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Unplugging the Dam – Working Faster Payments into Business Receivables

The question you need to ask your treasury services department is, “Are we initiating the conversations with our business customers that will highlight ways we can be strategic?”. Instant payments may only look like a trickle now, but by taking a strategic approach to solving the current problems of today, your business will be prepared…

Colorado, Missouri & Kansas Bankers Elected to GSBC Alumni Advisory Board

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) has elected three bankers to its Alumni Advisory board, effective July 26, 2019. Quentin Leighty, office president and chief financial officer of First National Bank of Las Animas in Monument, CO, will serve a three-year term on the GSBC Alumni Advisory Board. Leighty has been with First…

Obenauer Elected Chair of GSBC Alumni Association

Christie Obenauer, president and CEO of Union State Bank in Hazen, ND, has been elected chair of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) Alumni Association, effective July 26, 2019. Obenauer is a 2016 graduate of GSBC and is active in many local, regional and state-level boards involving banking and community development. Obenauer worked…

Oklahoma & Missouri Bankers Elected to GSBC Board of Trustees

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) has elected two bankers to its board of trustees, effective July 26, 2019. Barry Anderson, president and chief operations officer of F&M Bank in Edmond, OK, has been elected to the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) Board of Trustees. Anderson began his banking career as…

Karsky of North Dakota to Lead GSBC in 2020

Tim Karsky, president of Choice Bank North Dakota in Bismark, has been elected chair of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) for 2020. Karsky brings forth experience gained from a long career in banking, including his role as commissioner of the North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions from 2001-2010. He has also served…

GSBC Concludes 69th Annual School Session, Announces Class of 2019

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) awarded 156 total graduates from across the nation with its prestigious diploma in banking July 25 during a ceremony at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. GSBC also awarded 19 students with honors, who graduated in the top 10 percent of their class. These individuals include:…

Forecasted Returns and Other Great Stories of Fiction

“…But how should savvy investors interpret forecasted returns? Can they be reasonably trusted? Consider that a fixed-income investor might forecast a specific total return (nominal yield + price change) assuming a future market yield (price) for a given investment period and be quite close to achieving the forecasted total return if the guestimated future yield…

2019 Alumni Association Golf Tournament

Sunday, July 21, 2019 8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start Walnut Creek Golf Preserve Westminster, CO   Come out and join fellow classmates, faculty, trustees, alumni and friends for a fun-filled day on the greens with a marvelous view of the Colorado Rocky Mountains! Walnut Creek Golf Preserve is located in Westminster, CO, just 20 minutes from Boulder….

Funding Costs Still on the Rise: Betas Hit the Accelerator

Over the past year, financial institutions across the country have seen an acceleration in funding costs. Historically, institutions have been successful in delaying rate increases on deposits during the initial stage of the rate cycle, then slowly increasing deposit rates for the second third of the cycle. From late 2015 through 2017, institutions enjoyed the…

GSBC Completes Community Bank Investments School

DENVER, COLO. – May 23, 2019 – The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) is pleased to announce the completion of its second annual Community Bank Investments School.Twenty-eight community bankers from around the country completed the training, held May 19-23, at University of Colorado Denver Business School in Downtown Denver. The training is designed to provide participants an independent critique of opportunities and risks in better managing an investment portfolio.

2019 Scholarship Recipients Announced

GSBC is pleased to announce its 2019 scholarship recipients. The list of students below have received scholarships of approximately one-third of the three-year tuition to attend the Annual School Session. Approximately $100,000 in scholarships are funded by GSBC annually, and awards are made through partnerships with co-sponsoring bankers associations, intermediate schools of banking and the…

FDIC Chairman to Headline 69th Annual School Session

BOULDER, COLO. – Jelena McWilliams, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), will deliver the opening keynote address of the 69th Annual School Session of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) on July 15, 2019. “We are honored by the opportunity to host Chairman McWilliams at GSBC this July, and look forward to the insights she has to share with our student body on the state of community banking,” said GSBC President Tim Koch.