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  • Article | Governance
  • October 1st, 2015

What to Look for in Your Next CEO: Part I

In the first of a two-part series, Alan Kaplan explores ten technical skills needed by bank CEOs today.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 30th, 2015

Sorting Necessary from Noise: How to Focus Your Board’s Time

FinPro Inc. offers 11 ways boards can cut through the chatter and focus on the most important issues for the institution.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 22nd, 2015
  • BD Article

Three Secrets to Running a High Performance Bank

Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan writes about common traits for high performing banks, based on the history of the Bank Performance Scorecard.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 2nd, 2015

Is Your Board Suitably Engaged?

A highly functioning board of directors exhibits four common qualities.

  • Video | Governance
  • July 28th, 2015

Asking the Right Questions: How a Board Should Approach Credible Challenge

Lynn McKenzie of KPMG LLP lays out the importance of the credible challenge to management and how to best approach the process in the boardroom.

  • Article | Governance
  • July 27th, 2015
  • BD Article

What Makes a Great Bank CEO

Looking forward to the next 10 years, Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan writes about the qualities future bank CEOs will need.

  • Article | Governance
  • July 17th, 2015

The Link Between Board Diversity and Smart Business

Bryan Cave LLP attorneys Jim McAlpin and Michael Shumaker explain why board diversity helps corporate performance.

  • Article | Governance
  • July 17th, 2015
  • DirectorCorps

What New Directors Are You Adding to Your Board?

Bank Director poses the question to our membership group, and finds a similar theme throughout.

  • Article | Governance
  • May 11th, 2015

What Makes Great Boards Great?

Alan Kaplan describes five qualities of a great board of directors.

  • Article | Governance
  • April 15th, 2015

Ownership Succession for Family-Owned Banks: Building the Right Estate Plan

This article describes what to do to protect the bank, your family and your investment.

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