Contributor : Jack Milligan

Article | December 15th, 2020

Taking a Stand Against Racial Injustice

Of all the crises that John Asbury, president and CEO at Atlantic Union Bankshares Corp. in Richmond, Virginia, responded to during the Covid-19 pandemic, the one that may have affected him most deeply had nothing to do with the pandemic.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | November 17th, 2020

Getting Back to Business

It is now 15 days since the presidential election, and the official outcome is still in dispute. Biden vs. Trump has become the third rail of polite conversation, and I want to be careful here lest I get myself electrocuted.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | October 20th, 2020

Is Diversity Just Political Correctness?

The finding that struck me the most in Bank Director’s 2020 Governance Best Practices Survey was the answer to question 17.

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

Is an Independent Chair a Best Practice?

Does splitting the chairman and CEO roles necessarily improve a bank’s financial performance?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | October 8th, 2020

Strategic Planning in an Age of Uncertainty

Huntington Bankshares CEO Stephen Steinour talks about strategic planning when nothing is certain.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Research | October 5th, 2020

Governance Survey Results: Directors Sound Off on Diversity, Performance

Bank Director's Governance Survey focuses on five core components of strong boards.

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

Thinking About Interest Rates

In late August, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced that the central bank expected to keep interest rates at or near zero for the foreseeable future.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | September 10th, 2020

Finding Value in Board Performance Reviews

Used effectively, evaluations can improve the performance of individual directors as well as the entire board.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | September 4th, 2020

When it Comes to Loan Quality, Who Knows?

Seven months into the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s still too soon to make an accurate assessment of the banking industry’s loan quality.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Training | August 18th, 2020

Managing The Balance Sheet in a Zero-Rate Environment

Bank Director’s Jack Milligan explains what boards and management teams should consider as they manage the bank’s balance sheet during this extraordinary time.

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