Contributor : John Maxfield

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article | Risk June 13th, 2018

Here’s What Bankers Are Asking About Risk Committees

There are two overarching questions that bankers are grappling with when it comes to whether or not to establish a risk committee.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
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article | Strategy May 4th, 2018

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: How to Address the Social Issues of M&A

In the final installment of our five-part series, Sally Steele from Community Bank System talks about the social aspects of M&A.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
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article | Technology April 27th, 2018

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: Two Banking Megatrends to Watch For

In part four of our five-part series, Gary Bronstein from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton offers his observations on the tepid M&A market and the collision of technology and deposit trends.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
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article | Strategy April 20th, 2018

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: One True Thing About Banking and Finance

In part three of our five-part series, Eugene Ludwig from Promontory Financial Group shares his views on technology, cycles, and M&A.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
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article | Bank M&A April 13th, 2018

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: A Bank Investor Talks M&A

In part two of our five-part series, Kirk Wycoff from Patriot Financial Partners shares his contrarian take on M&A in the bank industry.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
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article | Bank M&A April 6th, 2018

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: Negotiating the M&A Landscape

In part one of our five-part perspectives series, Union Bankshares CEO John Asbury expects to see continued consolidation among small and midsized banks.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Strategy January 31st, 2018

No Time for Complacency

Acquire or Be Acquired 2018 offered a promising near-term outlook for the banking industry thanks to a historic tax cut, but bankers should use their windfall to invest in the future.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Strategy January 30th, 2018

What Are the Ingredients of an Extraordinary Bank?

Economies of scale, culture and an emphasis on having the most talent are among the factors that allow some banks to outperform the industry.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Bank M&A January 29th, 2018

Cautious Optimism for Bank M&A

Attendees at Bank Director’s 2018 Acquire or Be Acquired conference are upbeat about the current state of the industry.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
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article | Growth August 18th, 2015

How Technology is Redefining the Customer Relationship

Increasingly, bank customers want help managing finances—and they want that help delivered digitally.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine