Bram Berkowitz

Bram Berkowitz

Banker & Tradesman Staff

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After Midterms, Gridlock Puts Regulatory Relief Efforts on Hold

Don’t expect to see much in terms of federal banking legislation over the next two years, after contentious midterm elections saw Democrats take a majority in the House of Representatives, while Republicans increased their advantage in the Senate. Experts expect Congress to be muted when it comes to further discussions on regulatory relief, but...

A Credit Union for Farmers

Scott Budde previously worked in the investment management arm of TIAA and would go on to create the first division of the bank focused on social and impact investing strategies. Now he’s part of a group of stakehold­ers launching the first ever credit union in the country to lend exclusively to farmers and food entrepreneurs.

Preparing for a Breach

Konrad Martin is the CEO of the IT and cybersecurity firm Tech Advisors, which has offices in Medfield and Boston. The company provides businesses of all sizes with a range of services including network security, converting information to the cloud and disaster recovery.