Contributor : Emily McCormick

BD Article
article | April 3rd, 2020

Banks Brace for Exploding SBA Loan Demand

Small businesses bear the brunt of the economic crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Banks can help them weather the storm — if the SBA provides the right support.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | March 31st, 2020

Bank Director Releases 2020 Risk Survey Results

The 2020 Risk Survey examines U.S. bank leaders’ concerns, including cybersecurity and credit risk.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
research | March 30th, 2020

2020 Risk Survey Results: “Don’t Panic. Just Fly the Airplane.”

The 2020 Risk Survey captures bank leaders’ concerns around several risks facing the industry, including credit risk and cybersecurity.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | March 20th, 2020

Crafting a Last-Minute Telecommuting Policy

The coronavirus pandemic has banks considering work-from-home policies. Here’s how to ensure employees remain engaged.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | March 11th, 2020

How One Bank Puts Agile Management Techniques Into Action

To change Provident Bancorp, CEO David Mansfield adopted a new approach to project management.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | February 21st, 2020

One Bank’s Approach to Improving Its Culture

This board takes a more active role in developing its company culture.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | January 23rd, 2020

Tackling M&A as a Board

An exclusive analysis of the results of the 2020 Bank M&A Survey examines how often banks focus on M&A — and what should take place in those discussions.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | January 10th, 2020

When It Comes to Efficiency, How Low Can You Go?

How one bank found a path to greater efficiency — while still operating under a traditional model.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | December 24th, 2019

What Top Acquirers Know

Aspiring acquirers — and potential sellers — could learn a few things from the industry’s top dealmakers.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | December 12th, 2019

Best Practices for Strategic Planning

Strategic planning is one of the board’s most basic and vital responsibilities. Find out how to ensure the process produces the results your board wants to achieve.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director