Thought Leadership Resources

We have curated a collection of blogs and news items that we found important to the Asset & Wealth Management business.

Ignites: Despite Layoffs, Industry Head Count Swelled 3% Last Year

“They’re consistently announcing layoffs of portfolio managers and multiple rounds of layoffs. And…

Ignites | Find Your (Fund Industry) Passion: A Q&A With PGIM’s Stuart Parker

Great insights from industry thought leader Stuart Parker, part of the fantastic leadership team at…

Fund Board Views | Q&A: Women On Mutual Fund Boards

Thank you to Hillary Jackson at Fund Board Views for including us in this important conversation on…

Girls With Impact: As parents work from home amid COVID-19, Girls With Impact waives tuition with its distance learning relief effort to ease burdens

Girls With Impact has just made their live, online "mini-MBA" program free to girls age 12-18…

Bloomberg: JPMorgan Plans Firm-Wide Hiring Freeze Amid Virus Uncertainty

At Wilbanks Partners we are still active in our recruiting initiatives for innovative roles in…

McLagan Insights: Navigating the Growing Patchwork of Pay Equity Laws Across the United States

Another great overview with thoughtful insights on a complex, important and topical issue we are…

MCDB | A New Virus on the Block: SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Accurate information is always critical in periods of uncertainty and heightened volatility, and I…

FundFire: Asset Management Comp Slides Lower, Except for Those with Specialized Skills

"Asset management industry paychecks are on the decline, but not for workers with specialized…

The New York Times: As the Start-Up Boom Deflates, Tech Is Humbled

This is a fantastic opportunity for asset management and wealth management firms to put their…

FundFire: Why Asset Managers Appoint External CEO Successors

Succession planning initiatives are often complex and require a large investment of time over a…

Headhunting | The Evolution of a Specialized Professional Service

It is interesting to read The Economist's updating of the important role executive recruiters play…

Fast Company: The Science Behind Why Saving For Retirement Is Hard

"A successful retirement is created through careful planning and wise choices. By becoming aware of…