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Mary Beth Guard

Mary Beth Guard is one of the four co-founders of BankersOnline and is now Editor Emeritus, after more than 16 years of serving as Executive Editor. She was instrumental in the creation and expansion of BankersOnline, as well as the launch more than a decade ago of BOL Conferences, Inc. and its continued operation and growth. Mary Beth is also the director of, the premier subscription-based compliance service now being offered online. Also, Mary Beth serves as CEO of Glia Group, Inc., which produces BOL Learning Connect. For more than three decades, Mary Beth has utilized her background as an attorney to focus on banking industry issues, first as general counsel for the Oklahoma State Banking Department, then as general counsel for the Oklahoma Bankers Association, prior to her work with BankersOnline.

Mary Beth has presented training programs for virtually every major national financial industry association, as well as more than a dozen state bankers associations and a host of other organizations. She is a frequent presenter of webinars and seminars. In addition, Mary Beth has written more than a thousand banking-related articles and is BOL Guru #1.

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Recorded on February 21, 2018

Dealing with Subpoenas

Dealing with Subpoenas

Subpoena? Don’t freak out! When you receive a subpoena or other legal process, you need to methodically move through a framework for analysis that will aid you in determining what you need to do and how to do it.

Recorded on January 24, 2018

Bank Obligations to ID Theft Victims

Recorded on December 11, 2017

Telling Your Customer to Take a Hike!

Telling Your Customer to Take a Hike!

Are you banking the “customer from hell”? Why? Sometimes you need to un-bank an individual or entity, or even refuse to open an account in the first place.

Recorded on November 29, 2017

Banking Myths Dispelled

Banking Myths Dispelled

Does this sound familiar? You “know” there is a particular requirement, yet you cannot find its source, no matter how much you research? It’s possible that you are dealing with an urban legend of banking.

Recorded on September 21, 2017

Why we do it …Operations

Why we do it …Operations

So many “rules.” And piles of policies combined with an endless list of procedures, many of which don’t seem to make sense or seem like overkill. Is it really necessary to follow them all? Yes, actually it is. What you may not understand is why.


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