P.W. "Bill" Parker
Vice chairman and chief risk officer
U.S. Bancorp, Minneapolis
$405 billion of assets
The skill CROs need most:
"The fundamental skill is being able to influence others. It's one thing to get people who work for you to do what you want them to do. In this role, I'm engaged with people who don't work for me, and I need to ensure they understand the risks and execute accordingly."