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Terry Badger named new managing editor of BAI Banking Strategies

As part of his role, Badger will host the new season of the BAI Banking Strategies Podcast, which launches March 11.

Mar 10, 2020 / Press Release

CHICAGO – March 10, 2020 – BAI, a nonprofit, independent organization that delivers the financial services industry’s most actionable insights, has appointed Terry Badger, CFA, as the new managing editor for the organization’s thought-leadership content – the BAI Banking Strategies newsletterpodcastwebsite and executive reports. He joined BAI in January, taking responsibility for the organization’s editorial direction and managing the industry-focused content on multiple platforms.

Badger previously served as Director of Investment Content for USAA Investment Management, where he managed investment-focused educational content for the organization. Badger also spent 12 years with the Associated Press, where he held several positions, including assistant national editor for financial news in New York.

“Financial services leaders will benefit from the insights and expertise Terry brings to the managing editor role,” said Holly Hughes, chief marketing officer for BAI. “His decades of expertise within the financial services industry will further enhance BAI Banking Strategies’ reach and impact by increasing the depth and breadth of content that will help financial services leaders make effective strategic decisions.”

“BAI Banking Strategies has served for years as the financial services industry’s premier sources for in-depth discussion of the topics and issues leaders are facing as they make strategic decisions impacting their organizations,” Badger said. “This year, we’re rolling out new digital content to provide actionable insights to leaders across financial services. Topics will range from the continued evolution of digital banking to the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in the banking industry.”

Badger’s debut as host of the BAI Banking Strategies Podcast is March 11. The first guest is Cam Marston, a thought leader on generational change, who will share insights on how financial advisers may benefit by adding life coach to their job description in the coming years.

The BAI Banking Strategies Podcast and newsletter are a part of BAI’s portfolio of digital industry thought leadership the organization provides thousands of financial services leaders daily. BAI also prepares monthly executive reports that deliver an in-depth, objective look at the key issues leaders are facing. The March report will feature various perspectives and trends on compliance and regulatory matters. In addition, BAI helps leaders understand hot topics via its quarterly BAI Deep Dive content series. BAI Deep Dives are a week-long series of dedicated, on-demand content focused on key industry issues, including fraud prevention and cybersecurity taking place the week of March 23. BAI’s robust calendar of webinars provide interactive, virtual experiences, featuring industry trends, research, best practices and case studies. The next live webinar, “The State of Digital Account Opening Transformation,” takes place March 11. Past webinars are available in an on-demand library.

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As a nonprofit, independent organization, BAI has delivered the financial services industry’s most actionable insights for more than 95 years, enabling leaders to make smart business decisions every day. We’re passionate about the trusted information and powerful tools that provide leaders with the clarity and confidence needed to drive positive change and move the financial services industry forward. That’s why we provide in-depth, proprietary research to 30 of the top 50 banks and numerous others, support more than 2000 financial services organizations with compliance and professional development training, provide trusted, relevant thought leadership through BAI Banking Strategies reports, podcasts and webinars, and offer specialized events and programs. For more information, visit bai.org.