Profitable Growth Paper instructions: Profitable growth is critical for the survival of all banks. A. Based on current economic forecasts, what are the prospects for community banks over the next year and what strategies would you suggest for community banks with respect to balance sheet and revenue growth. B. What is the role for banks, more specifically medium sized community banks, in the decade ahead? Is there a future for community banking in the U.S. financial landscape? What do we need to do to guarantee our future?