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Webinar: Family Business: Iceberg Ahead! Navigating Hidden Dangers

Thursday, July 15th 2021 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CDT

Despite the best ownership plans and transparent communications, unforeseen situations can arise in a family-owned business that threaten not only the business existence but family harmony as well.  Allie Taylor of Orange Kiwi Consulting will discuss what to do when even the best laid plans go awry.

2021

Tuesday, June 15th 2021

The First Bank Financial Education Center held webinar on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 on ransomware and how to keep your business protected from ransomware attacks.

In the shadows of the recent Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, First Bank’s Chief Information Security Officer, Marc Ashworth, discussed the current threat environment that could disrupt the operations of your company. He discussed ways to help protect your business from ransomware and other fraud scams, including business email compromises and supply chain compromises. There was also be a panel discussion where Mr. Ashworth and Ms. Karis Merritt, First Bank Security Analyst, answered questions.

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Tuesday, June 8th 2021

The First Bank Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on Tuesday June 8th covering The Role of Philanthropy in Family, Business, and Community.

Family businesses often have deep roots in their communities. They receive many benefits from the people that surround them. With effective philanthropy, they have the opportunity to give back. Barbara Carswell, Chief Executive Officer at Youthbridge Community Foundation, Deborah Dubin, CEO & President at Philanthropy Missouri, David Frederick, Director of Client Success and Advice at First Bank, and Stacy Clay, Director of Community Affairs at First Bank, discussed the benefits of business philanthropy, how the business can be an avenue for a family’s charitable intentions, the best ways to structure charitable gifts, and opportunities to get involved in the community.

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was created to encourage employers to keep their workforces intact during the COVID-19 pandemic and has been available for more than a year. But with the new American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) extending the credit and expanding eligibility, many employers still have questions about ERC. Brown Smith Wallace Tax Principal John Schwartze will walk through the credit extension, expanded eligibility and provide examples of how employers can utilize the ERC for their benefit.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on Tuesday, May 11th focused on leveraging SBA programs to help finance your real estate acquisitions.

Our guest speakers Kurt Chambliss of TMC Financial and Jim Hatter, First Bank Commercial Banking Senior Group Manager discussed SBA real estate financing options and how they can help with retirement, estate, and transition planning for family-owned businesses.

Watch On Demand

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

The First Bank Circuit held a webinar on Thursday, April 29 on Linking Thinking to Life Balance and Long-Term Success with our guest presenter Mary Kutheis, Executive Coach and Confidant, MCK Coaching + Training.

What you do creates your results. How you behave drives what you do. And how you behave is rooted in how you think. Shifting your thinking is the key to any change you want to make – both personally and professionally. And we’re not talking about affirmations or motivational quotes!

Watch On Demand

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

First Bank held a webinar on March 18, 2021 discussing the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 provides stimulus funds for certain individuals and households. Since the U.S. Department of Treasury has already started distributing the funds, some Americans want to know when they can expect to receive their direct deposit or check. David Frederick, Director of Client Success and Advice with First Bank Wealth Management, gave insight on what this new government stimulus means for you, your family, and your business.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

The Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on Tuesday, March 9th covering the right way and the wrong way to resolve conflict in a family business.

Could your family use some effective strategies for managing and resolving conflict when it comes to your family business? Our special guest Kaitlyn Erb, consultant with CMA, discussed effective methods and best practices to help manage conflict within a family business, while also maintaining harmony within the family.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

The First Bank Financial Education Center held a webinar on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 covering the Paycheck Protection Program for First Draw Borrowers, including program details, eligibility, and how to apply with First Bank.

Our special guests included:
Tim Fogerty, Managing Director, First Bank Commercial Banking
Kate Mayfield, Director of Credit Underwriting, First Bank

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: First Draw PPP Presentation 02/24/21

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

First Bank’s Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 focused on Sound Strategies for your Family Business: How Buy-Sell Agreements Help Protect your Company’s Future.

Our special guests, David Frederick, Director of Client Success and Advice at First Bank and Paul Klug, Shareholder at Polsinelli, covered the role of Buy-Sell Agreements in the context of family-owned businesses. They discussed what a Buy-Sell Agreement is, how it works in a family business, what some common pitfalls to avoid are, and how to ensure that the future of your business is well protected.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Thursday, January 28, 2021

The First Bank Circuit, a financial empowerment group, designed especially for women business owners, entrepreneurs, and executives, held their second webinar on January 28th.

