Bonnie McGeer is the executive editor of American Banker. She oversees its monthly magazine, along with annual projects such as the Survey of Bank Reputations, Best Banks to Work For and Big Ideas in Banking. She also chairs the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance program.
As you'll see from this list, regional banks are doing a better job bolstering their reputations than the big banks are, according to the 2017 American Banker/Reputation Institute Survey of Bank Reputations.
Even with her name recognition, the star of films like “Fantastic Four” and “Little Fockers” struggled to get funding to start The Honest Co. She shared her experiences during an event hosted by American Express.
MIT professor Maria Loumioti has studied loans made strictly using hard data and loans where a loan officer clearly was influenced by personal connections or feelings about a borrower. The results shed light on the value and limitations of "soft" information.