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  • Article | Strategy
  • February 7th, 2014

A Banker’s Story: Lessons from a Start Up Bank

The CEO of Avenue Bank writes about the strategy that has allowed his bank to grow.

  • Viewpoint | Strategy
  • January 24th, 2014

Building a Capital Plan for Your Bank

Dory Wiley of Commerce Street Capital discusses what the market is like for bank stocks, and why it’s important for boards to communicate their plans for shareholder returns.

  • Article | Strategy
  • January 22nd, 2014

What Can Banks Learn From Call of Duty?

Sutherland Global Services’ Beth Merle writes about what banks can learn from the social media successes behind Activision’s Call of Duty game.

  • Article | Strategy
  • January 20th, 2014

Maximizing the Value of Being Publicly Traded

OTC Markets’ CEO R. Cromwell Coulson is interviewed about how banks and thrifts can improve their value when they trade off a major exchange.

  • Article | Strategy
  • November 20th, 2013

A Banker’s Story: What are Your Values?

Huntington Bank’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Steinour talks about the bank’s brand transformation and efforts to attract the next generation of bankers.

  • Article | Strategy
  • October 9th, 2013

Banks Increasingly Move to Public Markets

Maggie Chou of OTC Markets Group writes about the outlook for bank stocks and the reasons small community banks are turning to the public markets.

  • Research | Strategy
  • September 9th, 2013

2013 Bank Board & Executive Survey: Rising Optimism on Banking

The results of the 2013 Bank Board & Executive Survey reveal bank leaders’ plans to grow, what worries them most and thoughts on the regulatory and economic climate.

  • Article | Strategy
  • September 4th, 2013

Should Your Bank Do Business With Bitcoin?

Courtney Stolz of Bryan Cave LLP writes about the growing alternative currency and what banks should do about it.

  • Viewpoint | Strategy
  • August 5th, 2013

How Banks Can Tap a Growing Health Care Market

Doug Esposito, a health care financing expert with 18 years of experience answers questions about health care financing.

  • Article | Strategy
  • July 24th, 2013

Expert Panel: What Mistakes Do Banks Commonly Make?

As Bank Director gets ready for its Western Peer Exchange, we asked the experts attending the conference to tell us what common mistake banks make.