LBA Leadership School Kicks Off

The first of two LBA Leadership Schools in 2018 kicked off with an opening reception on March 6 at Juban’s Restaurant in Baton Rouge, followed by the first session the following day at LBA's office. The school is a six-month program that includes the Hogan Leadership Forecast Series, online course work and five instructor-led sessions focused on developing leaderships skills and enhancing knowledge in various areas of banking. Click here for more information on the second Leadership School of 2018

(above, from left) Danielle McManus of Farmers-Merchants Bank and Trust, Victoria Castille of Farmers-Merchants Bank and Trust, Sharmaine Robertson of First Guaranty Bank, Joedi Snipes of First Guaranty Bank and Star Spriggs of First Guaranty Bank are pictured at the school's opening reception.

(above) BOM Bank's Leadership School students include (sitting, from left) Debra Funderburk, Mona Winegeart, Tiffany Woods, (standing, from left) Melinda Williams and Fran Myles.

Pictured above (from left) are Tara Gaspar of M C Bank and Trust, Andrew Suazo of JD Bank and Jennifer Erickson of JD Bank.

(above) Louisiana Bankers Education Council President Jim Lyons of First National Bank of Louisiana addresses the Leadership School students, instructors and fellow LBEC officers at the opening reception.

(above) Rep. Steve Carter spoke at the school's opening session about the importance of advocacy in the banking industry.