Author: Michelle Di Gangi

The Bagel Deli: Small business with a big following

Michelle Di Gangi
Small Business Banking
Joe & Rhoda Kaplan side-by-side in the deli

The biggest challenge is maintaining the quality in an ever-changing landscape. We strive to consistently provide the finest food and service possible.

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Succession & retirement planning: a double challenge for business owners

Michelle Di Gangi
Small Business Banking
Mother and daughter doing some woodworking in their studio.

The company is often the primary asset, so tapping into its value is essential to finance retirement.

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Building up resistance: Q&A with ‘She Started It’ filmmaker Nora Poggi

Michelle Di Gangi
Small Business Banking
Michelle Di Gangi onstage with Nora Poggi, who is speaking.

“We want women and girls who will see the film to know that they can take risks, that failure is OK, and that it is worth trying something you are passionate about.”

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Making ways to promote and retain female leaders

Michelle Di Gangi
Small Business Banking
Young business woman sharing her ideas with 3 colleagues in a sunny office.

Within smaller companies, it’s critical for managers at all levels to “buy in” to this vision and understand the reasons why gender diversity will be a boon for the company.

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