Committees

Article | July 23rd, 2019

Evolving Considerations in the CECL Countdown

Bankers need to keep in mind some key considerations as CECL’s effective date rapidly approaches.

By: Katie Wilson
viewpoint | July 17th, 2019

Driving Accountability in Incentive Compensation Governance

When it comes to governance of incentive compensation plans and processes, it is important to document and “show your work” to help drive accountability.

By: Greg Camarco
viewpoint | July 17th, 2019

Board Compensation, Diversity Under Scrutiny

Large institutional investors, proxy advisory firms and legislators are beginning to put significant focus on board diversity.

By: Dan Kaufman, Jim Kzirian
BD Article
Article | July 12th, 2019

What CEOs Want (and Directors Aren’t Giving)

There is one major difference between how CEOs and boards of directors think about executive compensation.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | July 2nd, 2019

Outsourcing the Service, Not the Oversight

Boards need to ensure they exercise meaningful oversight of a bank’s relationships with fintech partners.

By: Karen Garrett, Lindsay Harden
Article | June 25th, 2019

Community Bank Succession Planning in Seven Steps

Community bank boards can address the all-important need to plan for the CEO’s successor with a few simple steps.

By: J. Scott Petty
Article | June 18th, 2019

Improving Shareholder Liquidity, Employee Performance through ESOPs

Banks can use employee stock ownership plans to create liquidity for shareholders and provide meaningful incentives for their employees.

By: Mark Russell, John Gosser, Sr.
Research | June 17th, 2019

2019 Survey Results: CEO and Board Pay Trends

The results of Bank Director’s 2019 Compensation Survey explore succession planning, board refreshment and trends in CEO and director compensation.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | June 14th, 2019

The Most Effective Bank Directors Share These Two Qualities

There is no magic formula for being an effective bank director, but there are two traits that the best tend to exhibit.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
Article | June 11th, 2019

One Way to Compensate and Keep Your Bank’s Top Talent

Bank-owned life insurance continues to play an important role in compensation and retention strategies for key personnel, according to NFP/Equias Alliance’s trend preview and recap.

By: David Shoemaker, Ken Derks