Contributor : Jack Milligan

BD Article
article | 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 | 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 | 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
BD Article
article | November 30th, 2018

Zelle Costs Bankers Money, Venmo Can Make Bankers Money

Why the payments app developed by banks might not be the best, or only, option.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
Bank Services
training | November 22nd, 2018

Five Traits of a Strong Governance Culture

Top-performing banks share one common trait: a strong governance culture.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | November 7th, 2018

How To Manage Talent in a Parfait Organization

Banking is going through a generational change in its workforce, and talent management programs are an essential factor in getting younger employees ready to lead.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | October 12th, 2018

Why Investors Are Still Hungry for New Bank Equity

Bank stocks might be a little pricey at their current valuations, but investors still have an appetite for new equity issues.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | September 17th, 2018

The Avoidable Mistakes that Acquirers Make

A strategic plan, candid communication and smart people decisions are all elements of a successful M&A deal.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | August 14th, 2018

New Big Bank Digital Ventures Could Threaten Community Banks

Large banks like Chase, Wells Fargo and Citizens Financial are launching new digital banking ventures independent of their branch operations.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | July 20th, 2018

Five Qualities It Takes to be an Effective Director

Intelligence and experience are important, but they alone do not guarantee success.

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