Bryan Yurcan is a senior writer with American Banker, with a focus on financial technology. Prior to American Banker, Bryan served as an editor with Bank Systems & Technology for nearly four years, as well as holding various other editorial roles for B2B tech and business publications. Bryan has been a guest speaker at bank technology industry conferences and has been quoted on the subject in numerous publications, including the Providence Business Journal and Columbus Dispatch.
Many banks talk about the need to replace legacy core systems, but relatively few go through with it. The CEO of Mechanics Cooperative Bank in Massachusetts explains the case he made to his board that the promise outweighed the risk.