Jennifer Nagle, Vice-President of Consumer Banking was awarded a diploma on August 23, 2013, at commencement exercises during the 69th annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As Vice-President of Consumer Banking at Peoples Bank & Trust, Jennifer leads the team of banking professionals providing deposit and lending services to households.
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 550 US and international professionals each year. Over 85 esteemed academicians, economists, government officials and industry professional comprise the School’s facility.
Three other officers of Peoples Bank & Trust are currently enrolled in Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Peoples Bank & Trust has twenty-eight officers, including sixteen graduates of national graduate banking schools held in conjunction with various universities across the country and sponsored through the American Bankers Association. Peoples Bank & Trust officers have also completed ten state banking schools sponsored by the Illinois Bankers Association and Community Bankers Association of Illinois.
Peoples Bank & Trust is a locally owned and managed, independent community bank with ten offices located in Charleston, Altamont, Tower Hill, Pana, Taylorville, Morrisonville, Springfield, Waverly, Palmyra and White Hall. Peoples Bank & Trust is a full service bank offering outstanding customer service to consumers, small business, and farmers in Central Illinois. People First Bancshares, Inc., with corporate offices in Pana, Illinois, is the holding company for Peoples Bank & Trust.