Contributor : Jack Milligan

BD Article
article | April 6th, 2020

A Bank Board’s Role During a Pandemic

The role of the board, even in a crisis of this magnitude, is still to provide oversight rather than manage.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | March 25th, 2020

Why This Crisis Is Different

The unusual origin of this crisis will dictate how it unfolds.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | March 19th, 2020

Whipsawed by Interest Rates

How should banks respond when interest rates drop?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | March 6th, 2020

How Consolidation Changed Banking in Five Charts

How big banks leveraged size, once seen as a disadvantage, to increase profitability.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | February 20th, 2020

The Trouble That Johnny Allison Sees

Home Bancshares CEO Johnny Allison criticizes the shoddy underwriting practices found in today’s commercial loan market.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | February 7th, 2020

Will Iran Target U.S. Banks?

Federal banking regulators seem to believe that U.S. financial institutions could be targets of reprisal following the death of its top general in a drone attack last month.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | January 14th, 2020

Bank Performance in 2020? Meh…

The banks that could fare best in 2020 are ones with buffers against volatility, not the ones who ride it.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | January 3rd, 2020

Why Board Culture Matters

A board is essentially a social entity whose culture is a reflection of its purpose and composition.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | December 20th, 2019

When Volcker Beat Inflation

Inflation is a foreign concept to most Americans today. They have Paul Volcker to thank for that.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | December 13th, 2019

Making Diversity Happen

Aspiring to increase diversity and actually achieving it are two different things.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director