Contributor : Jack Milligan

Bank Services
Article | February 20th, 2020

The Trouble That Johnny Allison Sees

Home Bancshares CEO Johnny Allison criticizes the shoddy underwriting practices found in today’s commercial loan market.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
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Article | February 7th, 2020

Will Iran Target U.S. Banks?

Federal banking regulators seem to believe that U.S. financial institutions could be targets of reprisal following the death of its top general in a drone attack last month.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
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Article | January 14th, 2020

Bank Performance in 2020? Meh…

The banks that could fare best in 2020 are ones with buffers against volatility, not the ones who ride it.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
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Article | January 3rd, 2020

Why Board Culture Matters

A board is essentially a social entity whose culture is a reflection of its purpose and composition.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
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Article | December 20th, 2019

When Volcker Beat Inflation

Inflation is a foreign concept to most Americans today. They have Paul Volcker to thank for that.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
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Article | December 13th, 2019

Making Diversity Happen

Aspiring to increase diversity and actually achieving it are two different things.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
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Article | November 20th, 2019

Beware the Shadow Banks

Credit quality is still pristine, but some fear that nonbank lenders are taking too much risk.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | October 25th, 2019

The Case for Appointing an Independent Chair

Bankers can learn a lesson from Boeing’s recent decision to split the role of chairman and CEO.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
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Article | October 4th, 2019

Why the Compensation Committee Matters So Much Right Now

The rise in the importance of the compensation committee is one of the most significant developments in bank governance since the financial crisis.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Training | August 29th, 2019

Unit 1: Role of the Board

In this updated Online Training Series video, Bank Director’s Jack Milligan describes the duties and attributes of an effective board.

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