Leader interview: Nichols puts priority on bringing banks together

American Bankers Association CEO Rob Nichols—who succeeded Frank Keating in January—aims to end "bank-on-bank violence" and increase the industry's political clout during a time of partisan gridlock. "Even if it's around just one issue of alignment, we're going to have a better chance of seeing success," he told CEO Update in a recent interview. "Even if the bedfellows might be a little strange."