Do Banks Pay Women and Minorities Less?
One compensation consultant decided to look at her data for evidence of pay inequity....Read Article
Should Payday Lenders Prove Customers Can Afford Loans?
Banks and other lenders have to follow strict rules to protect consumers. Should payday lenders do so as well?
How Banks Can Profit from SBA Lending
This article discusses the benefits of using an outsourced provider of SBA loans.
CEO Evaluations: Providing Feedback that Makes a Difference
Pearl Meyer & Partners’ Laura Hay offers suggestions on a more effective evaluation process.
Now is the Time to Test and Report Your Pay and Performance Relationship
Making sure your pay is tied to performance is harder than you would think. Here are some solutions.
Assessing Competition and Opportunities for Growth
Joe Kenary of Alliance Partners discusses recent commercial lending and loan growth activity.
Designing a Win-Win Deferred Compensation Plan
William Flynt Gallagher of Meyer-Chatfield Compensation Advisors outlines the various types of deferred compensation plans.
Recruiting the Right Directors for Your Board—and Getting Rid of the Wrong Ones
This article explains how to go about assessing the quality of your board, recruiting new members and getting rid of ineffective directors.
Time to Dust Off Those Change-in-Control Agreements
Greg Swanson explains why it’s important to take a look at change-in-control agreements now, rather than during a potential transaction.
How We Pay the CEO: A Board Member’s View
Kimberly Ellwanger of Heritage Financial Corporation shares her board’s approach to structuring the CEO’s incentive pay plan.
How Developing a Compensation Program is Like Building a House
Susan O’Donnell of Meridian Compensation Partners describes three main components compensation committees should consider when assessing their bank’s compensation programs.