Five Key Trends Driving Banking Today

Video Length: 9 Minutes
Released: March 2016
Presenter: Jack Milligan
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Financial institutions today face competitive pressures amid an uncertain economic environment, but which forces are having the most impact on today’s banking landscape? In this Board Brief, a part of Bank Director’s Online Training Series, Jack Milligan, editor in chief of Bank Director magazine, shares five key trends that every bank board needs to pay attention to in 2016.

Topics Include:

  • Interest Rates
  • The U.S. Economy
  • Asset Quality
  • M&A
  • Digital Banking

A glossary of banking terms is included with each video unit.

About the Presenter:
Jack Milligan is the editor in chief of Bank Director magazine, a position to which he brings over 30 years of experience in financial journalism organizations.

Mr. Milligan’s professional background includes stints as editor in chief of U.S. Banker; a leading magazine covering the banking industry; editor in chief at SNL Financial, a research and publishing company specializing in financial services; and general editor at Institutional Investor, a prominent financial magazine.

He has written for a number of other publications including Bank Director, ABA Banking Journal, American Banker, Time Digital (later renamed On magazine) and Newsweek International. He has also written extensively about corporate governance and is the author of “The Guidebook to Effective Bank Board Committees,” published by America’s Community Bankers, and has written several units in ACB’s “Community Bank Directors Workshop” educational series.

Tricia Lesh

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Tricia Lesh is Vice President of Marketing for Bank Director and manages the production and development projects for BankDirector.com and FinXTech.com. In addition, Tricia is focused on leading the direction of the company’s marketing, public relations and branding initiatives. A graduate of Belmont University, Tricia has more than 20+ years of experience in the financial industry, working in institutions with assets ranging from $500 million to $2.2 billion.