Management Advisory

What Makes an Effective Community Banking Board?

How do you construct an effective bank board of directors? A question frequently asked, seldom answered. According to the FDIC, directors’ responsibilities include:   “Directors are responsible for selecting, monitoring, […]


TMIB Lite: Welcome to Matt Prosseda

Podcast Show Notes: Our This Month In Banking (TMIB) podcast features discussion with colleagues and other industry thought leaders on interesting banking news that happened this month. TMIB will be […]


The Federal Home Loan Bank System: Lender of Next-to-Last Resort

“The FDIC recently has observed instances of liquidity stress at a small number of insured banks.” So opened the Summer 2017 FDIC Supervisory Insights issue. And so went your exams. […]


Time to Pull the Plug on CRA?

In Richard J. Parson’s book, Broke: America’s Banking System, he suggested that bankers and examiners major in the majors. By that, he meant sweat the big stuff; and by big […]


Women in Banking

Since I began my banking career approximately 38 years ago, the financial industry has experienced dramatic change, particularly as it relates to the adaption and utilization of technology, customer delivery […]


Lessons from Management Reviews

Over the past three years, TKG has been engaged by a significant number of banks to provide an assessment of the capabilities of management to operate the bank in a […]


What Kind of Board of Directors Does Your Bank Have?

As a result of the financial crisis and subsequent recession, Board oversight has become a more significant issue to both regulators and shareholders.  Proper corporate governance and the role of […]