Committees : Governance

Bank Services
Article | May 19th, 2022

The Promise and the Peril of Director Term Limits

While one large bank has found success with director term limits, they may not be the corporate governance fix for all banks.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Research | May 16th, 2022

2022 Governance Best Practices Survey: Culture & Composition

The annual survey explores the attributes of a strong board.

By: Laura Alix, director of research at Bank Director
Article | April 1st, 2022

Improving Bank Culture By Being an Ally

The right policies alone cannot shift a bank’s culture; it’s critical that employees become part of the cause.

By: Jennifer Ortale
Video | March 30th, 2022

Focusing on ESG

Find out what boards need to know about environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

By: Mandi Simpson, Al Dominick
Article | March 29th, 2022

The Rustle About the Russell

Recent regulatory updates offer a viable alternative for smaller banks that want to provide liquidity to shareholders without the time and expense of an exchange listing.

By: Laura Hamilton
Article | March 24th, 2022

How to Craft a Succession Planning Process

Effective succession planning takes intentional focus from the board and CEO to ensure an effective outcome.

By: J. Scott Petty
BD Article
Article | January 31st, 2022

Banks Enter a New Era of Corporate Morality

Environmental, social and governance programs are an opportunity for banks to communicate their corporate values to a broad stakeholder constituency.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | January 27th, 2022

Information Overload

Reading through a voluminous board packet can seem like cramming for a major exam, but experienced directors learn what shortcuts they can safely take.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | January 20th, 2022

How Lead Independent Directors Drive Effective Boards

Effective and productive lead directors share several key attributes that make them successful and productive leaders.

By: Susan Sabo, Todd Sprang
Article | December 14th, 2021

Laying Down a Foundation for Bank Boards Through Assessment, Alignment

Banks can use a board assessment and alignment to create strategies that position them for growth and prepare them for unexpected changes in the industry.

By: J. Scott Petty