The team at First State Bank is pleased to announce that David E. Richey was awarded a diploma on Aug. 14, 2015, at commencement exercises during the 71st annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. David is the Chief Financial Officer/VP at First State Bank and is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
The School, sponsored by state bankers associations from across the central United States, as well as the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was established in 1945 to provide bankers with an opportunity for advanced study and research in banking, economics and leadership. Instruction at the Graduate School of Banking takes place during two-week resident sessions for three consecutive summers, along with comprehensive study between summer resident sessions. The curriculum focuses on the management of strategic issues faced by banking executives and financial services industry professionals.
The Graduate School of Banking enrolls approximately 600 US and international professionals each year. More than 85 esteemed academicians, economists, government officials, and industry professionals comprise the School’s faculty.
Jim Kisch, president and CEO, Continuity Control, New York City area, was the featured speaker at commencement. Mr. Kisch, who serves on the GSB’s faculty, is a 2000 alumnus of the Graduate School of Banking. For more information about the Graduate School of Banking, please visit www.gsb.org.
First State Bank offers customers a full range of products including traditional, personal, commercial and agricultural loan and deposit solutions. Additionally, First State Bank customers have the option of convenient online and mobile banking. FSB Mobile App users also now have the option of mobile check deposit, so checks can be deposited anywhere, anytime.
Dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and high value products while enhancing shareholder value, First State Bank has been a trusted and respected community institution since 1884. With locations in Adams, Brown, Highland and Fayette Counties, all banking center operations and management are locally controlled. To learn more about First State Bank, visit www.fsb4me.com.