• Article | Governance
  • February 11th, 2015
  • BD Article

Why Aren’t There More Women Leaders in Banking?

There is only one woman who heads an S&P 500 bank. Editor Jack Milligan considers the problem.

  • Article | Governance
  • January 22nd, 2015
  • BD Article

How Old Is Too Old To Serve?

Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan writes about one of the most sensitive topics on bank boards.

  • Viewpoint | Governance
  • October 22nd, 2014

Assembling the Right Board

Jim McAlpin of Bryan Cave LLP explains that what should be included in a board's strategic plan.

  • Article | Governance
  • June 30th, 2014
  • Bank Services

Getting Business for Your Bank: How to Get Involved at the Board Level

Some banks take aggressive measures to get board members involved.

  • Article | Governance
  • May 23rd, 2014

What Makes a Banking Leader

Alan Kaplan of Kaplan & Associates writes about what to look for in a successful CEO.

  • Article | Governance
  • May 21st, 2014

Bank Director’s Story: How the Board of Congressional Bank Evaluated Itself

A bank director at Congressional Bank describes how her board carried out a self-assessment, and got more than it anticipated.

  • Article | Governance
  • February 24th, 2014

CEO Evaluations: Providing Feedback that Makes a Difference

Pearl Meyer & Partners’ Laura Hay offers suggestions on a more effective evaluation process.

  • Article | Governance
  • January 13th, 2014
  • Bank Services

Recruiting the Right Directors for Your Board—and Getting Rid of the Wrong Ones

This article explains how to go about assessing the quality of your board, recruiting new members and getting rid of ineffective directors.

  • Article | Governance
  • October 23rd, 2013

The Board’s Role in Succession Planning

Attorneys at Barack Ferrazzano discuss the board’s fiduciary duty in succession planning, questions to ask management, and how to address board succession.

  • Article | Governance
  • October 11th, 2013

Succession at the Top: Lessons Learned from CEO Transitions

Alan Kaplan of Kaplan & Associates, Inc., draws on his experiences with succession planning to offer advice for boards.