Committees : Governance

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 editorial & 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
Bank Services
Video | November 19th, 2021

Managing the CEO Succession Process

The anticipated wave of bank CEO retirements occurring over the next few years means it’s never been more critical for boards to have a sound CEO succession process.

By: J. Scott Petty
Article | November 17th, 2021

Creating a Comprehensive ESG Approach, From Compliance to Competitiveness

Regulators are increasingly interested in company approaches to environmental, social and governance factors, but banks can use these considerations to their advantage.

By: David Portilla, Minh Van Ngo
BD Article
Article | November 9th, 2021

Rethinking the Conversation About Diversity and Inclusion

Greg Cunningham, chief diversity officer at U.S. Bancorp, shares how the bank thinks about diversity and inclusion initiatives ahead of Bank Director’s 2021 Bank Compensation & Talent Conference in Dallas, Texas.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, Banking & Fintech Editor for Bank Director
Article | November 4th, 2021

Practical Thoughts for the Evolving Role of the Compensation Committee

Increasingly, the compensation committee’s role has been expanded to include oversight over broader people risk and opportunities that pose new challenges.

By: Gayle J. Appelbaum, Laura Wanlass
BD Article
Article | October 11th, 2021

How Two Community Banks Added Remote Directors, and Why More Should

While many community banks draw director talent from their geographic markets, they may want to consider directors that are remote but bring essential skills, experiences and perspectives.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, Banking & Fintech Editor for Bank Director
Video | September 9th, 2021

Confronting the Looming Leadership Crisis

Banks face generational change in the C-suite, making executive succession a priority. Find out how to approach this crucial process.

By: J. Scott Petty