Friday, February 22, 2019

Articles & Publications

Chartwell Publications

Chartwell Publications, a division of Chartwell Capital, arranges for the publication and distribution of books and other materials prepared by Chartwell Capital and written by Charles J Thayer. Books are available online in both paperback and digital versions at the following bookstores and and other online bookstores.

   Amazon Bookstore

Barnes & Noble Bookstore

Fiction by Charles J Thayer

Business Books by Charles J Thayer

  Bank Director
Survival Guide

Available on Amazon
Paperback & Kindle
Published 2017

Survival Guide provides bank directors and bank executives with the tools required to navigate the unique challenges faced by bank board members. Service as a bank director may have been considered an honor in the past - but times have changed. 

Survival Guide provides you with a practical roadmap for making your job as a bank director more effective and rewarding - from the day you join to the day you depart your bank board.

  Credit Check
Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due

Available on Amazon
Paperback & Kindle
Published 2016

Credit Check is my tribute to many of the people, not all, who helped me navigate the challenges faced during my business career.

Many business 'friends' quickly fade away when the business relationship ends; a few become personal friends for decades. These short stories highlight the leadership they provided during challenging times and the importance of mentors.

Credit Check also contains a collection of governance articles written by Thayer and published by Directors & Boards and Directors Digest.

  It Is What It Is
Saving AmericanWest Bank

Available on Amazon
Published 2010 

The true story of how AmericanWest Bank navigated the financial hurricane of 2008-09 and prevented seizure by the FDICwith a ground-breaking structure to recapitalize the Bank in December 2010.


Recommended Reading: Western Independent Bankers Association

Read a Real-Life Example of Winning Leadership

A recommended quick-read for all directors is a recently published book, It Is What It Is – Saving AmericanWest Bank – A Story of Leadership. Written by Charles Thayer, an advisor to the bank who is also chairman of the American Association of Bank Directors, the book focuses on how leadership at the bank made the difference between recapitalization and failure. 



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