Everyone who travels knows that getting from here to there is often only possible when there is a convenient hub for making connections. BankersHub was founded in 2012 by two Financial Services professionals dedicated to educating and informing banks, credit unions, solution providers and consultants in the U.S. and around the globe. BankersHub delivers best practices, research insights, opinions, economic trends and consumer views through online web education, virtual events and conferences, live streaming activities, custom training and content development.
BankersHub is dedicated to helping financial institutions and solution providers get 'from here to there', where 'there' might be greater profitability, increased productivity, reduced customer attrition, network growth, new technology, or any other destination desired. BankersHub is all about enabling professional connections, networking, thought leadership, and innovations that are actionable, objective and relevant.
BankersHub works hard to meet a wide range of customer needs, expectations and circumstances. If you find that your experience fell short of this for any reason, please reach out to us and let us know. We guarantee you will not have to deal with inexperienced, uncaring staff in order to address your concerns or issues. We pride ourselves on personal interactions with our customers over the years. If you are not pleased for any reason let us know, we will work hard to keep your trust...You have our word on it!
Who We Are
With over 35 years experience in financial services, Michael Beird provides leading edge consulting and education to industry practitioners through both live and virtual platforms.
Michael has also served as Director of Banking Services for J.D. Power and Associates. He oversaw content for all syndicated and proprietary customer experience research in the banking industry including Retail Banking, Bank Customer Acquisition, Small Business and Credit Card.
He served as Managing Director for the Bank Administration Institute (BAI), where he was responsible for managing product development and retail banking events, including BAI Retail Delivery Conference and Expo.
Michael was a management consultant for 14 years for banks on 4 continents and began his career in Retail Bank Management at Bank of America and Operations Re-Engineering at Shawmut Bank Boston.
He has an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Cornell University and a BA in Social Psychology from University of California Irvine.
Erin Handel, co-founder of BankersHub and co-founder and former CEO of Bankerstuff oversees product innovation and education. She has over 20 years of experience in strategic event management, specializing in technology and online delivery of content.
Previously, Erin co-founded Bankerstuff, an online portal of banking education and information, where she launched the banking industry’s first virtual conference and expo and served as the CEO. Erin frequently speaks at industry conferences on planning virtual events, including live streaming events and webinars, she has also been a featured keynote speaker on the topic of the importance of social media in financial services.
Erin also organized events at Bank Administration Institution (BAI) where she helped create BAI's webinar practice as well as the Executive Leadership Summit within Retail Delivery Conference.
Erin is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and a Certified Meeting Manager (CMM). She holds a B.S. in Marketing/Business Administration from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania.
BankersHub Press Center
- BankersHub Web Manager Sets Record on American Ninja Warrior (July 5, 2016)
- Western Independent Bankers and BankersHub Announce Collaborative Partnership (Sept 21, 2015)
- Regulatory Scrutiny on Bank Directors Emphasizes Training Needs (July 31, 2015)
- Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing the Focus of BSA360 (Feb 19, 2015)
- Electronic Banking Certification Program to be Offered by Community Bankers Association of Kansas (Feb 13, 2015)
- Certification Program in Electronic Banking Offered by Independent Bankers of Colorado (Aug 26, 2014)
- BankersHub hosts free Webcast on Benefits of Live Streaming (Dec 17, 2013)
- BankersHub to Live Stream Betty Cowell Session at the Retail Deposit Optimization and Strategic Management Conference (Nov 19, 2013)