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The importance of picking one direction.

One Direction

By Scott Schulz, Vice President, Mortgage Lending, Core Bank It was an odd time to be thinking of the band One Direction. Just a few seconds earlier I was laughing with my family, enjoying a fast section of river during our Colorado white water rafting trip this past July, approaching what our guide said would be […]


Bankers Without Coffee: A Horror Story

Bankers Without Coffee

By Bridget Clark, SBA Credit Manager, Core Bank Most Bankers require coffee in the morning for their brains to function properly. I’m one of those rare Bankers who doesn’t drink coffee, but I’m fully aware that I should never talk to, or look a Banker in the eye, until said Banker has consumed their required gallon […]


Back to School, Back to Work

Back to School, Back to Work

By Jen Williams, Loan Assistant, Core Bank Typically, summer is a time for family outings, vacations and relaxing on a bright sunny day. But for me and so many others, it was a time for graduation, back to school shopping, and getting back into a routine. This summer, my youngest started college. While trying to work […]


The Rear View Mirror and the Windshield

Core Bank - Gita Smith

By Gita Smith, Senior Administration Officer, Core Bank As I was driving into work this morning watching the cars in front me and checking my rear view mirror for cars behind me, I realized my first year anniversary with Core Bank is just around the corner. Where has the time gone? Rather than waiting until […]