Talent Is Key to Making Tech Work

A key theme to come out of the second day of Acquire or Be Acquired is the link between technology, talent and strategy, says Emily McCormick, Bank Director’s vice president of editorial and research. As digital transformation becomes an ongoing strategic priority for banks, it’s crucial to have people to make that happen and not let IT drive the conversation.


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.