Committees : Governance

BD Article
article | March 4th, 2015

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Ultimately, directors' effectiveness will depend on how much they know about the business of banking and, specifically, their own bank, writes Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | February 25th, 2015

Women Who Serve as CEOs Talk About the Glass Ceiling

OTC Markets Group’s Maggie Chou interviews women in senior leadership positions at OTCQX banks, and finds that being yourself is key.

By: Maggie Chou
BD Article
article | February 11th, 2015

Why Aren’t There More Women Leaders in Banking?

There is only one woman who heads an S&P 500 bank. Editor Jack Milligan considers the problem.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
article | January 22nd, 2015

How Old Is Too Old To Serve?

Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan writes about one of the most sensitive topics on bank boards.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
viewpoint | October 22nd, 2014

Assembling the Right Board

Jim McAlpin of Bryan Cave LLP explains that what should be included in a board's strategic plan.

By: Jim McAlpin
Bank Services
article | June 30th, 2014

Getting Business for Your Bank: How to Get Involved at the Board Level

Some banks take aggressive measures to get board members involved.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director
article | May 23rd, 2014

What Makes a Banking Leader

Alan Kaplan of Kaplan & Associates writes about what to look for in a successful CEO.

By: Alan J. Kaplan
article | May 21st, 2014

Bank Director’s Story: How the Board of Congressional Bank Evaluated Itself

A bank director at Congressional Bank describes how her board carried out a self-assessment, and got more than it anticipated.

By: Nancy Eberhardt
article | February 24th, 2014

CEO Evaluations: Providing Feedback that Makes a Difference

Pearl Meyer & Partners’ Laura Hay offers suggestions on a more effective evaluation process.

By: Laura Hay
Bank Services
article | January 13th, 2014

Recruiting the Right Directors for Your Board—and Getting Rid of the Wrong Ones

This article explains how to go about assessing the quality of your board, recruiting new members and getting rid of ineffective directors.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director