Our Partnership With Nasdaq

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.

An Early Look at the 2019 Acquire or Be Acquired Conference

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…

3 Trends (and 3 Issues) Every Bank’s Board Needs To Consider

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)

Strong Board. Strong Bank

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.

Consolidation Trends in Banking

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.