Sheila serves as Executive Vice President/Chief Operations Officer of Midwest Independent BankersBank (MIB).  As a member of the Executive Management Committee, she participates in providing organizational leadership, direction and guidance related to community bank servicing across the Midwest.

She has more than 26 years of correspondent banking experience and provides a wealth of knowledge in bank operations through current and past participation in a number of banking-related committees outside of MIB, such as Chairperson of the Graduate School of Banking in Colorado (GSBC) Alumni Advisory Board; GSBC Board of Trustee Member; Faster Payments Task Force member with the Federal Reserve Bank; the Faster Payments Council; RTP Advisory member; FedNow Pilot Contributing Member; the ICBA Operations & Payments Committee; the Bankers’ Bank Operations Council; and the ABA Correspondent Bank Work Group.

Sheila earned her bachelor’s degree in Finance from Central Missouri State University (now University of Central Missouri), in Warrensburg, Missouri. She subsequently graduated with honors from the Missouri Bankers’ Association School of Bank Management as well as the Graduate School of Banking in Colorado.