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article | Governance September 12th, 2019

Best Practices for Onboarding New Directors

Joining a bank board doesn’t have to be a confusing experience for new members. Here are some practical takeaways for creating thoughtful, educational onboarding programs.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Governance April 18th, 2019

Why Your Board’s Risk Committee Structure Matters

Boards should examine their committee structure for opportunities to enhance risk oversight. Find out more in this exclusive analysis from Bank Director’s 2019 Risk Survey.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Governance October 11th, 2018

A Roadmap for Productive Board Discussions

Here’s what should be on your board’s agenda, along with tips to promote effective discussions.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Governance June 22nd, 2018

How to Recruit Younger Directors

Younger directors can provide a fresh perspective. Here’s how to get them on your board.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Governance June 13th, 2017

Why You Still Can’t Ignore Succession Planning

Your bank’s CEO may not plan to retire soon, but make sure the pay is attractive and there’s a plan in place.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Governance April 13th, 2017

Needed: CISOs to Play Cyber Chess with Skilled Hackers

Does your bank need a chief information security officer?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Compensation March 14th, 2017

Understanding Your Bank’s Change-in-Control Severance Liability

You might be surprised to find out what’s in your change-in-control agreements and how it could affect a potential sale of the bank.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Compensation February 16th, 2017

S-Corporation Banks Reap Biggest ESOP Benefits

This article describes the various benefits of Employee Stock Ownership Plans, as well as how to be careful with them.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Governance December 15th, 2016

Onboard New Directors to Help Speed Up the Learning Curve

Most new bank directors face a steep learning curve, but here are some suggestions that should help.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | Lending November 17th, 2016

Finding Loans in All the Right Places

Just because your bank isn’t located in a high growth market doesn’t mean that you can’t find good loans to power its profitability.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director