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Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC)

Chair

Michael A. Wear

President
39 Acres Corporation
Omaha, Nebraska

Eric Cook

Digital Strategist
WSI Digital Marketing
Battle Creek, MI

Robert D. Dye

President and CEO
Dye & Associates, Inc.
Wheaton, IL

Darren D. Herrmann

Chief Experience Officer
UMB Financial Corporation
Kansas City, MO

Tom Hershberger

Chairman and CEO
Cross Financial Group
Lincoln, NE

Jack D. Hubbard

St. Meyer & Hubbard
UMB Financial Corporation
Elgin, IL

Lance E. Kessler

President
Lance Kessler & Associates
Mechanicsburg, PA

Chad Knutson

President
SBS CyberSecurity, LLC
Madison, SD

David W. Koch

Managing Director, Advisory Services
Abrigo
Fitchburg, WI

Vicki L. Kraai

Chief Engagement Officer
InterAction Training
Lincoln, NE

Mark J. Laplante

Sr. Lecturer, Finance Department
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Madison, WI

Dwight R. Larsen

CEO and President
United Bankers’ Bank
Bloomington, MN

Terry A. Saber

Saber Advisory Group, LLC
Dassel, MN

Philip K. Smith

President
Gerrish McCreary Smith Consultants and Attorneys
Memphis, TN

Terri D. Thomas

SVP – Legal Department Director
Kansas Bankers Association/Kansas Bankers
Consulting Services, LLC
Topeka, KS

Lisa T. Yaffe

Yaffe Consulting, LLC
Mundelien, IL

Board of Trustee Representatives

Trustee Chair

Doug Wareham

President and CEO
Kansas Bankers Association
Topeka, Kansas

Trustee Vice Chair

Lorrie Trogden

President and CEO
Arkansas Bankers Association
Little Rock, AR

Banker Advisory Board Representatives

BAB Chair REP

Jason Schwartz

Sr. Vice President
Hawthorn Bank
Jefferson City, MO

BAB Vice Chair REP

Betsy Johnson

President and CEO
Solutions Bank
Forreston, IL