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Robb to Represent Missouri on GSBC Board of Trustees

GSBC is pleased to welcome Dan Robb, president and CEO of Jonesburg State Bank, to its board of trustees. Robb has more than 35 years of banking experience, having started his career in 1985 as a bank teller. Established in 1921, Jonesburg State Bank is a community bank in East Central Missouri … Robb has been at the helm of the institution since 2003. 

Looking Back to Look Forward: A Renewed Perspective on GSBC’s Strategic Plan

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.

Baker Joins GSBC Alumni Advisory Board

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…

It is a Good Time to be a Community Bank Leader

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.

Eight Complete Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers®

GSBC completed another session of its exclusive C-suite school, the Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers® (EDI), on October 18, 2023.

GSBC’s Josie Bunch Honored by Boulder Valley with 40 Under Forty Recognition

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 Celebrates Record-Setting 72nd Annual School Session, Class of 2023

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.

PCBB’s Noll Named Chair Elect of Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

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.

Lockard to Continue Driving Strategic Plan as Chair of Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

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.

GSBC Recognizes Funk With Honorary James C. Scarboro Award

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.

Bold Leadership Required: How GSBC is Building Future-Oriented Community Bank Leaders

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.

GSBC Adds Bolder Banking Micro-Credential to Its Curriculum

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) is pleased to continue empowering community bankers through its newest curriculum addition: a Committed to Lead micro-credential.