Committees : Governance

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
BD Article
article | October 7th, 2015

Should Your CEO Also Be Chairman?

Bank Director Editor-in-Chief Jack Milligan describes the potential implications of combining or splitting the roles of chairman and CEO.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | October 1st, 2015

What to Look for in Your Next CEO: Part I

In the first of a two-part series, Alan Kaplan explores 10 technical skills needed by bank CEOs today.

By: Alan J. Kaplan
article | September 30th, 2015

Sorting Necessary from Noise: How to Focus Your Board’s Time

FinPro Inc. offers 11 ways boards can cut through the chatter and focus on the most important issues for the institution.

By: Stephen Brown Klinger
BD Article
article | September 22nd, 2015

Three Secrets to Running a High Performance Bank

Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan writes about common traits for high performing banks, based on the history of the Bank Performance Scorecard.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | September 2nd, 2015

Is Your Board Suitably Engaged?

A highly functioning board of directors exhibits four common qualities.

By: Patrick Murphy
video | July 28th, 2015

Asking the Right Questions: How a Board Should Approach Credible Challenge

Lynn McKenzie of KPMG LLP lays out the importance of the credible challenge to management and how to best approach the process in the boardroom.

By: Lynn McKenzie
BD Article
article | July 27th, 2015

What Makes a Great Bank CEO

Looking forward to the next 10 years, Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan writes about the qualities future bank CEOs will need.

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