Committees : Governance

video | May 4th, 2016

Getting Diverse Candidates to the C-Suite

U.S. Bank's head of human resources, Jennie Carlson, discusses her efforts to get more diversity in the C-suite.

By: Naomi Snyder
Bank Services
directorcorps | March 17th, 2016

Roles in the Boardroom and Why They Matter

It can be a challenge to calibrate roles in the boardroom, but effective governance depends on it.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
directorcorps | January 15th, 2016

When Recruiting Directors, Keep the Big Picture in Mind

Bank Director interviews a recruiter and chairman of Wintrust Financial Corp. about trends in director recruitment and how to best approach the process.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
directorcorps | December 18th, 2015

A Director’s Viewpoint: What Makes a Good Bank Director?

A director and former bank CEO speaks out about his personal experiences with good and not-so-good directors.

By: Joe Garrett
article | December 14th, 2015

How to Get the Most out of Your Annual Reviews

This article offers a guide to conducting board evaluations and what to discuss.

By: Michael Shumaker
article | December 2nd, 2015

Succeeding With Your Succession Plan

Douglas P. Faucette explores the legal contracts and incentives that will ensure your succession plan works.

By: Douglas P. Faucette
article | November 18th, 2015

Banks Grapple With Succession Planning

U.S. Bank and Univest Corp. of Pennsylvania focus on promoting from within.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | November 4th, 2015

Searching for the Next Generation of Bank Board Leaders

J. Scott Petty and Stuart T. Smith describe current trends in board diversity and where banks are headed next.

By: J. Scott Petty, Stuart Smith
article | November 2nd, 2015

What to Look for in Your Next CEO: Part II

In the second of a two-part series, Alan Kaplan identifies 10 leadership qualities that CEOs need to successfully lead the bank.

By: Alan J. Kaplan
article | October 15th, 2015

Heightened Standards for Directors: What You Need to Know

Peter Weinstock of Hunton & Williams writes about the OCC’s heightened standards for banks and what it means for bank directors.

By: Peter Weinstock