Red Ladder Research
Red Ladder periodically conducts research regarding people development issues in the financial services arena. Check back often for current or ongoing studies and reports.
The Women at the Top® Studies
For over a decade, our intent has been to provide cutting edge research of importance to the advancement of women leaders. The 2010 WATT® Study focuses on the status of women in the Top 50 US Banks. Future studies will include other industries. Learn more about our current and previous studies here.
Community Banking Leadership Gap Study
Red Ladder, Inc., designed, conducted and analyzed a community banking Leadership Gap Study in cooperation with Financial Women International and the Independent Community Bankers Association. A survey (December 2006) and focus groups (January 2007) of community banks was completed with a focus on questions related to the impact that the pending boomer retirement explosion will have on community banking. View the 2007 Summary Report for high level results or to order a copy of The Leadership Gap Study full report, which includes survey details and focus group results, contact .