Bank Director
An Information Resource for Bank Boards

Compensation-Advisors-a-Meyer-Chatfield-Affiliate.pngAs thought leaders since 2005, Compensation Advisors has exclusively served the community banking industry providing guidance on the latest compensation and hiring developments; as industry experts they convey insightful strategies and solutions.  Compensation Advisors works with financial institutions across the United States delivering executive and director compensation reviews, pay-for-performance incentive plan structures, equity allocation plans, benefit plan design structures, base salary reviews (company-wide), risk assessments, regulatory updates and compensation committee governance.  For more information, please visit www.compensationadvisors.com.

Crowe_Horwath_Logo.jpgCrowe Horwath LLP is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the U.S., providing audit, tax, advisory, risk and performance services.  Their dedicated team of more than 550 professionals works with financial institutions of all sizes and serves more than 1,100 financial services organizations.  For more information, please visit www.crowehorwath.com/fi.

Fidelity Info Serv (FIS)Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (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.

KBW_Stifel_BoxOnly-v2Pantone.pngKBW LLC, a Stifel company, operates in the U.S. and Europe through its broker dealer subsidiaries, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Limited.  Over the years, KBW has established itself as a leading independent authority in the banking, insurance, brokerage, asset management, mortgage banking and specialty finance sectors.  Founded in 1962, the firm maintains industry-leading positions in the areas of research, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions as well as sales and trading in equities securities of financial services companies.  For more information, please visit www.kbw.com.

Kilpatrick_Townsend.jpgKilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is a full-service law firm with nearly 650 attorneys.  The lawyers in their 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 their clients’ legal matters and work with them to develop solution-oriented approaches.  For more information, visit www.kilpatricktownsend.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.nasdaq.com.

Paladin-fs.jpgPaladin fs, LLC is a national research and consulting firm possessing a proprietary knowledge base of market intelligence and pricing data — a “Blue Book” — on all outsourced services sold by every Core & IT service provider in the U.S.  CEOs and CFOs improve their negotiating strength by calling Paladin before their vendor when considering a contract renewal or purchasing new services and products.  For more information, please visit www.paladin-fs.com.