Contributor : Emily McCormick

article | August 31st, 2021

2021 Technology Survey: Tracking Spending and Strategy at America’s Banks

Bank Director’s Survey Explores Rising Technology Budgets, the Competitive Landscape and Digital Evolution

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
research | August 30th, 2021

2021 Technology Survey Results: Tracking Spending and Strategy at America’s Banks

The 2021 Technology Survey finds technology budgets rising and explores how banks are responding to a challenging competitive landscape. Find out how your bank compares.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | August 21st, 2021

A Buyer’s Market for Banks

Texas Security Bankshares finds itself in a bit of a sweet spot these days.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
research | August 16th, 2021

Fintech Acquisitions Are Rare Among Banks; Here’s One Exception

While big banks may generate big headlines, a $2.7 billion bank may have found the key to getting fintech acquisitions right.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | July 31st, 2021

The Existential Threat to Banking

When Bryan Jordan, CEO of First Horizon Corp. in Memphis, Tennessee, talks about strategy, two of his favorite examples illustrate the importance of adapting to change. They are Kodak and Blockbuster.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | July 15th, 2021

Pandemic Complicates CEO Evaluations

Now may be a good time to review the CEO evaluation process. Find out how boards are approaching this issue in this exclusive analysis based on Bank Director’s recent surveys.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | July 3rd, 2021

Shaq Attacks Fintech

Shaquille O’Neal credits a strategy he learned from Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos with quadrupling the basketball legend’s net worth.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | June 28th, 2021

The Secrets Behind Diverse Boards

A look into the governance practices of highly diverse boards reveals an intentional focus on composition.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | June 21st, 2021

Banking’s Vaccine Dilemma

If economic recovery hinges on broad adoption of the vaccine, how can banks get their employees on board?

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | June 8th, 2021

Bank Compensation Survey Results: Findings Released

Bank Director Survey Explores Talent Trends, Reveals Bank CEO and Director Pay Data

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