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RetreatWorks.com Brings Remote Teams Together With Immersive 3D

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:15pm

They tried to be lighthearted in some of their meetings, but, as Sheshunoff explained, "A video conference meeting in a funny hat is still just a video conference."

Key Points: 
  • They tried to be lighthearted in some of their meetings, but, as Sheshunoff explained, "A video conference meeting in a funny hat is still just a video conference."
  • Curious how widespread the problem might be, the team commissioned a survey of 1,006 people and confirmed theirs was not an isolated experience.
  • "We're just not wired to look at a grid of 12 faces from inches away," Sheshunoff said of video conferencing, "The result is exhausting, rarely productive, and never fun."
  • One cure for video conference fatigue: Virtual team building from RetreatWorks.com
    RetreatWorks.com introduces team building in immersive 3D.

Hovde Group Expands Depository Team With Addition of Veteran Investment Banker Curtis Carpenter

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 2:53pm

Hovde Group (Hovde), a leading full service investment bank and broker dealer that provides investment banking, capital markets, equity research, and sales and trading services focused on the financial services sector, today announced that it has added Curtis Carpenter as Senior Managing Director to its Depository practice.

Key Points: 
  • Hovde Group (Hovde), a leading full service investment bank and broker dealer that provides investment banking, capital markets, equity research, and sales and trading services focused on the financial services sector, today announced that it has added Curtis Carpenter as Senior Managing Director to its Depository practice.
  • Carpenter will be based in Hovdes Austin, Texas office and will be responsible for providing investment banking services, including M&A advisory and capital markets solutions to depository institutions throughout the Southwest and Midwest.
  • Carpenter has a long track record in the community bank space, most recently serving as a Principal and Head of Investment Banking for Sheshunoff & Co.
  • Prior to joining Sheshunoff & Co., Curtis helped direct the extensive merger and acquisition activity of a large regional bank holding company.