Articles by Fabio Biasella
Fabio Biasella, vp and managing director, client advisory services
Fabio joined RFG in March of 2002 with 14 years of experience in the retail financial services industry. As a private banker and trust banker with various financial institutions including US Bank and Wells Fargo, Fabio developed strategic initiatives to establish and manage new retail banking offices, and market financial products and services to existing client segments. Fabio manages RFG's strategic advisory and consulting solutions group. On a personal level, Fabio was born in Italy and came to the U.S. at the age of one. Keeping with his heritage, Fabio is fluent in Italian, loves to cook (and eat!) and makes his own wine. To our knowledge, he has never endorsed any butter-like spreads or romance novels.
The staid checking account has come a long way in just the past few years. Remote deposit capture, mobile banking, social payments, prepaid debit cards and other new products are transforming how consumers use their checking accounts.
Lately I have been spending a lot more time than customary speaking with clients about generating deeper relationships with their customers. It seems that in these tough economic times, institutions are sharpening their focus on developing the franchise they currently possess.
The world’s my home, when I’m mobile … The lyrics of “Going Mobile,” The Who’s 1971 classic, come to mind each time the idea of mobile banking comes up. The notion of unfettered mobility and its ensuing bliss has many of our clients seeking unrestricted connectedness to their customers by contemplating or moving on expensive investments in these services.