Bank Director
An Information Resource for Bank Boards

Arnold--Porter.pngArnold & Porter LLP is a full-service law firm with an experienced Financial Services practice.  With key offices in New York and Washington, DC, our lawyers are well-versed in handling the full spectrum of financial services regulatory and transactional issues, legislative matters and litigation, including enforcement proceedings.  For more information, please visit www.arnoldporter.com.

Barack_FIG_Logo.pngThe Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group has 30 bank lawyers representing over 250 financial institutions, addressing the entire spectrum of industry-related legal issues.  They formulate creative solutions, emphasizing relationships, service and stability. They are consistently ranked as a top law firm in bank mergers and regulatory issues.  For more information, please visit www.bfkn.com

CreditRiskMgmt.jpgCredit Risk Management, L.L.C. was founded in 1989 as a service-oriented company bringing consultative, collaborative and relational credit management solutions to community banks and other financial institutions.  Staffed by experienced bankers, we provide external loan and special reviews, online credit manuals, credit training and underwriting tools to over 100 clients located in 32 states.  Our products and services offer future focused analysis to allow clients to focus on both the transactional and macro portfolio assessment.  For more information, please visit www.creditriskmgt.com.

Crowe_Horwath_Logo.jpgCrowe Horwath LLP is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the U.S.  With more than 50 years of experience, Crowe has a dedicated team of more than 550 professionals that serve more than 1,100 financial services organizations of all sizes.  Crowe knows banking.  For more information, please visit www.crowehorwath.com/fi.

Equias_Alliance_Logo.pngEquias Alliance has successfully helped nearly 800 financial institutions with BOLI placement and with plans to recruit, retain, and reward key officers and directors with nonqualified benefit plans. They also provide administration of BOLI and nonqualified benefit plans.  Securities offered through ProEquities, Member FINRA and SIPC.  Equias is independent of ProEquities. www.equiasalliance.com.

Fidelity Info Serv (FIS)FIS (NYSE:FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies.  FIS serves over 14,000 financial institutions globally. FIS is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500® Index and is ranked #1 in the annual FinTech 100 rankings.   FIS’ Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (EGRC) Solutions group provides clients a 360-degree solution set of products and services that enable enterprise risk management, enhance overall compliance programs and mitigate risk through a best practices-based model that ensures regulatory compliance proficiencies now and in the future.  For more information, please visit www.fisglobal.com/egrc.

Hovde_Logo.pngHovde Group, LLC, a leading financial advisor for over 25 years, provides a full suite of investment banking, capital markets and financial advisory services focused exclusively on the banking industry.  They assist clients with all phases of M&A transactions, asset purchases/dispositions, restructurings/recapitalizations, FDIC transactions, capital raises and other strategic options.  For more information, please visit www.hovdegroup.com.

KPMG_NoCP_PMS287.pngThe banking & capital markets practice is KPMG’s largest industry practice, with more than 3,500 experienced professionals in the U.S. including over 600 partners in audit, tax and consulting.  Their partners and professionals have deep industry experience which means they bring knowledge and understanding of the issues, enhanced by technical know-how and a tested track record of proactive client service.  They can address the specific demands of your business and apply their extensive resources and industry experience to quickly identify and respond to key issues. Their practice provides audit services to 36 percent of the top 100 SNL banks and 40 percent of the top 10 SNL banks.  For more information, please visit www.kpmg.com.

McGladrey_Logo.pngMcGladrey is the fifth largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services, with more than 85 years of experience serving over 1,500 financial institutions across the country.  From accounting and tax to specialized consulting services, our industry specialists serve a wide variety of financial institutions.  For more information, visit www.mcgladrey.com.

MossAdams.pngMoss Adams is one of the 15 largest accounting and consulting firms in the United States.  Founded in 1913, Moss Adams has a staff of more than 2,000 professionals.  We offer audit, tax, and consulting services to over 300 financial institutions.  Additional services include enterprise risk management, regulatory compliance, internal audit services, and internet security assessments.  For more information, visit www.mossadams.com.

The-Nasdaq-OMX-Group-Inc.pngNasdaq Corporate Solutions helps organizations manage and master the two-way flow of information with their audiences.  Around the globe, market leaders rely upon their broad suite of advanced technology, analytics and consultative services solutions to maximize the value of their work—from investor relations and corporate governance to public relations and communications.  To meet the information needs of governance, board and corporate secretary professionals, Nasdaq’s Directors Desk is designed as a comprehensive solution for end-to-end board communications and workflow management with robust features including powerful online meeting agendas, meeting books and document management.  And with their mobile apps, you can leverage the capability of their desktop solution on your iPad and Microsoft Surface tablets.  Decision-makers have the board tools they need available to them, when and where they need them.  With the most current information at their fingertips, board members and meetings can instantly be more effective and efficient.  For more information, please visit www.business.nasdaq.com.

WeiserMazars.pngSince 1921, WeiserMazars LLP’s skilled professionals have leveraged technical expertise and industry familiarity to create customized solutions to overcome client challenges.  Their internal audit group, headed by John White, provides financial institutions with deep experience in internal audit, compliance and credit management services tailored to the intricacies of bank operations, products and business lines.  For more information, visit www.weisermazars.com.