company to choose their town. The fanfare involved in the search was […]

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From the Desk of: Leadership Lesson from our CEO | Proactive Strategies

Proactive Strategies: “The future is what you make it,” Marty McFly, Back To The Future. Although Marty was a fictional character, his words weren’t the result of baseless optimism. Optimism has actually very little to do with success. What does? Having a proactive strategy. A proactive strategy is about creating or controlling a situation by […]

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