Parsons is available to speak about Broke: America's Banking System to bank associations and banking schools as well as to advise bank directors and bankers.
For bank directors:
Lessons learned from case studies in poor bank board governance
Ten immediate actions directors can take to improve bank governance
Why "Majoring in the Majors" of 10X Risk management should be the #1 priority of every bank board
Why effective Operational Risk Management is inextricably linked to an effective risk culture
The one factor – above all – that determines a bank's risk appetite
Why these 5 letters – TGTBT – must be sketched on every director's mind
How to use Scenario Analysis to mitigate enterprise risk
For bank CEOs and management:
Why the U.S. banking system is "broke" and how bank CEOs can protect their banks from the system's flaws
Five immediate actions to improve your bank's operational and strategic risk management capabilities
KRIs that matter: why tracking and reporting "velocity" and "volume" are the keys to strong controls
How to improve board reporting by "Majoring in the Majors"
How to see Emerging Risks before it is too late
How to mitigate the risks associated with competitors and acquisitions
Three stages of Operational Risk Management
Roles and Responsibilities in the sound management of Operational Risk
Verification and Validation of Operational Risk
Research: 8 reasons community and regional banks fail
Research: Why bank failure is concentrated in some states
Research: One External factor that may be have the greatest influence on a bank's stock price
Research: Does bank consolidation improve industry profitability?
Research: Why CAMELS don't work and what to do about it
Banking and Sports:
For those who want to have some fun while talking about meaty (but never boring!) banking topics, Parsons has novel and creative presentations that show bankers and directors that they can learn from baseball, football, track & field, and, NASCAR. Using his unique research and statistics, Parsons has developed compelling case studies in sports to help bankers and directors think about banking. Some examples include:
When do you not want Michael Jordan on your team and what does it mean to banks
Life without Peyton Manning: What bankers and directors can learn from the 2011 Indianapolis Colts
Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds and U.S. banking from 2001-2006
Breaking the 4 minute mile: Lessons for bankers
Why every banker and director of start-up banks must study the NY Mets and the New Orleans Saints
The two best "Bills" in NFL coaching history: Lessons in management for bank CEOs
The perils of talent assessment and selection: The "Brady Six"