Contributor : Jack Milligan

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
BD Article
Article | January 3rd, 2022

Digital Deniers Need Not Apply

Digital transformation won’t succeed unless there’s total commitment from the board of directors down to the project level.

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

“People Who Look Like Me.”

Ebony Thomas, who oversees Bank of America Corp.'s $1.25 billion, five-year program to drive racial equality and economic opportunity for people and communities of color, talks about the work she does, and also the importance of diverse role models in today's workplace.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | November 23rd, 2021

When to Form a Risk Committee

Federal regulations require that banks form a risk committee when they reach $50 billion in assets, but many banks do so well before then.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Podcast | November 22nd, 2021

The Road Ahead

John Asbury, president and CEO of Atlantic Union Bankshares, talks about his board's approach to strategic planning, the rise of inflation and whether the industry's consolidation is close to reaching an endgame.

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