Our special guests, Ashley Nelson, Executive HR Leader at True Manufacturing and Becky Pitzer, Director of Human Resources at True Manufacturing, discussed HR Trends for 2021.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: HR & Employee Benefits Trends in 2021

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Tim Fogerty, Managing Director of First Bank Commercial Banking and Kate Mayfield, Director of Credit Underwriting at First Bank provided updates from the COVID-19 Relief Economic Aid Act passed at the end of December, including information on Second Draw PPP Loans. They also provided information on how to apply for a second draw loan with First Bank.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: Economic Aid Impact: Important PPP Updates - 01/15/21

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

First Bank’s Center for Family Owned Businesses held a webinar on January 12th covering COVID vaccinations and if employers can require them.

Charles Jellinek of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Law Firm and Jacob Herschend, Vice President, Risk Management & Consultant at Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) shared insight on a number of issues related to an employer’s ability to require employees to receive a COVID vaccination.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: Family Business Resource Center PPP Webinar Series - 01/12/21

2020

Monday, October 19, 2020

First Bank is excited to launch the First Bank Circuit, a financial empowerment group, designed especially for women business owners, entrepreneurs, and executives. Our goal is to develop a network that helps women business leaders in both family-owned businesses and non-family-owned businesses build relationships with those facing similar challenges.

Our first event was held on October 15, with speakers Lisa Hu, CEO of Lux and Nyx (luxandnyx.com) and Bronwyn Ritchie, Senior Strategist at Rodgers Townsend (rodgerstownsend.com), discussing how to grow your business using social media.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Thursday, September 24, 2020

PPP Loan Forgiveness Updates and Focusing Your Sales Force in the COVID-19 Environment.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: Family Business Resource Center PPP Webinar Series - 09/24/20

Wednesday, August, 05 2020

PPP Loan Forgiveness Updates and Legal Liability Considerations.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: Family Business Resource Center PPP Webinar Series - 08/05/20

Webinar: Family Business: Iceberg Ahead! Navigating Hidden Dangers

Thursday, July 15th 2021 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CDT

Despite the best ownership plans and transparent communications, unforeseen situations can arise in a family-owned business that threaten not only the business existence but family harmony as well.  Allie Taylor of Orange Kiwi Consulting will discuss what to do when even the best laid plans go awry.

2021

Tuesday, June 15th 2021

The First Bank Financial Education Center held webinar on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 on ransomware and how to keep your business protected from ransomware attacks.

In the shadows of the recent Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, First Bank’s Chief Information Security Officer, Marc Ashworth, discussed the current threat environment that could disrupt the operations of your company. He discussed ways to help protect your business from ransomware and other fraud scams, including business email compromises and supply chain compromises. There was also be a panel discussion where Mr. Ashworth and Ms. Karis Merritt, First Bank Security Analyst, answered questions.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Tuesday, June 8th 2021

The First Bank Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on Tuesday June 8th covering The Role of Philanthropy in Family, Business, and Community.

Family businesses often have deep roots in their communities. They receive many benefits from the people that surround them. With effective philanthropy, they have the opportunity to give back. Barbara Carswell, Chief Executive Officer at Youthbridge Community Foundation, Deborah Dubin, CEO & President at Philanthropy Missouri, David Frederick, Director of Client Success and Advice at First Bank, and Stacy Clay, Director of Community Affairs at First Bank, discussed the benefits of business philanthropy, how the business can be an avenue for a family’s charitable intentions, the best ways to structure charitable gifts, and opportunities to get involved in the community.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was created to encourage employers to keep their workforces intact during the COVID-19 pandemic and has been available for more than a year. But with the new American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) extending the credit and expanding eligibility, many employers still have questions about ERC. Brown Smith Wallace Tax Principal John Schwartze will walk through the credit extension, expanded eligibility and provide examples of how employers can utilize the ERC for their benefit.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on Tuesday, May 11th focused on leveraging SBA programs to help finance your real estate acquisitions.

