Contributor : Robert Phelps

research | November 27th, 2012

The Price Is Not Right

Results of the Bank Director and Crowe Horwath LLP Bank M&A Survey reveal continued disagreements over price and asset quality.

By: Robert Phelps
interview | August 31st, 2012

The Four Keys to Success: Q&A with Commerce Bank CEO David Kemper

A winner of the Bank Performance Scorecard talks about how his bank achieves consistently high results.

By: Robert Phelps
research | August 10th, 2012

What a Difference a Year Makes: Bank Executives’ Optimism Fades on the Economy

The results from this year's Bank Executive Survey conducted by Bank Director and Grant Thornton LLP outlining how today's financial leaders feel about what lies ahead for their industry.

By: Robert Phelps
interview | August 1st, 2012

The Board’s IT Check-Up

CCG Catalyst President Paul Schaus talks about key information technology questions boards need to be asking.

By: Robert Phelps
article | July 23rd, 2012

Dodd-Frank Round-Up: Where We Are and What Needs to Be Done

Bank Director takes a look at the Dodd-Frank Act two years later, and where it stands.

By: Robert Phelps
article | June 29th, 2012

Preparing Your Virtual Bench

Isabella Bank CEO Rick Barz talks about how his bank handles succession planning from the bottom up.

By: Robert Phelps
article | June 25th, 2012

Overworked, Underpaid and Unappreciated

The results of Bank Director’s 2012 board compensation survey co-sponsored by Meyer-Chatfield Compensation Advisors.

By: Robert Phelps
article | May 11th, 2012

Cultivating the Talent Within

A lot of community banks don’t have management training programs. Even bigger banks often cut this expense out of the budget. But one bank CEO has decided to change that.

By: Robert Phelps
interview | April 24th, 2012

Thriving by Giving Back

One bank in California taps into a little used source of capital—private, nonprofit foundations.

By: Robert Phelps
article | April 17th, 2012

10 Ways Banks Can Grow in 2012

Grant Thornton comes up with a list of top 10 strategies for banks to grow in 2012.

By: Robert Phelps