CEO Evaluations: Positioning the Bank for Success

A surprising number of boards don’t have a process in place to evaluate their most valuable player: the chief executive officer. But every bank should have a process in place, to provide the CEO not only with recognition for his accomplishments, but also to provide feedback, support and direction. “I think a board that is undertaking a CEO evaluation should be applauded because I’m amazed how many boards do not,” says Jim McAlpin, a partner at Bryan Cave LLP. Gayle Appelbaum, a principal with compensation consulting firm McLagan, has talked to CEOs with long tenures at their institutions that have…

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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 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.