Research | October 5th, 2020

Governance Survey Results: Directors Sound Off on Diversity, Performance

Access the full results of the survey, available exclusively to Bank Services members.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | September 29th, 2020

Key Compensation Issues in a Turbulent Market

Two factors could impact a bank’s annual and long-term incentive plans in an unusual and challenging year.

By: Todd A. Leone
Article | September 23rd, 2020

Community Risks That Community Banks Should Address

While the financial perspective appears relatively stable, there’s still risk in your community and to your bank.

By: Bert Purdy
Article | September 22nd, 2020

The Digitalization of Commercial Lending

Are you evaluating all your product lines against the same digital delivery checklist? Why a one-size-fits-all digital approach limits your commercial lending opportunities.

By: Kevin Polinsky
Research | September 21st, 2020

Focus on Survival

Bank boards will be challenged to think outside the box as they evaluate CEO pay in an uncertain environment, according to Bank Director’s 2020 Compensation Survey.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | September 16th, 2020

Evaluating Executives’ 2020 Performance

Boards should develop a revised framework now to evaluate their executive team’s individual performance, given the shift in priorities of the business since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

By: Chris Brindisi
Article | September 8th, 2020

How Nonbank Lenders’ Small Business Encroachment Threatens Community Banks

The lack of fully online lending programs at community banks encourages small businesses to look elsewhere for institutions that make the process easier and more seamless.

By: Jorge Sun
BD Article
Article | September 4th, 2020

When it Comes to Loan Quality, Who Knows?

Seven months into the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s still too soon to make an accurate assessment of the banking industry’s loan quality.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | September 2nd, 2020

Five Ways PPP Accelerates Commercial Lending Digitization

Demand for PPP loans led many banks to stand up online loan applications, revealing key areas where technology can provide immediate value for commercial lending.

By: Charles Rierson
BD Article
Article | August 28th, 2020

Banks Have Started Recording Goodwill Impairments, Is More to Come?

Once the coronavirus crisis leeches into credit, a growing number of banks may need to record goodwill impairment charges.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director