Eric Hardmeyer, Bank of North Dakota CEO. Photo courtesy BND.
As New Jersey launches its new Public Bank Implementation Board, Mike Catalini of the Associated Press turns to public banker Eric Hardmeyer, Bank of North Dakota CEO, for his input. Hardmeyer says building public support for the state bank is key:
“If you get public sentiment on your side saying, ‘This is an issue that we want to solve and this is the tool,’ that’s a big part of approval that you need.”