The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) awarded diplomas to the 164-member class of 2018 at its annual graduation celebration July 26, at University of Colorado’s Folsom Field in Boulder, Colo.
Andy Noll, president, First Farmers & Merchants National Bank, Fairmont, Minn., has been appointed chair of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) for 2019.
Noll’s career with First Farmers & Merchants National Bank spans 25 years. In addition to serving as president, he also serves as senior vice president of its holding company, 215 Holding Co., which operates offices in 15 communities across Southern Minnesota.
The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) has recently elected bankers to leadership roles for the Board of Trustees. Barry Lockard, president and chief executive officer, Cornhusker Bank, Lincoln, Nebraska and Lance White, president and chief executive officer Flint Hills Bank, Wamego, Kansas.
The GSBC Alumni Association will host a reception during the upcoming Community Bankers Summit and 68th Annual School Session. Don’t miss an opportunity to mingle with your favorite GSBC faculty and fellow graduates over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as you learn about how GSBC is preparing the future leaders of our industry! 4:00 pm |…
The U.S. is facing a federal debt crisis. With current and anticipated federal deficits over the coming years, the amount of outstanding federal debt held by the public is expected to rise sharply. Interest payments on this debt are similarly expected to rise given this higher debt load and the consensus that interest rates will generally rise in the near future.
BOULDER, COLO. — The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) is pleased to announce Thomas M. Hoenig, immediate past vice chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and former president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, as the 29th recipient of the James C. Scarboro Award.
The community bank mergers and acquisitions market is currently very active. While this has been the case for the past few years, the industry as a whole is in a much different place today than it was five years ago. During and coming out of the recession, much of the industry’s consolidation was born out of necessity—i.e., survival—and many of the “traditional” reasons for mergers and acquisitions, such as lack of succession or a price too good to refuse, were not predominant factors driving deals.
The GSBC Alumni Association is pleased to announce the addition of a new program aimed at keeping alumni involved beyond graduation, the Alumni Ambassador Program.
For a small fee, students of the Annual School Session may access two different university recreational facilities during their time on campus. The Main Campus Rec Center a state-of-the-art LEED Platinum facility with over 300,000 square feet of recreation and fitness activity space. The Williams Village Rec Center provides easy access to students housed in Bear Creek Apartment and…
Battle of the Classes 6:00 pm | Thursday, July 19, 2018 Students will join forces with their fellow classmates to prove which year rules the field in a fun, co-ed night during the school session. Activities include field-day classics like the three-legged race, tug-of-war and egg and spoon races. Clear Creek Rafting Adventure 1:30 pm…
BOULDER, COLO. — GSBC is pleased to announce the keynote speaker lineup for the 68th Annual School Session. In addition to regularly scheduled courses during the two-week session, students will learn from these influential leaders each Monday of the session.
The U.S. Congress mandates that the Federal Reserve seek to achieve maximum employment, stable prices and moderate long-term interest rates in the U.S. The Federal Reserve itself operationalizes this “stable price” goal by stating that 2% annual inflation is “price stability”. This has never made sense to me. If prices rise 2% a year for…