Contributor : Mike Blanchard
Compensation Plans Should Be As Strategic As They Are Attractive
A surprisingly low number of banks have a formal compensation philosophy.
How to Give Employees a Slice of the Tax Reform Pie
Employees expect to see increased pay as a result of tax reform’s expected positive impact on bank earnings, but banks should take a strategic approach.
Taking the Fear out of Phantom Stock
For private banks, synthetic equity can be a more attractive way to reward executives.
How Directors Get Paid: What to Know if You are on the Compensation Committee
It is more important than ever to make sure the total compensation program for directors is competitive and following the bank’s philosophy.
The Changing Landscape for Incentive Pay
Mike Blanchard of Blanchard Consulting Group writes about ways banks are changing incentive pay to reflect a pay-for-performance culture.
Fair Value and the Allowance for Credit Losses: What Does the Future Hold?
Sydney Garmong, partner in financial institutions services with Crowe Horwath LLP, discusses the proposed changes to fair value and allowance for credit losses.