Contributor : Jack Milligan

Bank Services
training | August 29th, 2019

Unit 1: Role of the Board

In this updated Online Training Series video, Bank Director’s Jack Milligan describes the duties and attributes of an effective board.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Growth August 16th, 2019

The Powerful Force Driving Bank Consolidation

There were 11,971 U.S. banks and thrifts in 1995. Today there are 5,362. And the direction of one critical metric suggests that we may still have too many.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy July 19th, 2019

“The Best Strategic Thinker in Financial Services”

This bank’s evolution over the past few decades may have been unorthodox, but it was also brilliantly timed and executed.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Risk July 5th, 2019

This Is a Red Flag for Banks

The recent behavior of two key financial metrics suggests that a recession may be on the way.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy May 31st, 2019

The Secret to a Low Efficiency Ratio

The most efficient banks in the industry tend to look at the efficiency ratio in a unique way.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
training | May 23rd, 2019

Unit 26: Fair Lending Compliance

In this Online Training Series video, Bank Director’s Jack Milligan outlines the elements of a sound and effective fair lending compliance program.

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

Are These the Best of Times for Bank Directors?

The Bank Board Training Forum focuses on governance, diversity against the backdrop of industry profitability.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy April 19th, 2019

One Strategy to Improve Board Performance

Academic research shows that diverse groups make better decisions than those made up of people with similar demographic backgrounds.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Risk March 1st, 2019

Rodge Cohen: Are We Preparing to Fight the Last War?

Higher capital and liquidity standards may help to avert a credit-induced crisis, but they do little to protect against the biggest risk faced by banks today.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy January 28th, 2019

The Big Banks Are Back

Acquire or Be Acquired Conference, in its 25th year, opens with a different picture and outlook of the industry’s biggest institutions and their history of profitability.

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