Guest: Ross Alan Hill
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Ross is the founder, President and CEO of Bank2 in Oklahoma City, OK. Bank2 was started in 2002 as a community bank with a mission to Build Better Lives. Bank2 was named the number one community bank in the nation in 2009 and number 3 in 2010 based upon REO by the American Banking Journal. Bank2 was named one of Oklahoma’s Top Work Places in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Ross seeks to live out his faith 24/7. His office has become a huge part of his platform. Ross uses his “Spiritual Whatsit” to share the story of redemption with each first-time visitor. Ross speaks about 45 times a year, writes a blog read in 128 countries and consults with CEOs and entrepreneurs. Ross released his first book Broken Pieces- Nothing is Wasted in 2004, and he will be releasing his second book, Smashing Your Silos in 2016.
[1:47] If we can really build better lives in a biblical sense with banking products
[3:57] How banks can serve people by NOT buying their products
[6:45] How banks struggle to build loyalty because they’re not serving their customers, but Bank2 has built a strong business with loyal companies because they put people first
[8:56] If Wall Street is doing God’s work
[9:54] Whether Wall Street’s business model allows for godly work
[11:17] Ross’ spiritual “What’s it?” in his office, and how it’s led to him evangelize.