Discover how Fifth Third Bank's financial solutions can help you operate more efficiently and grow your business. Plus, get the latest news about economic trends, current industry topics, and more from experienced Fifth Third bankers.
Brian LambPresident, Tampa Bay Region
Fifth Third Bank's Value Proposition01:14
Listen to Brian Lamb, President of the Tampa Bay Region, talk about Fifth Third Bank's Value Proposition.
Chuck MillerVice President
Doing Business in Canada02:40
Thinking of expanding your business north to Canada? Fifth Third Bank's Chuck Miller discusses some advantages of doing business in Canada and what banks can do to help you navigate the business landscape.
David RodenVice President
New Free Trade Agreements03:24
Fifth Third Bank’s David Roden discusses the new Free Trade Agreements that the United States signed with South Korea, Colombia and Panama. See how these can help you diversify your markets and grow your business.
Bob TullManaging Director, FX and Commodities
Understanding Foreign Exchange03:22
Join Fifth Third Bank’s Bob Tull as he takes you through the basics of foreign exchange, and reviews tools to help properly manage currency exposure for your business.
Stephanie SpaccarelliInstitutional Regional Manager
Helping You Meet Fee Disclosure Requirements for Retirement03:53
Stephanie Spaccarelli and Mark Thaman of Fifth Third Bank’s Retirement Plan Services discuss how Fifth Third is prepared to help retirement plan fiduciaries understand their 401(k) fees and expenses as well as their responsibilities related to the DOL Fee Disclosure regulations.
Mohamed Siraj, VPCTM Product Management
Q&A: Dodd-Frank Act and Requlation Q03:11
Watch Mohamed Siraj, Fifth Third Bank's Liquidity Product Manager, as he provides insight on the Dodd-Frank Act and Requlation Q and how it may impact your business.
Bob Tull, VPForeign Exchange & Commodities
Commodity Risk Management02:16
Watch Bob Tull, Managing Director of Fifth Third Bank's Commodity Risk Management team, as he discusses how to operate a more efficient business by helping create price certainty in an uncertain market utilizing commodity risk exposures.
Maria Yamat, VPCapital Strategies Group
Our Commitment to the Corporate Bond Business02:18
Watch Maria Yamat, Managing Director of Fifth Third Bank's Capital Strategies Group, as she discusses the ever-increasing capabilities and experience within our Corporate Bond Business.
Peter Mack, SVPInternational
Commercial International Solutions at Fifth Third01:37
Watch Peter Mack, Director of International Banking as he talks about Fifth Third Bank's commitment to your global financial needs.
Michael Reece, CFOUnified Health Services
One Client's Insight02:59
Watch Michael Reece, Chief Financial Officer, as he discusses the relationship between Unified Health Services and Fifth Third Bank, and the value they get from RevLink Premier.
David JacksonNational SBA Director
Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans05:27
David Jackson, National SBA Director, discusses SBA loan options and the distinct advantages of SBA financing for small businesses over traditional financing options.
Buddy Baker, VPGlobal Trade Solutions Delivery
Helping you Mitigate Financial Risk with Trading Partners04:00
Where do you begin to review types of payments and payment terms you can use when doing business across border? Join Buddy Baker as he walks you through the most common terms of sale used in international transactions and how they might be used to mitigate risk.
Tom Heiks, EVPMarket President, North Carolina Affiliate
Our Focus on Your Business02:24
Watch Tom Heiks, EVP, Market President of the North Carolina Affiliate, as he speaks to our refined approach to reinforcing client relationships.
John Bultema, EVPBusiness Banking
Our Commitment to Your Business01:49
John Bultema, EVP, Head of Business Banking, shares Fifth Third Bank’s approach to supporting economic growth within the business community.
Bryan HavighurstManager of Wealth Planning
Business Transition & Succession Planning03:12
Bryan Havighurst, Wealth Planning Manager for Fifth Third Private Bank, shares key considerations for planning the transition or succession of your business.
John MarroccoHead of Business Banking, Cincinnati affiliate
Lending Opportunities for Businesses02:36
Listen to John Marrocco, head of Business Banking for the Cincinnati affiliate, talk about Fifth Third Bank’s commitment to lending, short and long-term financing opportunities for your business, and helping your business find the right financing solutions.
