Contributor : Naomi Snyder

Podcast | March 21st, 2022

Margin With a Mission

Darrin Williams has an unusual background for a bank CEO.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
BD Article
Article | February 7th, 2022

The Next 5 Years in Banking Is Plumbing

Banks are eager to partner with fintechs, but do they have the staff they need?

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
BD Article
Article | January 17th, 2022

Do Banks Pay Women and Minorities Less?

One compensation consultant decided to look at her data for evidence of pay inequity. What she found surprised her.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | January 15th, 2022

Please Calm Down

It’s time to slow down this party. It’s been fun, but the booze is making people wacky.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | December 18th, 2021

Naming the Best Banks

Most of the best banks in the nation are names that won’t surprise any of our readers. In Bank Director’s 2022 RankingBanking report published this week and sponsored by Crowe, JPMorgan Chase & Co., SVB Financial Group, and Western Alliance Bancorp. top the list.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | December 11th, 2021

A Victory for Banks?

This week, President Joe Biden announced that he had accepted Saule Omarova’s decision to withdraw her name as the nominee for Comptroller of the Currency, the chief regulatory agency for national banks.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | November 27th, 2021

The Megaregion and M&A

One of the things I remember fondly about my former life in Texas is the apartment I rented for $600 a month on the Gulf of Mexico. I could buy shrimp from a rickety boat that cruised up to dock weekly; my dinner would come in a plastic bag filled with ice.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
FinXTech
Article | November 22nd, 2021

Fintechs Are Starting to Buy Banks, But Why?

Fintech acquisitions of banks are rare, but this year saw a noticeable uptick.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | November 6th, 2021

Wait Wait, Don’t Quit

The Covid-19 infection rate across much of the country is in decline, but banks and other employers trying to bring workers back to the office are dealing with another problem: an acute labor shortage.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
BD Article
Article | November 5th, 2021

Wait Wait, Don’t Quit

To counteract #striketober, some banks are embracing hybrid work-from-home policies.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director