Bank Director
An Information Resource for Bank Boards

2013-boardvantage-logo.pngUsed by over half of the Fortune 100, BoardVantage is making the paperless boardroom a reality.  As leaders in secure mobility, they’re setting the bar for a rich director experience, and as experts in process capture, they are driving the shift from book access to board process.  BoardVantage consistently meets the security standards of enterprise IT departments, including those of global financial institutions. For more information, visit www.boardvantage.com.

AHT.jpgAHT Insurance was founded in 1921 and is recognized as one of the “100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business” as ranked by Business Insurance magazine. The firm is a full service insurance brokerage, risk management, employee benefits, surety bond and retirement planning services organization dedicated to providing innovative solutions globally for business and individuals.  AHT is employee-owned and one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in the nations, with offices in Virginia, D.C., Newark, New Jersey and Seattle, Washington.  AHT is a partner of the RiskProNet and TechAssure global broker networks.  For more information, please visit www.ahtins.com.

Crowe_Horwath_Logo.jpgCrowe Horwath LLP is one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in the U.S., providing audit, tax, advisory, risk, and performance services to more than 1,100 financial institutions.  Crowe works with financial institutions of all sizes, from denovos to multi-billion dollar holding companies, to provide financial statement audits, implement effective internal controls, manage risk and improve financial performance.  For more information, visit www.crowehorwath.com/fi.

Heidrick_Struggles.jpgHeidrick & Struggles is the leadership advisory firm providing executive search and leadership consulting services. For almost 60 years, the firm has focused on quality service and built strong leadership teams through relationships with clients and individuals worldwide. Today, Heidrick & Struggles leadership experts operate from principal business centers around the world.  For more information, visit www.heidrick.com.

Kilpatrick_Townsend.jpgKilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is a full-service law firm with nearly 650 attorneys.  The lawyers in thier financial services practice group represent banks and other financial institutions on a wide variety of matters.  They offer a great depth of knowledge and experience in the areas of employee benefits and director and executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt offerings, holding company reorganizations, enforcement and director/officer liability matters, consumer law issues, financial privacy and electronic banking.  Their lawyers understand the business impact of our clients’ legal matters and work with them to develop solution-oriented approaches.  For more information, visit www.kilpatricktownsend.com.

During the last 20 years, Meyer-Chatfield has grown from a highly-respected BOLI specialist to a comprehensive solutions company.   The firm works with C-level executives in the banking industry and their boards to create unique earning opportunities, design compensation programs and develop turnkey administrative solutions that work.  What makes them different in the industry is the fact that they’re bankers and problem solvers… not insurance salespeople.  Therefore, the company designs programs that provide insurance solutions and compensation strategies that work for the banking industry.  It is all done in-house and with a level of customer service that is unsurpassed.  For more information, visit www.meyerchatfield.com.

Stifel Nicolaus Weisel is one of the nation’s premier middle market investment banks within full-service investment firm Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated.  The firm’s institutional group provides high-caliber research, investment banking and other capital markets services to banks and other middle market companies and its wealth management group has in excess of $125 billion in assets under management.  For more information, visit www.stifel.com.

sutherland_logo_blackblue_RGB.pngSutherland Global Services’ Retail Banking practice helps banks to drive performance improvement with platform based solutions that address major drivers for profitable growth – cost control, productivity and customer experience. Through innovative products and customer strategies, Sutherland enables banks to capitalize on the market and regulatory disruption confronting the banking industry.  For more information, visit www.sutherlandglobal.com.

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services helps bank management understand and fulfill their responsibilities. Bank directors face a high degree of pressure to keep residual risk in check while still conducting business profitably.  Wolters Kluwer provides consulting and technology solutions to address strategic issues, risk management and compliance issues related to heightened regulator expectations around governance expectations, the supervisory focus on fairness to consumers and the proliferation and uses of data.  To learn more, visit www.WoltersKluwerFS.com.