Committees : Governance

Article | 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 | 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 | 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