Contributor : Naomi Snyder

Article | July 26th, 2021

M&T Bank’s CFO Talks Acquisition Strategy

M&T will be the second-largest bank in its geographic footprint after its planned acquisition of People's United Financial. CFO Darren King discusses how he views M&A.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
Bank Services
Video | July 8th, 2021

Strategies to Address Underperforming Directors

Boards often struggle with underperforming directors. In this video, learn how to be an effective board member and how to handle members who aren’t engaged with this important work.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
FinXTech
Article | May 12th, 2021

Why Community Banks Are Investing in Startups

Small banks are getting in on the excitement of funding tech companies.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
FinXTech
Article | May 7th, 2021

Marketing Campaigns Go High Tech

A 2021 Best of FinXTech Awards winner helped a community bank punch far above its weight.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
FinXTech
Article | May 7th, 2021

Getting Faster, Simpler, Cheaper and More Secure

A 2021 Best of FinXTech Award winner significantly cut workloads for compliance staff.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
FinXTech
Article | April 5th, 2021

PayPal Is Not a Bank. Or Is It?

PayPal’s strength has been growing during the pandemic. Here’s why.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
FinXTech
Article | March 8th, 2021

How One Small Player Beat Out PNC, Wells Fargo and M&T for PPP Loans

In the government’s massive aid program for small businesses, Biz2Credit found its niche.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
BD Article
Article | February 15th, 2021

The Coming Buyback Frenzy

Capital levels are high and investors are asking banks: What have you done for me lately?

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
BD Article
Article | February 8th, 2021

Will We Ever See Three Times Book Again?

Bank M&A pricing peaked 22 years ago at 2.6 times tangible book value. We’re not anywhere close to that.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
BD Article
Article | January 25th, 2021

Masks and Zoom Conferencing: What Dealmaking Looks Like During a Pandemic

Banks that did deals during a pandemic were forced to adapt rapidly to essential skills, such as remote consolidation and online negotiation.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director