Sharing Knowledge Series

Westfield Bank

Sharing Knowledge Series is a video and podcast series that brings you insights on banking from the perspective of business owners, insurance agents, and individuals from all backgrounds with the same passion for the pursuit of financial freedom.

Each episode, host Kevin Vonderau is joined by industry experts and partners. Together, they’ll exchange ideas, highlight best practices and address top business challenges to help you succeed.

All Episodes

In the ninth episode of the Sharing Knowledge Series, our host and chief lending officer, Kevin Vonderau, is joined by Robert DeJournett, CDM, vice president of opportunity and inclusion at Greater Akron Chamber, and Julie Brandle, president and founder at Metis Construction Services. Together, they discuss the principles businesses embrace as they start the journey of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We want to hear your feedback. Take our survey at westfield-bank.com/sks Have questions? Email westfield-bank@westfield-bank.com. For legal information and resources, visit westfield-bank.com/sharing-knowledge/disclaimer.

Oct 28

42 min 52 sec

In the eighth episode of the Sharing Knowledge Series, our host and chief lending officer, Kevin Vonderau, is joined by Eric Kempthorn, president at Kempthorn Motors, and Steve Butler, Westfield Insurance, personal lines product management & underwriting practices leader. Together, they explore the future of the automotive and insurance industries and the financial partnership that makes both possible. We want to hear your feedback. Take our survey at westfield-bank.com/sks. Have questions? Email westfield-bank@westfield-bank.com. For legal information and resources, visit westfield-bank.com/sharing-knowledge/disclaimer.

Aug 18

35 min 16 sec

In the seventh episode of the Sharing Knowledge Series, our host and chief lending officer, Kevin Vonderau, is joined by Michael Jarrett, president at Jarrett Logistics Systems, and Jason Stevenson (CIC, CPIA, MBA), vice president at Oswald. Together, they discuss the future of transportation and logistics, while exploring its impact on the insurance industry. We want to hear your feedback. Take our survey at westfield-bank.com/sks. Have questions? Email westfield-bank@westfield-bank.com. For legal information and resources, visit westfield-bank.com/sharing-knowledge/disclaimer.

Jul 20

30 min 52 sec

In the sixth episode of Westfield Bank’s Sharing Knowledge Series, host Kevin Vonderau is joined by Yvette Zingery (NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED AP), partner & interior design leader at SoL Harris/Day Architecture, and Dan Spring (SIOR), president & NAI business director at NAI Spring. Together, they explore the idea of the future of work and what it means for business and employees. Have questions? Email westfield-bank@westfield-bank.com. Have feedback? Please complete the brief survey at westfield-bank.com/sharing-knowledge-series to share what conversations from the Sharing Knowledge series have been most valuable to you and what topics you’d like to see us cover in the future. For legal information and resources, visit westfield-bank.com/sharing-knowledge/disclaimer.

Jun 2

31 min 15 sec

In the fifth episode of Westfield Bank’s Sharing Knowledge Series, host Kevin Vonderau is joined by Diana Moeglin, director of service delivery and business operations at V2 Technology, and LuAnn Unrue, chief strategy officer at Environmental Design Group. Together, they explore the topic of digital transformation and their strategies to create a cycle of innovation for businesses. Have questions? Email westfield-bank@westfield-bank.com. For legal information and resources, visit westfield-bank.com/sharing-knowledge/disclaimer.

May 5

37 min 36 sec

In the fourth episode of Westfield Bank’s Sharing Knowledge Series, host Kevin Vonderau is joined by Scot Flueckiger, corporate controller at UIS Insurance and Investments, Scott Dickey, senior account executive at UIS Insurance and Investments, and Mike Wagar, SVP and market leader of agency banking at Westfield Bank. Together, they explore the topic of mergers and acquisitions and its importance to growing businesses and insurance agencies. Have questions? Email westfield-bank@westfield-bank.com. For legal information and resources, visit westfield-bank.com/sharing-knowledge/disclaimer.

Mar 16

27 min 28 sec

In the third episode of Westfield Bank’s Sharing Knowledge Series, host Kevin Vonderau is joined by Jarrod Long, CTP, senior vice president and treasury management leader at Westfield Bank and Ken Fange, president at On Technology Partners. Together, they explore the topic of cybersecurity and its importance to businesses and individuals in our digital age. Have questions? Email westfield-bank@westfield-bank.com. For legal information and resources, visit westfield-bank.com/sharing-knowledge/disclaimer.

Feb 18

28 min 54 sec

In the second episode of Westfield Bank’s Sharing Knowledge Series, host Kevin Vonderau is joined by Brian Toma CFP®, AIF®, managing partner and owner at Freeman Heyne Toma Financial Advisors and Jon Park, Westfield Banks founder, chairman, and CEO. Together, they analyze current market conditions in order to present an economic outlook and provide a vision for the path forward in 2021. Have questions? Email westfield-bank@westfield-bank.com. For legal information and resources, visit westfield-bank.com/sharing-knowledge/disclaimer.

Dec 2020

34 min 13 sec

In the inaugural episode of Westfield Bank’s Sharing Knowledge Series, host Kevin Vonderau is joined by Shawn Ely, Managing Director, Lazear Capital Partners, as well as Patrick Helmuth, CEO, P. Graham Dunn Inc. Together, they explore the journey that small businesses experience as they grow and prosper – identifying and investigating all stages of the business longevity lifecycle as well as options for succession planning, with special focus on Employee Stock Ownership. Have questions? Email westfield-bank@westfield-bank.com. For legal information and resources, visit westfield-bank.com/sharing-knowledge/disclaimer.

Nov 2020

36 min 54 sec

Introducing Sharing Knowledge Series, a new podcast series from Westfield Bank. Sharing Knowledge Series is a video and podcast series that brings you insights on banking from the perspective of business owners, insurance agents, and individuals from all backgrounds with the same passion for the pursuit of financial freedom. Each episode, host Kevin Vonderau is joined by industry experts and partners. Together, they’ll exchange ideas, highlight best practices and address top business challenges to help you succeed. Have questions? Email westfield-bank@westfield-bank.com. For legal information and resources, visit westfield-bank.com/sharing-knowledge/disclaimer.

Oct 2020

23 sec