Category Archives for Kansas City


RoKC: If at First You DO Succeed…

Core Bank: RoKC Ground Breaking

By Alicia Walker, SBA Relationship Manager, Core Bank How many times have you heard the saying, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again?” Well, what if you DO succeed? Then, what do you do? If you follow the example of Andrew and Frank Potter, owners of RoKC, you do it again! That’s exactly […]


Golden Oaks. If not you, who?

By Alicia Walker, SBA Relationship Manager, Core Bank I’ve been a small business owner for over eleven years and a business banker for twice as long. I continue to be fascinated by the “why I got started in business” stories of my clients. Sometimes, those stories are about being strongly motivated to find a new […]


Shark Sighting in Downtown KC!

Core Bank: Pure Pitch Rally

By Jason Moxness, Market President, Core Bank Question: What happens when you put 30 hungry sharks in a room with 10 Entrepreneurs? Answer:  You witness an outpouring of generosity and support for some of KC’s best and brightest creative thought leaders! Where did all of this happen? I witnessed it first hand at the 3rd […]


Help Wanted! We’re looking for exceptional people.

Core Bank: So Much More than a Bank

By Ali Shoup, Vice President, Core Bank The old adage, HELP WANTED. What does this mean in today’s world of record-low unemployment and a multi-generational workforce? It means; a timely opportunity for talent to be rewarded, unprecedented pressure for companies to retain top talent and for employers to look beyond traditional roles by adding flexibility […]