Bank School Class of 2023

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Class Materials 

General Sessions

Materials from the daily general sessions will be posted here.

Materials from the daily general sessions will be posted here.

Monday – Leveraging Diversity Through Inclusive Leadership

Leslie Schreiner

VBA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Efforts

Tuesday – Economic Update

Dr. Ed Seifried

Wednesday – Digital Banking Trends

Rob Morgan

Thursday – CEO Panel

Maria Tedesco, Leton Harding & Bruce Whitehurst

Organizational Behavior – Kerry Sauley

Pre-Work Assignment – Complete the questions on pages 1-4 of the below Word Document. Please bring a completed digital or printed copy with you to the first day of class.

Class Materials:

Commercial Banking – Gary Higgins

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Case Studies:

Economic Environment – Dr. Ed

2021 Blank Data Sheet
Dr. Ed's Completed Data Sheet

Trimmed Mean PCE Inflation Rate Information (link to the Excel doc is under the 12-month PCE inflation chart)

Creativity - Noah Scalin

The Big Seven

Sign Up for a Creative Sprint Here

Ethical Decision Making – Richard Coughlan

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Monday Night Homework:

10 item questionnaire – page 7 of the PDF above (Ethics Questionnaire)

Bank Financial Management I – Brad Schwartz

Pre-Work Assignment – Complete the questions on page 1 of the below PDF Document AFTER reading pages 2-18. Please bring a completed digital or printed copy with you to the first day of class.

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Please note – Brad will hold office hours on Tuesday afternoon immediately following class until 4:30 p.m.

Strategic Marketing – Erin Black

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Video Links:

Strategic Marketing Action Assignment​ - Erin will explain this assignment on Monday during class. Please submit your response by Tuesday at noon.

Home Study Problems

Along with attendance at all classes during the Bank School summer session, completion of eight home study problems (4 after the first year and 4 after the second year) with a passing grade is required to graduate from the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management.

  • Economic Environment (Seifried): October 4, 2021
  • Ethical Decision Making (Coughlan): November 1, 2021
  • Commercial Banking (Higgins): February 1, 2022
  • Strategic Marketing (Black): March 1, 2022

Submission Instructions

Home study assignments should be uploaded here by 11:59 PM on the due date.  Late submissions will be noted and subject to point(s) deduction.  Home Study Instruction Sheet will provide the details on submission of assignments.

Assignments

You can access your home study assignments through the links below.

Questions?

Contact Kristen Reid at kreid@vabankers.org or (804) 819-4731.

Bank School Profile Site

Learn more about this year’s students, faculty and staff on the Bank School Profile Site.

Bank School Newsletters & Photo Contest Information

Week of Newsletters:

Prior to the Start of School:

Class Officer Contact Information

Class of 2023 Officers  
President
Chrissy Peele
TowneBank
(757) 619-0750
chrissy.peele@townebank.net
Vice President
Lynda Phillips
Old Point National Bank
(757) 593-1373
lphillips@oldpoint.com
Treasurer
Sean Lynch
TowneBank
(757) 641-3440
sean.lynch@townebank.net
Secretary
Trish White
First National Bank
(434) 213-5855
Pamayes@icloud.com

VBA Staff Contact Information

Class Liaisons
Bank School Management & Oversight