Contributor : Jack Milligan

Bank Services
Video | May 18th, 2021

Attributes of an Effective Independent Director

Bank Director's Jack Milligan discusses the 11 attributes that are crucial to a board's success.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | May 13th, 2021

Managing a Successful CEO Succession Process

A critical element in a smooth CEO succession process is time.

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

Is Your Board Accountable?

How do we hold ourselves accountable?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | March 16th, 2021

Looking Forward to Spring

I went running early one evening recently. It had been an unseasonably warm day here in Charlottesville, Virginia, where I live, and the weather was still mild.

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

How to Fix Banking’s Diversity Pipeline Problem

The best way to fix banking’s C-suite diversity problem is to train women and minorities early, and then make sure they receive equal opportunities with men.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | February 16th, 2021

How the Pandemic Is Changing Banking

We all know the Covid-19 pandemic changed banking. But what will be the impact going into 2021?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | February 11th, 2021

How One Bank Chairman Created a Diverse Board

Building a diverse board requires both commitment and intentionality.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | January 19th, 2021

Providing a Credible Challenge

In her excellent article, “The Buck Stops With the Board,” Bank Director’s vice president of research, Emily McCormick, nails the most important job of every bank board squarely on its head, which is to provide a credible challenge to management.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | December 28th, 2020

How Digital Transformation is Driving Bank M&A

The importance of scale in the banking industry’s digital transformation — which the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated — was a significant factor in three recent acquisitions.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | December 15th, 2020

How One Woman Inspires Others

When Atlantic Union Bankshares CEO John Asbury hired Maria Tedesco to be the company’s president, he underestimated the impact she would have.

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