In this episode, Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association sits down for a chat with James Beckwith, President & CEO of Five Star Bank and its holding company Five Star Bankcorp (Nasdaq: FSBC). Mr. Beckwith is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Western Bankers Association.
Steve and James talk about how James got into banking and what he enjoys about the banking industry. James also discusses the challenges he sees facing the industry in the next few years. With James recently becoming the Chairman of the Board of Directors at the WBA, he shares his goals and priorities for WBA during his tenure and he discusses the value proposition of becoming a member of the WBA as well as the value of advocacy.