Article | February 23rd, 2021

Using Profitability to Drive Banker Behavior

The keys to understanding a bank’s profitability come from a mindset shift and a single source of information.

By: Mac Thompson
BD Article
Article | February 22nd, 2021

ESG: Walk Before You Run

With more eyes on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, banks need to put together a game plan. And it may be easier to get started than many think.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | February 11th, 2021

How Banks Kept Customers During the Pandemic, Even Commercial Ones

Contrary to concerns, banks found that digital channels and self-service actually deepened customer relationships during the pandemic. Here’s how.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | February 11th, 2021

How One Bank Chairman Created a Diverse Board

Building a diverse board requires both commitment and intentionality.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | February 5th, 2021

A Look at 2020’s Remarkably Resilient Leveraged Loan Market

A look at how the leveraged loan market performed in 2020 and what it reveals about expectations for this year.

By: David Schwarz
Article | January 26th, 2021

E-signatures Move from Nice to New Normal

Now more than ever, e-signatures and digital transaction management have become critical technologies for financial institutions.

By: Michael Ball
Bank Services
Video | January 19th, 2021

Unit 28: Creating a Strategically Aligned Board

Scott Petty of Chartwell Partners shares why it’s important to evaluate the board’s composition and outlines the assessment process in this Online Training Series video.

By: J. Scott Petty
Article | January 15th, 2021

The Three C’s of Indirect Swaps

There’s a better way to meet customer demand for long-term fixed-rate loans than indirect swaps.

By: Ben Lewis
Bank Services
Article | January 14th, 2021

The Buck Stops With the Board

This exclusive analysis digs further into Bank Director’s recent RankingBanking study and Governance Best Practices Survey to explore four key areas that build an effective board.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Viewpoint | January 13th, 2021

The Risk Mindset That Covid-19 Demands

Four steps to ensure your bank will be even stronger if and when the next crisis hits.

By: Sandeep Mangaraj