Bank Director
An Information Resource for Bank Boards

2013-boardvantage-logo.pngBoardVantage transforms leadership communications, enabling paperless meetings and processes for boards and executive teams.  Trusted by large organizations worldwide, including half of the Fortune 500, BoardVantage sets the bar for a rich executive experience and delivers security that meets or exceeds the standards of enterprise IT departments.  For more information, visit www.boardvantage.com.

AHT.jpgAHT Insurance is an insurance brokerage, risk management consulting, employee benefits, surety bond and retirement planning services organization dedicated to providing innovative solutions globally for businesses and individuals.  AHT is employee-owned and one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in the nation, with offices in the Washington, D.C., Seattle, Washington and New York metro areas.  AHT is a partner of the RiskProNet and TechAssure global broker networks.  For more information, please visit www.ahtins.com.

CAMC_CMYK_logo.pngCompensation Advisors by Meyer-Chatfield provides a full range of compensation advisory services including base and incentive compensation review, executive and director benefit analysis, compensation program design recommendations, implementation support and regulatory educational updates. The company is the exclusive source for LINQS+, a proprietary lower cost Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan (SERP) design. 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.  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.

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.

KBW_Logo.pngKeefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW)
 is now part of Stifel, providing a specialized focus in the financial services industry. Leveraging the Stifel platform, KBW offers broad capabilities in distributing securities through retail and institutional channels.  KBW provides financial services companies with research, equity sales and trading, capital raising, fixed income and strategic advisory services.  KBW’s focus includes banking companies, insurance companies, broker/dealers, mortgage banks, asset management companies and specialty finance firms. KBW’s investment banking professionals have extensive experience in: public underwritings of common stock; preferred stock and debt securities; private financings; initiating, structuring and negotiating mergers and acquisitions; and mutual conversions.  KBW also engages in other financial advisory services including: tender offers, valuations and shareholder reduction transactions.  Currently, KBW is ranked as #1 Bookrunner based on number of bank and thrift equity offerings raising $251.1 billion, #1 depository IPO and Follow-on Bookrunner raising $10.9 billion and #1 depository M&A advisor totaling $115 billion.  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.