Issues : Strategy

Article | September 8th, 2021

The Evolving, Post-Pandemic Role of Management and Directors

The post-pandemic economy has given management teams an extraordinary opportunity to leverage their directors’ knowledge to shape the strategic direction of their banks.

By: Kamal Mustafa
Article | August 13th, 2021

Meeting Customer Demand for Bitcoin

Community banks could be the natural nexus for customers searching for bitcoin products — if bank leaders capitalize on the opportunity, according to a market report sponsored by NYDIG.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
Podcast | August 11th, 2021

A Bigger Purpose

Tradition Capital Bank, a $1.5 billion institution in Edina, Minnesota, donates up to 10% of its profits every year if it achieves certain financial goals. CEO Dan Fagan says the privately-held bank serves a "bigger purpose" than just making loans and collecting deposits.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | August 6th, 2021

How to Modernize Your Payments Strategy

Banks that don’t offer modernized solutions like real-time payments, P2P, A2A, bill pay and more risk losing market share to nonbanks that do.

By: Mickey Goldwasser
Article | July 23rd, 2021

The Corporate Banking Conundrum and the Massive Digitization Opportunity

Banks should transform their corporate banking procedures by digitizing their onboarding and data management procedures.

By: Vaibhav Sharma
Article | July 22nd, 2021

Can Banks Afford to Be Short-Sighted With Real-Time Payments?

How will the heavy-handed and costly legacy payments infrastructure at banks cope with the rollout and widespread adoption of real-time payments?

By: Booshan Rengachari
Podcast | July 20th, 2021

What Huntington’s Steve Steinour Expects From His Board

Huntington Bancshares Chairman and CEO Steve Steinour relies on his highly engaged and diverse board for advice across a wide range of issues, and encourages the bank's management team to tap into their expertise at any time.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Viewpoint | July 14th, 2021

Rightsize Your BSA/AML Model

Banks that don’t implement risk management frameworks with clear model definitions and their associated review, testing, and validation, are opening the door for examiner scrutiny.

By: Rob Bondy, Brad Birkholz
Article | July 5th, 2021

Power in Pineapples: Why Less Isn’t More in Financial Education

How one app is helping give bank customers the financial education they need.

By: Erika Bailey, FinXTech research analyst
Video | June 17th, 2021

Creating a Better Mortgage Experience

Customers increasingly choose a mortgage lender based on a seamless digital experience. Find out how to improve the process in this short video.

By: Phillip King