CapitalMark Earns 11th Consecutive 5-Star Rating

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Kenny Dyer
Kenny Dyer

CapitalMark Bank & Trust earned a 5-Star rating for its strength, stability and overall performance as a financial institution by BauerFinancial.  

BauerFinancial is an independent rating and research firm out of Coral Gables, Fla., that analyzes the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions. Using metrics such as capital quality, asset quality and profitability, BauerFinancial awards 5-Star ratings to institutions it identifies as the strongest in the nation. This quarter marks the 11th consecutive quarter that CapitalMark has been awarded a 5-Star Superior Rating by BauerFinancial. 

Banking Group President Kenny Dyer states, “We are seeing the positive results our model and dedicated Banker Teams are producing.” The CapitalMark model aligns one Banker Team per client for all their business and personal banking needs and deploys technology and courier services to bring banking to the client.  

Mr. Dyer continued, “Not only are the Banker Teams able to see a full financial snapshot with the One-Banker model, they are empowered to customize banking solutions and use local decision making to ultimately better serve the client. Our ability to be nimble and responsive combined with local decision making especially benefits our commercial clients because we can apply local market knowledge to better understand a client’s unique financial situation.” 




Business After Hours And Ridgeland High School Artists Reception Will Be May 12

The Walker County Chamber will host the Business After Hours and the Ridgeland High School Artists Reception – Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America celebrates the connection between Amercians and sports in our heritage. The event will be at the 6th Cavalry Museum on May 12, from 4-6 p.m. Hometown Teams captures the stories that unfold on the neighborhood fields and courts, ... (click for more)

Senator David Perdue Says The Debt Crisis Is Directly Impacting The Ability To Protect The Nation

Senator David Perdue, a member of the Senate Budget and Foreign Relations Committees, on Thursday highlighted the impact the federal debt crisis is having on the country’s ability to support the military and protect the nation.   Here are highlights: Responsibly Funding The Federal Government:  “The primary role of Congress is to responsibly fund the federal ... (click for more)

Representative Jimmy Duncan Endorses Donald Trump For President

Representative John J. Duncan, Jr., one of the most senior Republicans in the House and the only Republican remaining in Congress who voted against the Iraq War today endorsed Donald Trump for president. Rep. Duncan said, “With only four percent of the world’s population, we buy 25 percent of the world’s goods. Every country wants into our markets. We have tremendous leverage ... (click for more)

5 Considered For Cleveland City Manager Position

Five names were selected  Friday  by a citizens advisory committee to send to the Cleveland City Council for consideration as the next Cleveland city manager. The five are Angie Carrier, Joe Fivas, Mark Reeter, Seth Sumner and Julie Underwood. The list is being sent in alphabetical order so no one has an advantage when the city council considers the candidates. ... (click for more)

Jill Levine Is An Educational Rock Star

No one has covered the Hamilton County Department of Education drama better than Roy Exum.  Thank you, Roy, but I take issue with your unnamed sources.  Professional jealousy and sour grape darts should not be anonymous.   HCDE is so dysfunctional, and there is good cause to place this public organization under a microscope, dissect it into pieces and discard all ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Settle It With A Vote

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, which I consider a pretty good authority on what words really mean, defines “freedom” in this way:  “The quality or state of being free: such as, (a) the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action; (b) liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another; (c) independence -- the quality or state of being exempt ... (click for more)