Jeffrey Siekman, SVPDirector of Strategic Initiatives
Information Management and Reporting for Your Business’ Treasury Needs08:06
What does the future hold for treasury innovation? What is Fifth Third Bank doing to meet today’s changing treasury needs? What should treasury professionals be looking for in a bank? These are just a few of the questions Jeff Siekman, Senior Vice President and Director of Strategic Initiatives addresses as he discusses the changing role of treasury in today’s businesses.
Emily JonesTreasury Management Sales Manager
Merchant Services Solutions03:10
Emily Jones, Treasury Management Sales Manager, provides an overview of Merchant Services solutions and how they can help your business accelerate receivables and improve your bottom line.
Whitepapers and Articles
Fifth Third Bank's top bankers share up-to-date knowledge and insights on a range of current financial and industry topics, from "going green" to strengthening client relationships, and more.
- Bankers' Perspectives on Treasury's State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI)
Bankers’ Perspectives on Treasury’s State Small Business Credit Initiative.
- Preventive Treatment for the Provider’s Back-office
A closer look at administrative simplification and the key strategies healthcare providers can take to prepare.
- International Insights - Shifting Demographics and Where To Look for Future Growth
Global demographics are shifting while various markets are expanding. Understanding these dynamics can help American manufacturers and exporters identify various trends, where tomorrow’s target consumers will live, how much they are able to spend, and the goods and services they are likely to buy.
- International Insights - Shifting Manufacturing Trends Require Producers To Reassess Global Strategies
Due to shifting global manufacturing trends, it may make sense for U.S. producers to backshore or return previously offshored lower-tech manufacturing activities to the United States. And for producers interested in moving lower technology production abroad for the first time, it’s worth reevaluating the math, and global production, sourcing, and supply chain strategies.
- Define, Develop, Execute: Putting Together an Effective Working Capital Management Plan
Cash flow is the lifeblood of your business. This article walks you through a strategic approach to managing working capital, allowing you to free cash flow and maintain a healthy financial state.
- International Insights - The Euro Crisis and Globalization
Globalization has boosted competitiveness, productivity, innovation, and living standards around the world. But it also has presented difficult challenges for many countries, and could be at the root of current problems in Greece and other eurozone countries.
- Partnering Across Your Organization: Why Effective Working Capital Management
Takes a Village
This article details the value and benefits of engaging the entire organization, educating them on what working capital means and how non-treasury areas can actively participate in efforts that will impact the bottom line.
- Give Your Working Capital Plan an Annual Physical: How Treasury Can Sustain Cash Flow Improvements
The dynamic nature of business necessitates conducting periodic “health checks” in order to evaluate the vital signs of your treasury organization. Learn best practices for conducting a yearly checkup of your working capital management plan.
- International Insights - The Buck Stops Where?
Past realities of a weakening dollar, although still applicable, no longer play out as they did years ago. Understand today's new currency implications in order to improve international business decisions while reducing risk.
- International Insights - American Manufacturing
American businesses are evolving and establishing new business models and processes. Others are undertaking new initiatives to boost productivity and reduce costs. What is your company doing?
- International Insights - Free Trade With South Korea, Colombia and Panama
In October, the United States signed free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama. For many reasons, the accord with South Korea is the most important free trade deal in 16 years. What is the impact on your business?
- HFMA Article - Achieving Payment Assurance in a Consumer-Directed Healthcare World
The growth of consumer-directed healthcare is compelling providers to optimize collections at the front end.
- The Impact of Consumer Directed Healthcare on Providers
Examine the financial impact that Consumer Directed Healthcare has on healthcare providers and explore best practices to maximize revenues.
- Improved Cash Flow: A Hidden Source of Self-Financing
This article shows how implementing an effective cash management program allows treasurers to manage their working capital more effectively, optimizing cash flow and uncovering a hidden source of capital.
