Select Page

Podcast 240: David Reiling of Sunrise Banks

The CEO and Chairman of Sunrise Banks talks banking being a solution, fintech, being objective driven plus the effect of COVID-19 on banking

Numerous community banks have already been having a hard amount of time in the last few years as banking becomes more and more intertwined with technology. They don’t have actually big spending plans to invest on tech but moreover many leaders of community banks don’t have a mindset that is technology-first.

Our guest that is next on Lend Academy Podcast is David Reiling, the CEO and Chairman of Sunrise Banks, a residential area bank situated in the Twin Cities. As David states regarding the show he could be a lot more of a business owner when compared to a banker (despite a whole profession invested in banking) and that presents along with his approach to fintech. They have been among the few community banking institutions that really are a provider to fintech organizations and definitely the only person doing this as being a CDFI and certified B-Corp.

In this podcast you will discover:

  • David’s intriguing and atypical history in banking.
  • The foundation for the Sunrise Banks brand name.
  • The mission of Sunrise Banks and exactly why it really is fundamental as to what they are doing.
  • The 2 distinct sets of their customers today.
  • Exactly just How and exactly why they chose to begin the fintech part of these company.
  • Why they made a decision to form a partnership that is deep real Connect.
  • The way they assist fintechs in the usa, British additionally the EU.
  • The way they are employing technology internally to serve their banking clients.
  • How big their bank today.
  • Why David made a decision to compose a written book on fintech.
  • David’s applying for grants the continuing future of community banking institutions.
  • Just exactly exactly How he believes the interruption brought on by COVID-19 will affect banking institutions.
  • What exactly is next for Sunrise Banks.

Simply Click to learn Podcast Transcription (Complete Text Variation) Below


Thank you for visiting the Lend Academy Podcast, Episode No. 240, it’s your host, Peter Renton, Founder of Lend Academy and Co-Founder for the LendIt Fintech Conference.

Peter Renton: Today from the show, i’m happy to welcome David Reiling, he could be the CEO and Chairman at Sunrise Banks. Now, Sunrise Banks is a brilliant interesting company, they’ve been a residential area bank, nevertheless they are also a mission-driven bank, so we enter into some level as to what which in fact means. They do offer solutions with their district, many of them are immigrants and low, middle class populations, nevertheless they have actually an alternate part associated with bank where these are generally supplying other solutions with other fintechs.

We speak about that in a few level and speak about a few of the fintechs they’re using the services of and what services they’re offering today. We additionally enter David’s ideas on the continuing future of the grouped community banking sector, he provides their thoughts on COVID-19, and much more. It absolutely was an interview that is fascinating i really hope you like the show.

Welcome to the podcast, David!

Today David Reling: Thank you, Peter, great to be with you.

Peter: Likewise. So, I’d love to understand this thing started by giving the listeners a small amount of back ground. It appears as you’ve experienced banking for the majority of of the profession, why don’t you simply provide us with a few of the shows of one’s profession up to now.

David: Yes. It’s funny because everybody appears at me personally from being fully a bank owner to be a banker, We characterize myself more as a business owner.

Peter: Okay.