Contributor : Jack Milligan

Bank Services
Article | August 12th, 2021

CRA Modernization Goes Back to the Drawing Board

The OCC’s controversial decision to issue its own CRA revision last year, applicable to only national banks — and then abruptly rescind it — has caused confusion for an industry that dislikes uncertainty.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Podcast | August 11th, 2021

A Bigger Purpose

Tradition Capital Bank, a $1.5 billion institution in Edina, Minnesota, donates up to 10% of its profits every year if it achieves certain financial goals. CEO Dan Fagan says the privately-held bank serves a "bigger purpose" than just making loans and collecting deposits.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Research | August 2nd, 2021

What Directors Think About Diversity, Independence and Credible Challenge

The 2021 Governance Best Practices Survey is divided into five modules including the board/management relationship and the role of the independent director.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | July 20th, 2021

Will Joe Biden Pump the Brakes on Bank M&A?

Since 1994, the number of U.S. banks has declined by nearly 70%. There have been some pretty severe economic storms over that period of time, resulting in bank failures.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Podcast | July 20th, 2021

What Huntington’s Steve Steinour Expects From His Board

Huntington Bancshares Chairman and CEO Steve Steinour relies on his highly engaged and diverse board for advice across a wide range of issues, and encourages the bank's management team to tap into their expertise at any time.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | July 12th, 2021

Can a Hybrid Work Model’s Cyber Risk Be Tamed?

Working from home raised cybersecurity problems for banks. Here’s how they solved them.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | June 15th, 2021

Three Ways Covid-19 Changed Banking

As the Covid-19 pandemic slowly retreats in the United States, there is reasonable hope that normal life (or something akin to it) will return by the fall.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | June 15th, 2021

Bank M&A is in Full Bloom

What questions should your board ask now about their own strategies?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Podcast | June 9th, 2021

A Second Act for Richard Davis

Richard Davis details his personal journey from chairman and CEO of U.S. Bancorp to CEO of Make-A-Wish, which makes dreams come true for critically ill children.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | May 18th, 2021

Three Signs of a Healthy Board Culture

Corporate culture can be defined as the beliefs and behaviors that inform how a company’s employees and management interact.

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