Paul Davis is Editor of Community Banking and M&A at American Banker. Prior to American Banker, he was News Editor at SNL Financial and a senior banking reporter for American City Business Journals. He also served as Director of Social Media for the Wake Forest University Schools of Business. He has provided banking commentary for Investor’s Business Daily, BBC World News and PBS Nightly Business Report. He has a bachelor’s degree in government and foreign affairs from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Wake Forest University.