Mendota reporter | Hessenberger of the Central Bank graduated from the banking school
PERU – Rick R. Clary, President of Community Bank, announces the graduation of Linda Hessenberger from the Graduate School of Banking at Central Bank Illinois.
Hessenberger of Mendota graduated Aug. 13 during the opening exercises at the 76th annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Hessenberger also received an Executive Leadership Certificate from the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional and Executive Development for completing the rigorous GSB Leadership Program.
The school, sponsored by Central US State Bankers Associations, as well as the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was established in 1945 to provide bankers with an opportunity for advanced study and research in the areas of banking, economics and leadership. Teaching at the Graduate School of Banking takes place in two-week sessions over three consecutive summers, along with in-depth study between summer resident sessions. The program focuses on managing the strategic issues facing bank executives and professionals in the financial services industry. The Graduate School of Banking welcomes approximately 600 American and international professionals each year. More than 85 academics, economists, government officials and renowned industry professionals make up the school’s faculty.
Clary said: “Linda is a key part of our management team in our Peruvian market. This training will improve it and the bank’s ability to serve our customers.
Central Bank Illinois is headquartered in Geneseo with full-service branches in the Illinois communities of Andover, Ashton, Fulton, Geneseo, Oregon, Peru, Princeton and Rochelle with a limited-use loan office in Prophetstown. The Central Bank is a commercial bank providing a full range of banking and trust services to individuals and businesses. FDIC member / Equal Opportunity Loan / Equal Opportunity Employer.