Acquisitions are disruptive by nature, but some banks excel at maximizing M&A value by minimizing friction. Here’s what the active acquirers among our Best Banks to Work For know that others might not.
Safety first, counseling and maybe massages later. For most banks, the goal after a robbery is to restore normalcy. But how they go about it varies, from requiring employees to return to the scene to enlisting colleagues who have had a similar experience to provide support.
An episode of "Oprah" changed how this North Dakota bank thinks about corporate giving. But the way it distributes donations is not the only thing that sets it apart. Call Michael Solberg crazy if you want, but he says the results validate Bell's philosophy of generosity.
With immigration and racial issues flaring across the country, a community bank owned by two families with opposing political views is undivided in helping noncitizens obtain work visas and prioritizing diversity in some very homogenous markets.
Want employees to feel empowered to make decisions to help customers? Rewarding that behavior is one way to reinforce the message. Here’s how one South Dakota community bank goes about it — in a splashy, Super Bowl-sized way.