Contributor : Emily McCormick

research | June 17th, 2013

Western Bank Survey: Boards Need Risk Management Expertise

Bank Director’s phone survey of Western community bankers reveals their plans to grow, which risks concern them most and what skills are desired when adding a new member to the board.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
research | May 17th, 2013

The Compensation Puzzle: Results of the 2013 Compensation Survey

The 2013 Compensation Survey, conducted by Bank Director and sponsored by Compensation Advisors by Meyer-Chatfield, reveals that boards and executives continue to struggle with measuring executive performance and retaining key talent.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
research | March 22nd, 2013

The State of Risk: 2013 Risk Practices Survey

Regulatory compliance and data top the list of concerns for risk officers and directors, according to the inaugural risk management survey by Bank Director and Wolters Kluwer Financial Services.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
research | March 14th, 2013

C&I Loans: Do Community Banks Have a Competitive Advantage?

Could C&I lending yield strong growth for community banks? Expertise is key.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
research | February 22nd, 2013

Desperately Seeking Loan Growth

A survey shows that margin compression and loan growth are key concerns for bankers.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | January 23rd, 2013

The Good Side of Dodd-Frank: How the Law Will Benefit the Banking Industry

BMO's general counsel and others weigh in: Is there anything good about Dodd-Frank?

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | December 14th, 2012

Preparing for the Worst: How Banks Handled Hurricane Sandy and Other Storms

Hurricanes. Floods. Tornadoes. Earthquakes. Fire. Disaster can strike when you least expect it. The key to a bank’s survival? Prepare now.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | November 5th, 2012

Reliant on Mobile

Can mobile applications level the playing field for community banks?

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | September 12th, 2012

Is Banking’s Future in the Cloud?

Weighing benefits versus security concerns, should your bank take advantage of the cloud computing trend?

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | June 25th, 2012

Bank Compensation Survey Reveals Increasing Unhappiness with Compensation Issues, More Pressure on Banks

Meyer-Chatfield and Bank Director release results of 2012 Compensation Survey

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