An Appetite for Risk

More financial institutions have established or plan to establish a risk appetite in 2015, but many boards don’t fully understand the exercise: Forty-two percent of the respondents to Bank Director’s 2015 Risk Practices Survey, sponsored by FIS, say their board needs more training in how to oversee the bank’s risk appetite. How are bank boards approaching risk appetite?


Emily McCormick

Vice President of Editorial & Research

Emily McCormick is Vice President of Editorial & Research for Bank Director. Emily oversees research projects, from in-depth reports to Bank Director’s annual surveys on M&A, risk, compensation, governance and technology. She also manages content for the Bank Services Program. In addition to regularly speaking and moderating discussions at Bank Director’s in-person and virtual events, Emily regularly writes and edits for Bank Director magazine and BankDirector.com. She started her career in the circulation department at the Knoxville News-Sentinel, and graduated summa cum laude from The University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and International Business.