Contributor : Emily McCormick

Bank Services
article | December 13th, 2018

A Regulator’s Advice on Vetting Tech Companies

North Carolina’s top banking regulator shares his advice for banks interested in fintech partnerships and weighs in on prospective challenges for the industry.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
research | December 3rd, 2018

2019 Bank M&A Survey: What’s Driving Growth

Find out about the industry’s expectations for deals—and how banks spent their tax windfall.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
RankingBanking
article | November 23rd, 2018

The 10 Most Successful Financial Advertisers Right Now

Some banks are better than others at combining compelling advertising with an effective use of their advertising budgets.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | November 15th, 2018

Smart Growth: Expanding Your Branch Network

Expanding your branch network is about more than location, location, location.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | October 11th, 2018

A Roadmap for Productive Board Discussions

Here’s what should be on your board’s agenda, along with tips to promote effective discussions.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
research | September 24th, 2018

Fueling Future Growth

Banks are facing an increasingly competitive talent landscape. Here’s how some are tackling the issue, based on the 2018 Compensation Survey.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | September 20th, 2018

Five Lessons You Can Learn from Tech-Savvy Banks

The 2018 Technology Survey reveals effective habits and views your bank should consider adopting.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
research | August 27th, 2018

2018 Technology Survey: Enhancing Board Know-How

Directors are focusing more on technology, but still need to know more about this critical strategic issue.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
training | August 23rd, 2018

Regulatory Relief: Strategic Issues

Emily McCormick outlines questions your board should be asking about the effects of the regulatory relief law.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | August 16th, 2018

How Switching to a Boutique Core Enhanced CNB’s Customer Experience

Frustrated with the slow pace of its big core provider, CNB Financial Corp. opted for a nimble core—a decision that has paid off.

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