Mary is a reporter for American Banker and Contributing Editor for Bank Technology News. She was a blogger, editor, journalist and content curator for Royal Media Group, where she covered commerce and financial technology. She also served as a fashion editor for National Jeweler, where she reported on fashion shows and jewelry news. Her work has also appeared in Billboard, Cracked and a number of business media outlets. Mary grew up in the Michigan suburbs and now lives in New York with one roommate, a record player and an espresso machine. Mary is endlessly curious and follows anything that grabs her. Current interests include fintech, literature, travel, good conversation, Cat Stevens and Gidget.
Recent Stories From this Author
Old Branch Designs 'Are Toast': Umpqua's Ray Davis
May 21, 2013 Umpqua's CEO expects banks to focus on customer service and building smaller branches in the years to come.
First Trade Union Bank Debuts iPad App
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BNP Paribas to Launch Direct Bank, Focus on Mobile
May 17, 2013 BNP Paribas announced Hello bank! will be rolled out this summer to four European markets.
Case Study: Bank of the Sierra Automates Compliance Tasks
May 17, 2013 With the ever-increasing regulation burden, community banks with small staffs struggle to keep up with new and changing rules....
Square 1 Bank to Use nCino Software
May 16, 2013 nCino, which sells cloud-based bank operating software, scored a new client in Square 1 Bank of Durham, N.C.
Mountaineers Use Bank App on Mount Everest
May 15, 2013 Two Standard Chartered customers aim to earn a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for making mobile banking...
Android's Mobile Dominance Fails to Simplify Bank App Development
May 14, 2013 The Google operating system’s share of the smartphone market rose to 74% in the first quarter, Gartner reports. However,...
FIS to Provide Core Banking to Sainsbury's Bank
May 10, 2013 Sainsbury's Bank announced it will outsource its retail banking operations to FIS as it becomes a wholly owned bank in the...
Branch Closures Drive Customers Away: Survey
May 9, 2013 New research from Synergistics points out the unintended consequences of branch closures.
Consumers Increasingly Comfortable with Mobile Banking
May 8, 2013 New research suggests that consumers are becoming more comfortable using mobile devices for their financial services' needs.