Issues : Strategy

Video | January 25th, 2022

Trends in Corporate Leadership

Find out what's driving investment in payments platforms.

By: David Ingles, Stephen Amdur, Al Dominick
BD Article
Article | January 24th, 2022

What Drives Success in Banking?

Customer focus, scale and talent are the keys to success, according to private equity and former banker John Eggemeyer.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Video | January 24th, 2022

Aligning Strategy and the Board

Does your board have the right mix of directors to guide the bank’s strategy and build shareholder value? Uncover how to build a stronger board in this video.

By: J. Scott Petty
Podcast | January 17th, 2022

Searching for Value in Bank Stocks

Tom Brown, managing partner of Second Curve Capital — a hedge fund that Brown started 21 years ago to invest in undervalued banks — talks about his management-centric approach to research, the challenges of being a value investor and some of the best (and worst) bank CEOs he's known over the years.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | January 14th, 2022

Reconsidering Pay Strategy in the Wake of Inflation

Banks should think about how well pay strategy addresses four needs.

By: Todd Sirras
Viewpoint | January 12th, 2022

Improving Client Profitability and Revenue

Banks that have a holistic view of their data are able to better understand and improve the three-way link between banker activities, customer relationship profitability and shareholder return.

By: Bob Kottler
Viewpoint | January 12th, 2022

What Next Year Could Hold For Bank Bonds  

What should bank leaders expect on the horizon for bank bonds?

By: Bill Miller
Viewpoint | January 12th, 2022

Reviewing Potential Fintech Vendors

Here are five critical questions all senior management and board members should answer before signing on the dotted line in a fintech partnership.

By: Susan Sabo, Joshua Juergensen
Viewpoint | January 12th, 2022

Going Macro With Strategic Plans

Financial institutions can meet higher expectations and increased demands from their retail and commercial clients by incorporating this winning strategy.

By: Simon Rose
BD Article
Article | December 31st, 2021

Building a ‘Truly Great Place to Work and Bank’

FS Bancorp has fostered a culture that promotes collaboration and humility — and that’s led the bank to strong financial performance.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director