I’m excited to share a bit more on our relationship with Nasdaq; specifically, a new digital venture that goes live on their new site today. Targeted to the top officers and members of the boards of publicly traded and fast-growing private companies, I’m hosting “Looking Ahead,” a series of 8 to 10 minute interviews that explore emerging leadership trends for executives and their boards.
As I fly west to Bank Director’s 25th annual Acquire or Be Acquired Conference, seven strategic issues that I’m particularly keen to explore with as many of the 1,309 attendees joining us as I can.
As I count the days until we officially open our 25th annual Acquire or Be Acquired, three questions I anticipate fielding in Phoenix, Arizona. #AOBA19
In the coming months, Bank Director’s team hosts three exceptional events: our wildly popular Bank Board Training Forum (Sept 10 & 11 at the Four Seasons in Chicago), restyled Bank Compensation & Talent Conference (November 5 – 7 at the Four Seasons in Dallas) and the granddaddy of them all, our 25th annual Acquire or Be Acquired Conference (January 27 – 29 in Phoenix, AZ). Curious to see what we have planned? Read on…
For those interested in governance, risk and/or compliance… or simply the changing nature of the banking space, today’s post from Chicago is for you.
(*FWIW, this is a mid-morning check in from Bank Director’s 12th annual Bank Audit & Risk Committees Conference at the Swissotel Chicago)
With the benefit of a good night’s sleep, a look back on this year’s Acquire or Be Acquired Conference, a program that has really become a strategic planning and growth event for the financial industry.
When it comes to talk about bank mergers and acquisitions, It has been written that the questions rarely change — but the conversations prove irresistible.
Before we kick off Bank Director’s second full day of Acquire or Be Acquired, my take on five “trending topics” from the conference so far.
We’re on the clock here in Arizona; indeed, this year’s Acquire or Be Acquired Conference kicks off at 8 AM. As I make my way towards the conference, ten questions on my mind that I intend to ask today — or tomorrow. #AOBA18
The allure of AOBA is as much for the networking as the various presentations. It is, after all, a hugely influential audience of 1,100+ joining us at the Arizona Biltmore this weekend. Before tomorrow’s event begins, 21 reasons I am excited about this year.
Complex regulations, technological innovations and a highly competitive environment that leaves little room for error have placed unprecedented demands on the time and talents of bank boards. Still, no one I’m with today in Atlanta seems interested in pity or sympathy.
Talk of bank mergers and acquisitions took center stage at this morning’s Bank Leadership and Profitability Improvement conference in Pebble Beach, CA. These remarks inspired today’s post, one that recaps practical board and management issues surfaced throughout the morning.