Committees : Compensation

Video | January 2nd, 2014

How We Pay the CEO: A Board Member’s View

Kimberly Ellwanger of Heritage Financial Corporation shares her board’s approach to structuring the CEO’s incentive pay plan.

By: Kimberly Ellwanger
Video | December 26th, 2013

How Developing a Compensation Program is Like Building a House

Susan O’Donnell of Meridian Compensation Partners describes three main components compensation committees should consider when assessing their bank’s compensation programs.

By: Susan O'Donnell
Article | December 20th, 2013

Designing the Pay-For-Performance SERP: Executive Retirement Plans Transformed

Scott Richardson says it’s possible to have the benefits of a traditional SERP but tie those benefits to the bank’s performance.

By: Scott Richardson
Video | December 19th, 2013

Case Study: The Perfect Peer Group

The compensation committee chairman for First Business Financial Services, Inc. shares the process behind forming a peer group.

By: Barbara Stephens
Article | December 11th, 2013

Getting Shareholders to Say “Yes” to Your Pay Plan

Territorial Bancorp’s Vice Chairman Vernon Hirata describes lessons learned from a say on pay vote.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director
Article | December 9th, 2013

How Mergers Can Impact Deferred Compensation Plans: Part II

What happens if your change in control agreement with an executive triggers a golden parachute tax? Equias Alliance discusses strategies.

By: David Shoemaker, Becky Pressgrove
Article | December 6th, 2013

Designing The Bank’s Incentive Plan

Daniel Rodda of Meridian Compensation Partners writes about designing the ideal plan for your bank.

By: Daniel Rodda
Article | December 2nd, 2013

The Well Written Compensation Philosophy

Matt Brei at Blanchard Consulting Group writes about developing a compensation philosophy for your organization.

By: Matt Brei
Research | November 18th, 2013

Quizzing Bank Compensation Leaders

What challenges do compensation committees and human resources executives face when it comes to finding and retaining top talent?

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | November 15th, 2013

CEO Pay Ratio: How It Will (And Won’t) Work

Kristine Oliver discusses the SEC’s proposed rule on calculating the CEO pay ratio to the median worker.

By: Kristine Oliver