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  • Article | Governance
  • June 30th, 2014
  • DirectorCorps

Getting Business for Your Bank: How to Get Involved at the Board Level

Some banks take aggressive measures to get board members involved.

  • Article | Governance
  • May 23rd, 2014

What Makes a Banking Leader

Alan Kaplan of Kaplan & Associates writes about what to look for in a successful CEO.

  • Article | Governance
  • May 21st, 2014

Bank Director’s Story: How the Board of Congressional Bank Evaluated Itself

A bank director at Congressional Bank describes how her board carried out a self-assessment, and got more than it anticipated.

  • Article | Governance
  • February 24th, 2014

CEO Evaluations: Providing Feedback that Makes a Difference

Pearl Meyer & Partners’ Laura Hay offers suggestions on a more effective evaluation process.

  • Article | Governance
  • January 13th, 2014
  • DirectorCorps

Recruiting the Right Directors for Your Board—and Getting Rid of the Wrong Ones

This article explains how to go about assessing the quality of your board, recruiting new members and getting rid of ineffective directors.

  • Article | Governance
  • October 23rd, 2013

The Board’s Role in Succession Planning

Attorneys at Barack Ferrazzano discuss the board’s fiduciary duty in succession planning, questions to ask management, and how to address board succession.

  • Article | Governance
  • October 11th, 2013

Succession at the Top: Lessons Learned from CEO Transitions

Alan Kaplan of Kaplan & Associates, Inc., draws on his experiences with succession planning to offer advice for boards.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 30th, 2013

Part I: Best Practices of Bank Boards

Jim McAlpin of Bryan Cave LLP offers the top 10 best practices for bank boards, culled from his and his partners’ experiences attending hundreds of board meetings during the past several decades.

  • Video | Governance
  • May 1st, 2013

How to Build a High Performing Bank Board

Joan Susie, CEO of Bank Director, shares how high performing bank boards approach the challenge of recruiting, identifying and developing talented directors.

  • Article | Governance
  • March 21st, 2013

Digital Directors: A Powerful Boardroom Addition

Adding directors with digital experience can greatly increase the board's ability to provide advice and oversight on the range of digital challenges and opportunities banks are facing. But in doing so, there are several issues for boards to consider.

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