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, their 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, 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, visit www.bfkn.com.

CreditRiskMgmt.jpgCredit Risk Management, LLC 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, they provide external loan and special reviews, online credit manuals, credit training and underwriting tools to over 100 clients located in 32 states.  Their products and services offer future-focused analysis to allow clients to focus on both 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.  Using its deep industry experience, Crowe provides audit services to public and private entities, and helps clients implement internal controls, streamline operations, manage risk, and improve performance with tax, advisory, risk and performance services.  With more than 50 years of experience, Crowe serves 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.  For more information, please visit 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.

fiserv_logo_orange_rgb_3.jpgFiserv is a leading global provider of information management and electronic commerce systems for the financial services industry, providing integrated technology and services that create value and results for their clients. Fiserv drives innovations that transform experiences for more than 16,000 clients worldwide. For more information, please visit www.fiserv.com.

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.jpgThe banking & capital markets practice is KPMG’s largest industry practice, with more than 3,400 experienced professionals in the U.S. including over 400 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 34 percent of the top 150 regional and community banks and 40 percent of the top 75 banks. For more information, please visit www.kpmg.com.

sutherland_logo_blackblue_RGB.pngEstablished in 1986, Sutherland Global Services is a global provider of business process and technology management services offering an integrated portfolio of analytics-driven back-office and customer facing solutions that support the entire customer lifecycle. It is one of the largest, independent BPO companies in the world serving global leaders in major industry verticals. Headquartered in Rochester, NY, Sutherland employs over 30,000 professionals and has 35 operations centers in the United States, Philippines, India, UAE, Egypt, Bulgaria, UK, Canada, Mexico and Colombia.  For more information, visit www.sutherlandglobal.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.