Committees : Governance

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
Article | December 9th, 2021

Cybersecurity risk: Managing Multiple Security and Compliance Requirements

It is increasingly important that bank directors are actively engaged in overseeing both compliance and security concerns.

By: Mike Del Giudice, Angie Hipsher-Williams
BD Article
Article | December 6th, 2021

The Topic That’s Missing From Strategic Discussions

Just 14% of boards talk about the risks and opportunities associated with climate change, despite increased interest from bank regulators.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | November 23rd, 2021

When to Form a Risk Committee

Federal regulations require that banks form a risk committee when they reach $50 billion in assets, but many banks do so well before then.

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