Contributor : Kiah Haslett

BD Article
article | August 3rd, 2020

Combatting Employee Malaise During the Pandemic

Companies need to address feelings of demotivation and uncertainty among workers through hope, handles and scenario planning.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | July 27th, 2020

The $700 Billion Credit Question for Banks

The Federal Reserve thinks big banks could lose up to $700 billion over nine quarters. What does that mean for community banks?

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | July 6th, 2020

Pandemic Challenges, Strengthens Bank’s Deal Integration

Acquiring a partner with similar values and maintaining its strategic focus helped Sandy Spring Bancorp overcome the challenges of integrating during a pandemic.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | June 29th, 2020

Compensating Employees in a Crisis

Bank boards are mulling how to reward employees for their efforts during the Covid-19 crisis while keeping a lid on expenses in an uncertain and challenging operating environment.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | June 22nd, 2020

Pandemic Poses Path to Boost Employee Engagement

Managers are key to a team’s success, especially in crisis, but they can also be a major liability when it comes to enriching and engaging a bank’s workforce.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | June 8th, 2020

Pending, Future Bank M&A Challenged by Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has caused pending deals to be extended or terminated, but could create opportunity for patient buyers and sellers.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | June 1st, 2020

Former CFPB Head on a Post-Pandemic Banking Industry

Banks face a reputational risk — and opportunity — as they help customers navigate the uncertain financial landscape caused by the coronavirus pandemic, says former CFPB Director Richard Cordray.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
FinXTech
article | May 27th, 2020

Three Financial Institutions, Three Ways to Improve Operations

From streamlining data to improving financial modeling, here’s why Cinchy, Empyrean Solutions and INETCO Systems were recognized at Bank Director’s 2020 Best of FinXTech Connect Awards.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
FinXTech
article | May 20th, 2020

Loan Growth: Curation, Credit Monitoring

One community bank found that giving customers an easy way to monitor their credit also generated $190,000 in loan balances through a single campaign.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | April 27th, 2020

Coronavirus Tests Banks’ Emergency Succession Planning

Boards should look closely at the details of their emergency succession plans, given the unpredictable and uncertain nature of the coronavirus crisis.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director