Contributor : Jack Milligan

Podcast | May 23rd, 2022

How Ukraine and Inflation Will Impact Banking

Keefe Bruyette & Woods CEO Tom Michaud discusses his outlook for banks, including the prospects of a recession in 2022.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | March 17th, 2022

From Russia with ‘Love’

The tense geopolitical situation between Russia and the U.S. over Ukraine, combined with a surge in ransomware attacks, demands that banks tighten up their cybersecurity defenses.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Podcast | February 28th, 2022

A Front Row Seat on Banking’s Consolidation

H. Rodgin Cohen, the senior chair at Sullivan & Cromwell who has advised on many of the largest bank deals in the last 30 years, discusses how consolidation has changed banking, including its impact on community banks.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | February 16th, 2022

Evaluating Your CEO’s Performance

Assessing the effectiveness of the bank’s CEO should be a comprehensive process and a core board responsibility.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | February 1st, 2022

How One Midsized Regional Bank Separates Itself From the Competition

Diversification and differentiation might seem like different things, but they work well together to help drive profitability.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | January 31st, 2022

Banks Enter a New Era of Corporate Morality

Environmental, social and governance programs are an opportunity for banks to communicate their corporate values to a broad stakeholder constituency.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | January 30th, 2022

Bank Profitability to Rebound from Pandemic

Banks did themselves proud during the Covid-19 pandemic, and their profitability looks to improve this year and next.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | January 27th, 2022

Information Overload

Reading through a voluminous board packet can seem like cramming for a major exam, but experienced directors learn what shortcuts they can safely take.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | January 24th, 2022

What Drives Success in Banking?

Customer focus, scale and talent are the keys to success, according to private equity and former banker John Eggemeyer.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Podcast | January 17th, 2022

Searching for Value in Bank Stocks

Tom Brown, managing partner of Second Curve Capital — a hedge fund that Brown started 21 years ago to invest in undervalued banks — talks about his management-centric approach to research, the challenges of being a value investor and some of the best (and worst) bank CEOs he's known over the years.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director