Women in Banking

Regions recruits CIO from marketplace lender Kabbage

04/11/17

Amala Duggirala said she was attracted to Regions because of its digital products and commitment to innovation.

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Why women in finance are punished more harshly for misconduct

04/11/17

A recent study concluded that female financial advisers are fired for misconduct far more often than their male counterparts, even though their missteps cost less on average. Researcher Mark Egan explains the double standard.

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Square’s loans go mostly to women; women senior bank leaders still scarce

04/06/17

Though statistically women have trouble getting small business loans, Square's granting more than half its loans to women; latest numbers show only one in four bank senior execs are female.

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Wells Fargo promotes consumer credit exec to head operations

04/05/17

Titi Cole succeeds longtime executive Jerry Enos.

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Wells Fargo's Mary Mack on driving culture change

04/04/17

The executive tasked with rebuilding trust in the retail bank discusses how employees reacted to its new incentive pay plan, why Wells stopped calling its branches "stores," how it now prevents salespeople from impersonating customers, and more.

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Be like BMO, not like the big banks, on gender diversity

03/31/17

Get Bank of Montreal's best tips for real results on gender diversity, then try not to get disheartened by other big banks. Plus: Amy Brady, Mary Navarro and Donna Demaio.

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Perking up: Banks make big changes in benefits to woo millennials

03/28/17

Financial institutions of all sizes are overhauling benefits policies and promoting work-life balance to better compete for millennial recruits with the hipper tech sector. The big changes include longer periods of paid time off for new parents.

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Talking politics taboo in the workplace? B of A says it’s OK

03/24/17

The more vocal millennial generation is pushing companies like Bank of America to redefine diversity in the workplace to include more freedom of expression.

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Can small-dollar business loans make a comeback?

03/24/17

Ann Marie Mehlum, who has joined a lending platform called SmartBiz Loans after stints as a community banker and an SBA official, says the combination of fintech and old-fashioned banking could bring back small-business loans under $100,000.

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Bank of Montreal CEO on diversity, honesty, their ties to lasting value

03/23/17

BMO recently won a diversity award for reaching its goal of having women in 40% of senior management jobs, and CEO Bill Downe argues equal treatment of employees will carry over to fair treatment of customers and create long-term profits for shareholders.

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