Our guest speakers Kurt Chambliss of TMC Financial and Jim Hatter, First Bank Commercial Banking Senior Group Manager discussed SBA real estate financing options and how they can help with retirement, estate, and transition planning for family-owned businesses.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Thursday, April 29, 2021

The First Bank Circuit held a webinar on Thursday, April 29 on Linking Thinking to Life Balance and Long-Term Success with our guest presenter Mary Kutheis, Executive Coach and Confidant, MCK Coaching + Training.

What you do creates your results. How you behave drives what you do. And how you behave is rooted in how you think. Shifting your thinking is the key to any change you want to make – both personally and professionally. And we’re not talking about affirmations or motivational quotes!

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Thursday, March 18, 2021

First Bank held a webinar on March 18, 2021 discussing the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 provides stimulus funds for certain individuals and households. Since the U.S. Department of Treasury has already started distributing the funds, some Americans want to know when they can expect to receive their direct deposit or check. David Frederick, Director of Client Success and Advice with First Bank Wealth Management, gave insight on what this new government stimulus means for you, your family, and your business.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

The Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on Tuesday, March 9th covering the right way and the wrong way to resolve conflict in a family business.

Could your family use some effective strategies for managing and resolving conflict when it comes to your family business? Our special guest Kaitlyn Erb, consultant with CMA, discussed effective methods and best practices to help manage conflict within a family business, while also maintaining harmony within the family.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

The First Bank Financial Education Center held a webinar on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 covering the Paycheck Protection Program for First Draw Borrowers, including program details, eligibility, and how to apply with First Bank.

Our special guests included:
Tim Fogerty, Managing Director, First Bank Commercial Banking
Kate Mayfield, Director of Credit Underwriting, First Bank

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: First Draw PPP Presentation 02/24/21

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

First Bank’s Center for Family-Owned Businesses held a webinar on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 focused on Sound Strategies for your Family Business: How Buy-Sell Agreements Help Protect your Company’s Future.

Our special guests, David Frederick, Director of Client Success and Advice at First Bank and Paul Klug, Shareholder at Polsinelli, covered the role of Buy-Sell Agreements in the context of family-owned businesses. They discussed what a Buy-Sell Agreement is, how it works in a family business, what some common pitfalls to avoid are, and how to ensure that the future of your business is well protected.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Thursday, January 28, 2021

The First Bank Circuit, a financial empowerment group, designed especially for women business owners, entrepreneurs, and executives, held their second webinar on January 28th.

Our special guests, Ashley Nelson, Executive HR Leader at True Manufacturing and Becky Pitzer, Director of Human Resources at True Manufacturing, discussed HR Trends for 2021.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: HR & Employee Benefits Trends in 2021

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Tim Fogerty, Managing Director of First Bank Commercial Banking and Kate Mayfield, Director of Credit Underwriting at First Bank provided updates from the COVID-19 Relief Economic Aid Act passed at the end of December, including information on Second Draw PPP Loans. They also provided information on how to apply for a second draw loan with First Bank.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: Economic Aid Impact: Important PPP Updates - 01/15/21

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

First Bank’s Center for Family Owned Businesses held a webinar on January 12th covering COVID vaccinations and if employers can require them.

Charles Jellinek of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Law Firm and Jacob Herschend, Vice President, Risk Management & Consultant at Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) shared insight on a number of issues related to an employer’s ability to require employees to receive a COVID vaccination.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: Family Business Resource Center PPP Webinar Series - 01/12/21

2020

Monday, October 19, 2020

First Bank is excited to launch the First Bank Circuit, a financial empowerment group, designed especially for women business owners, entrepreneurs, and executives. Our goal is to develop a network that helps women business leaders in both family-owned businesses and non-family-owned businesses build relationships with those facing similar challenges.

Our first event was held on October 15, with speakers Lisa Hu, CEO of Lux and Nyx (luxandnyx.com) and Bronwyn Ritchie, Senior Strategist at Rodgers Townsend (rodgerstownsend.com), discussing how to grow your business using social media.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:

Thursday, September 24, 2020

PPP Loan Forgiveness Updates and Focusing Your Sales Force in the COVID-19 Environment.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: Family Business Resource Center PPP Webinar Series - 09/24/20

Wednesday, August, 05 2020

PPP Loan Forgiveness Updates and Legal Liability Considerations.

Watch On Demand

Additional Details:
Deck: Family Business Resource Center PPP Webinar Series - 08/05/20