Committees : Governance

Bank Services
article | 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 | 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
article | 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
BD Article
article | September 7th, 2018

Traits That All Strong Bank Boards Share

Ahead of the annual Bank Board Training Forum, Bank Director's CEO, Al Dominick, explores five attributes boards at high-performing banks have in common.

By: Al Dominick
article | August 1st, 2018

Gender Pay Equity and Board Gender Diversity – Is Your Board Prepared?

Investors are pushing for more inclusive strategies to board makeup, roles.

By: Kelly Malafis, Shaun Bisman
BD Article
article | July 20th, 2018

Five Qualities It Takes to be an Effective Director

Intelligence and experience are important, but they alone do not guarantee success.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | July 17th, 2018

What To Keep in Mind For Cultural Reviews In The #MeToo Era

Addressing incidents of harassment and inequality are critical, and must be done carefully.

By: D. Jean Veta, Lindsay Burke, Tom Plotkin
BD Article
article | June 28th, 2018

Assessing a Bank’s Culture Is Hard. Here’s One Way To Do It.

The sales scandal at Wells Fargo & Co. shows why directors should monitor comments on job review websites.

By: John J. Maxfield
Bank Services
article | June 22nd, 2018

How to Recruit Younger Directors

Younger directors can provide a fresh perspective. Here’s how to get them on your board.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | June 19th, 2018

Advice for New Bank Directors

To be effective, new bank directors have to dig in and learn how the banking industry works.

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