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Blythe Masters' Blockchain-Tech Startup Turns to M&A

Digital Asset Holdings, the blockchain technology startup led by JPMorgan Chase alum Blythe Masters, is expanding its capabilities by acquiring other such firms.


SRS Acquiom, a provider of mergers-and-acquisitions services, has appointed former JPMorgan Chase executive Heidi Miller to its board. »


Citizens Financial Group in Providence, R.I., has named two new state presidents for Citizens Bank in Connecticut and Massachusetts. »


We asked bank chief financial officers what advice they would give their younger selves. Here is what they wish they'd known when they started their careers. »

SmartFinancial in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., has hired a chief experience and strategy officer, ahead of its planned acquisition of Cornerstone Bancshares in Chattanooga, Tenn.

As marketplace lenders and other startups nibble away at the profitable parts of banking, executives like B of A's Cathy Bessant discuss how banks can defend against "unbundling," as part of our Digital Banking Summit.
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Rita Lowman, chief operating officer at C1 Financial in St. Petersburg, Fla., has been named chairwoman-elect of the Florida Bankers Association.

HomeStreet in Seattle has hired Melba Bartels as chief financial officer, filling a position that has been vacant since March 2012.

Corporate women's networks are meant to help put more women in power. But they've caught a lot of flak in recent years for failing to deliver results.
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Central Pacific Financial in Honolulu has named Catherine Ngo chief executive and also appointed a new chief financial officer.

Women in banking are making big strides — but there's still a long way to go before achieving gender parity at the executive level. Here's how up-and-comers can carve out a path to the top.

First National Bank Alaska in Anchorage has appointed Betsy Lawer as chairwoman. She succeeds her father, D.H. Cuddy, as chair of the $3.4 billion-asset company. Cuddy died on May 12 at age 94. She was unanimously elected chairwoman this week.

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