GSBC’s Board of Trustees and Alumni Advisory Board took a unique approach to their fall meetings in November by learning about George Washington’s and other historical figures’ approaches to leadership. The sessions were held at the George Washington Leadership Institute in Mt. Vernon, Virginia.
GSBC is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Baker, executive vice president and chief credit officer of Bank of the Plains, Salina, Kan., to its Alumni Advisory Board. Baker was born and raised in Auburn, Wash., and moved to Kansas in 1996 to attend Bethany College in Lindsborg. After graduation, Baker began his career…
My argument that this is a good time to be a community bank leader likely runs counter to conventional wisdom and how you probably feel as a banker living in this moment. The issues, risks and uncertainty are plentiful.
GSBC completed another session of its exclusive C-suite school, the Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers® (EDI), on October 18, 2023.
Josie Bunch, Vice President of Strategy and Experience at the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC), has been honored as one of 40 emerging business leaders in Boulder Valley.
GSBC hosted a record-setting 72nd Annual School Session on the University of Colorado Boulder campus July 16-28, 2023. Approximately 600 industry professionals, including students, faculty and alumni, were hosted over two weeks, where the school showcased its ongoing commitment to building community bank leaders through education, connection and innovation.
Sheila Noll, executive vice president and chief operating officer of PCBB, has been named chair elect of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) for 2023-2024.
Barry Lockard, president and chief executive officer of Cornhusker Bank in Lincoln, Neb., has been named chair of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) for 2023-2024.
The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) is pleased to announce Charles “Charlie” Funk as the 31st recipient of the James C. Scarboro Award.
This past year, one of our student peer groups chose to articulate the challenges of the current economy. Here are their observations:
Since our students walked off campus on Friday, July 29, 2022, the banking industry has experienced incredible events which challenge what we know and believe…As we step back to consider these events, how banking has changed and will likely continue to change, we have the responsibility to think about what it means to GSBC and how we can best serve the industry.
This past year, one of our student peer groups chose to tackle the topic of technology adoption, which they found to be critical in meeting customer expectations and maximizing employee productivity.