When it comes to investing, a company's executive team is more important than some investors think. Wells Fargo, Citigroup, and BofI Holding all have characteristics that investors should look for in a competent and skillful management team.

In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson field a question from their mailbag regarding methods for finding good management. Among the tactics discussed are proxy statements, conference calls, and insider ownership.

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David Hanson has no position in any stocks mentioned. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Citigroup. The Motley Fool recommends BofI Holding and Wells Fargo. The Motley Fool owns shares of BofI Holding, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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