Committees : Governance

BD Article
article | Governance May 24th, 2019

An Easy Way to Learn More About Banking

It goes without saying that bank executives and directors should strive to learn more about banking. But what should they read to do so?

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
BD Article
article | Governance May 17th, 2019

77 Percent of Bank Boards Approve Loans. Is That a Mistake?

Community bank directors don't have to approve loans. Yet, more than three-quarters of executives and directors say their board is involved in the process.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research 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
article | Governance March 18th, 2019

12 Questions Directors Should Ask About New Bank Activities

They will help boards find balance between stakeholder interests and maintaining appropriate risk management.

By: Paul Reynolds
BD Article
article | Governance February 22nd, 2019

Will More Banks Form this Uncommon Board Committee?

Find out why Huntington Bancshares created a separate standing committee to address one of the industry’s biggest threats.

By: Jake Lowary
article | Governance January 23rd, 2019

Why Directors Should Not Fear Board Evaluations

The most successful boards conduct regular evaluations that improve governance—and the bank.

By: Alan J. Kaplan
viewpoint | Governance October 17th, 2018

Simple Tips to Help Evaluate Your Board

Board members have long embraced the responsibility to evaluate the performance of senior executives, but the tables are beginning to turn.

By: Richard Malone
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
BD Article
article | Governance September 11th, 2018

One Thing That Will Make You a Better Bank CEO

Every executive brings different strengths to the table, but there’s one commonality that top-performing bankers tend to share.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Governance September 10th, 2018

7 Things Bank Boards Should Focus on in the Year Ahead

Bank examiners seem to be zeroing in on a few key areas as attention increases on governance practices and elsewhere.

By: Alan J. Kaplan