Tying a director's compensation to a company's performance-a concept sweeping corporate America-is slowly making its way into community bank circles.

Bankers and executive compensation experts say even some of the smallest banks are starting to pay their directors in stock options, deferred compensation, or an increasingly popular form of compensation dubbed phantom stock.

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