Committees : Governance

Bank Services
video | January 19th, 2021

Unit 28: Creating a Strategically Aligned Board

Scott Petty of Chartwell Partners shares why it’s important to evaluate the board’s composition and outlines the assessment process in this Online Training Series video.

By: J. Scott Petty
Bank Services
article | January 14th, 2021

The Buck Stops With the Board

This exclusive analysis digs further into Bank Director’s recent RankingBanking study and Governance Best Practices Survey to explore four key areas that build an effective board.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
video | December 29th, 2020

Four Essential Governance Practices

James McAlpin Jr., a partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, shares recommended practices for bank boards, based on the 2020 Governance Best Practices Survey.

By: Jim McAlpin
article | November 3rd, 2020

How to Combat Bank D&O Headwinds

Banks can take five steps to make their D&O renewals smoother, given that the pandemic has reduced capacity, increased rates and caused underwriters to scrutinize all new and existing business.

By: Dennis Gustafson
Bank Services
article | October 15th, 2020

Is an Independent Chair a Best Practice?

Does splitting the chairman and CEO roles necessarily improve a bank’s financial performance?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
research | October 5th, 2020

Governance Survey Results: Directors Sound Off on Diversity, Performance

Bank Director's Governance Survey focuses on five core components of strong boards.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | July 14th, 2020

Cast a Wider Net for Your Next Director

Avoid the “who do we know” scramble when filling your board’s next vacancy.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | May 28th, 2020

On the Radar For the Pandemic’s Next Phase

Banks should prepare to address several emerging issues as they transition to the next stage of the pandemic reaction and fallout.

By: Patrick Hanchey
BD Article
article | April 27th, 2020

Coronavirus Tests Banks’ Emergency Succession Planning

Boards should look closely at the details of their emergency succession plans, given the unpredictable and uncertain nature of the coronavirus crisis.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | April 24th, 2020

How the Covid-19 Crisis Turned One CEO Into Counselor in Chief

Executives know how to manage their bank’s balance sheet during a crisis; managing their employees through it is another matter entirely.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director