- A ‘Smarter’ Way to Process Cash
Case Study: Learn how The Energy Cooperative of Newark, NJ manages cash payments while speeding accounting operations, cutting costs, and improving employee safety with Fifth Third Bank’s Remote Currency Manager.
Bank Systems and Technology Article - Going Lean and Green
Bank Systems and Technology Article - Healthcare Reform - Just What the Doctor Ordered
Bank Systems and Technology Article - Are Banks Ready to Innovate?
Bank Systems and Technology Article - Paper to Electronic Migration
2012-3Q - Canada: The Number One Export Destination
2012-2Q - India Has Made Tremendous Strides But Challenges Remain
2012-2Q - China Is Changing: What's Ahead for Business and Policy
2012-2Q - Greater Employee Training Is Vital to Global Competitiveness
2012-1Q - Shifting Demographics and Where To Look for Future Growth
2012-1Q - Shifting Manufacturing Trends Require Producers To Reassess Global Strategies
2012-1Q - The Euro Crisis and Globalization
2011-4Q - The Buck Stops Where? The Impact of a Declining Greenback Is No Longer Black and White
2011-4Q - American Manufacturing: Competing in the Years Ahead
2011-4Q - Free Trade With South Korea, Colombia and Panama: The Impact
2012-4Q - Keeping Your Most Valuable Assets Safe
2012-3Q - Innovative Thinking Begins With You
2012-3Q - Case Study: A Safe Receivables Solution
2012-3Q - Are You Ready To Innovate?
2012-2Q - Give Your Working Capital Plan An Annual Physical: How Treasury Can Sustain Cash Flow Improvements
2012-2Q - Treasury Health Chart
2012-1Q - Partnering Across Your Organization: Why Effective Working Capital Management Takes a Village
2012-1Q - Evaluating Your Suppliers
Gain in-depth knowledge on a variety of relevant industry and financial subjects—directly from Fifth Third Bank's most knowledgeable bankers. Learn more about timely topics—such as healthcare reform, innovation for banking, and electronic migration—as our bankers share important insights to help you better manage your financial interests.
Your Lockbox Program and What You Need to KnowDownload: 2.3MB
Lex Litton of Phoenix-Hecht and our own Mike Olson examine best practices, new trends and industry developments in Retail Lockbox operations. These industry experts provide insight into the most beneficial models for Retail Lockbox and how they can shape your strategy going forward.
*Please note, this is a replay of our November 2013 online seminar and therefore interaction is not enabled.
Presented by: Lex Litton of Phoenix-Hecht and our own Mike Olson, Fifth Third Bank
Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Duration: 57:25 minutes
Fifth Third Capital Markets: Interest Rate Management WebinarDownload: 2.3MB
Listen to Fifth Third Bank's Steve Randle on Interest Rate Management.
*Please note, this is a replay of our March online seminar and therefore interaction is not enabled.
Presented by: David Benjamin, VP Commercial Card - Fifth Third Bank
Date: Thursday, March 17, 2012
Duration: 55 minutes
The best defense is a good offense. Arm yourself in the fight against Payment Fraud.Download: 2.3MB
Don't wait until you become a victim to learn how fraudsters operate. Knowing what fraudsters are accomplishing and how they are affecting the majority of businesses today can help you protect your company's most valuable assets. We will reveal today's most common fraud practices, from phishing, malware, and keyloggers, to check, wire, and ACH debit fraud. Also learn tactics and tools to help you build your greatest possible defense.
*Please note, this is a replay of our January online seminar and therefore interaction is not enabled.
Presented by: Mohamed Siraj, Fifth Third Bank and Bill Dean, Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, Inc.
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013
Duration: 60 minutes
How to Maximize Working Capital with Efficient Card PaymentsDownload: 2.3MB
Fifth Third Bank's David Benjamin discusses how card payments, payment information, and the timing of payments can significantly improve your organization’s cash position. Learn best practices for implementing a comprehensive card program including Purchasing, Travel, Fleet, and Electronic Card Payables.
*Please note, this is a replay of our May online seminar and therefore interaction is not enabled.
Presented by: David Benjamin, VP Commercial Card - Fifth Third Bank
Date: Thursday, March 17, 2012
Duration: 55 minutes