How Two Community Banks Added Remote Directors, and Why More Should
Community banks may want to consider directors that are remote but bring essential skills, experiences and perspectives.Read Article
The current need for more robust wealth management offerings, coupled with advances in easy-to-deploy technology, means that community banks can now offer more holistic, lifecycle financial advice.
In this Board Brief, Bank Director CEO Al Dominick breaks down what bank boards should know about key technology concepts facing the industry today.
First Financial Bankshares Chairman and CEO F. Scott Dueser talks about some of the factors behind the institution’s long-term success, his views on Covid-19 vaccine mandates — and an ill-fated cover shoot for Bank Director magazine in 2014.
Banks should be aware of several trends in the current fraud landscape to prevent loss and stay a step ahead of financial crime.
Banks should prepare for greater legalization around marijuana usage, increased licensing activity and the potential for federal legislation as they create their cannabis banking strategy for the year ahead.
Technology plays a profound role in today’s banking industry, but too many boards lack the expertise to connect technology to their institution’s business strategy. Uncover more about technology governance in this exclusive analysis from Bank Director’s 2021 Technology Survey.
Banks should evaluate the tradeoffs and potential returns that come with offering fixed-rate loans and explore alternative solutions to address margin pressure.
New regulatory studies point to an alignment of culture and values when it comes to fintech partnerships.
Every bank likely has exposure to cryptocurrency in some capacity; savvy institutions will ensure they understand their current exposure.
Banks can minimize or eliminate the need for customers to actively wait for service with a more efficient, attention-free service model.