Committees : Compensation

Article | August 25th, 2017

A Cautionary Tale for Compensation Committee Members

A consent order levied against the director of a small Wisconsin bank reminds committee members to thoroughly execute their duties.

By: David Freeman, Robert Azarow, Eleni Zanias, Michael Mancusi, Kevin Toomey, Kathleen Wechter
Video | August 14th, 2017

Managing Today’s Compensation Risk

What questions should directors ask about incentive compensation plans?

By: Todd A. Leone, Gayle J. Appelbaum
Article | July 31st, 2017

Preparing for Challenges to Director Equity Compensation

Stockholder challenges to director compensation are rarely dismissed early, so be careful when dealing with this important issue.

By: John Gorman
Video | July 25th, 2017

Compensation Planning In Today’s Talent Market

Compensation plans should be tailored to each employee’s needs in today’s competitive talent market.

By: David Fritz, Jr.
viewpoint | July 17th, 2017

The Value of Customized Deferred Compensation

A deferred compensation plan (DCP) can be used to help your bank recruit, retain and reward top and rising talent.

By: David Shoemaker, Beth Taylor
Article | June 23rd, 2017

Do You Have Effective Incentive Plans for Your Commercial Lenders?

This article helps bank executives and board members evaluate the incentive pay for some of the highest paid employees in the bank.

By: Bryan Lemke
Article | June 16th, 2017

Reward Key Officers with a 401(k) Look-Alike Plan

Bank boards may want to reward and retain executives through this special compensation plan.

By: Trey Deupree
Research | June 5th, 2017

2017 Compensation Survey: Procrastination About CEO Succession

Many boards haven’t determined who will replace the CEO when that executive retires or leaves the bank.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of editorial & research for Bank Director
Article | May 24th, 2017

Dangling the Carrot: How Banks Can Approach Incentive Compensation

This article describes appropriate triggers and do’s and don’ts for bank executive incentive pay.

By: Patrick Murphy
Article | May 15th, 2017

General Account BOLI Sales Dominate Market in 2016

Equias Alliance’s David Shoemaker and Ken Derks write about sales trends in the BOLI market in 2016 and why overall BOLI premium declined last year.

By: David Shoemaker, Ken Derks