Graduate School of Banking

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Graduate School of Banking Trustees

The Graduate School of Banking is sponsored by the Central States Conference of Bankers Associations and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The chief executive officers of these associations, along with a representative of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, serve as of Trustees of the Graduate School of Banking and its Prochnow Educational Foundation.

Doug Wareham
President and CEO
Kansas Bankers Association

Vice Chair
Lorrie Trogden

President & CEO
Arkansas Bankers Association

President and CEO
Kirby Davidson
Graduate School of Banking and
Prochnow Educational Foundation

Max Cook
Missouri Bankers Association

Immediate Past Chair
Amber R. Van Til
President and CEO
Indiana Bankers Association

UW Representative
Vallabh "Samba" Sambamurthy
Albert O. Nicholas Dean
Wisconsin School of Business
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Karl Adam
South Dakota Bankers Association

Michael J. Adelman
President and CEO
Ohio Bankers League

Richard Baier
President & CEO
Nebraska Bankers Association

Adrian Beverage
President and CEO
Oklahoma Bankers Association

Ballard W. Cassady, Jr.
President and CEO
Kentucky Bankers Association

Rick Clayburgh
President and CEO
North Dakota Bankers Association

Randy Hultgren
President and CEO
Illinois Bankers Association

T. Rann Paynter
President and CEO
Michigan Bankers Association

Rose Oswald Poels
President and CEO
Wisconsin Bankers Association

John K. Sorensen
President and CEO
Iowa Bankers Association

Jenifer Waller
President & CEO
Colorado Bankers Association

Joe Witt
President and CEO
Minnesota Bankers Association

Michael A. Wear, CAC Rep
39 Acres Corporation
Omaha, Nebraska

Vicki Kraai, Alternate CAC Rep
InterAction Training
Lincoln, Nebraska

Jason Schwartz, BAB Chair
Senior Vice President
Hawthorn Bank
Jefferson City, MO

Betsy Johnson, BAB Vice Chair
President and CEO
Solutions Bank
Forreston, IL