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2015 School of Banking Dates: August 9-14, 2015

The Texas Tech School of Banking, which was first established in 1973, provides future leaders in the financial services industry with the skills, tools and perspective necessary to advance their careers and help their banks prosper. The program is designed to enable participants to understand the big picture of the rapidly changing financial services industry. Program graduates will have up-to-date knowledge of all major areas of banking, a fresh network of colleagues, and will be equipped to anticipate and respond to changes in this dynamic industry. The School of Banking is led in a group-live format and covers a wide variety of topics such as investment portfolio fundamentals, risk management, bank regulations, pricing strategies, and real-world cases and simulations.

Highlights of 2014 Bank School

2014 Students

2014 Scholarship Recipient

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Overton Hotel & Conference Center
2322 Mac Davis Lane
Lubbock, TX 79401

Scholarship Opportunities


Corporate Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors The Baker Group Lam & Company PC Southwestern Graduate School of Banking Foundation Frost Bank Independent Bankers Association of Texas Texas Bankers Association TIB

Event Sponsors

Graduate School of Banking at Colorado First State Bank – Rice South Plains Bankers Association CalTech First State Bank

2015 Advisory Board

Faculty Director
Dr. Scott Hein
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX
Chairman of the Advisory Board
Randall S. James
Texas Banking Commissioner-Retired
Austin, TX
Year 2 Instructor
Brad Olson
Olson Research
Columbia, MD
Curtis Bull
TIB / The Independent
Bankers Bank

Amarillo, TX
Chad Golden
TIB / The Independent
Bankers Bank

Irving, TX
Mike Rigby
Liberty Bank
North Richland Hills, TX
Sam Kana
First National of Eagle Lake
Eagle Lake, TX
Mary Lange
Austin, TX
Michael J. Montgomery
First State Bank
Ennis, TX
Ryan Morris
First State Bank
Gainesville, TX
Donny Palmer
TBA/Texas Bankers Association
Austin, TX
Powell Thompson
American Bank of Commerce
Austin, TX
Evan Harris
First Financial Bank
Abilene, TX
Peter Smith
Happy State Bank
Lubbock, TX
Scott Baxter
Frost Bank
Houston, TX
Mike Stevens
Conference State Bank

Washington, D.C.
Kyle Holloway
Fayetteville Bank
Fayetteville, TX
Greg Burgess
First Capital Bank of Texas
Amarillo, TX
Russ Lam
Lam and Company
Lubbock, TX
Tanner Bailey
Texas First Bank
Houston, Texas
B.A. Donelson
First State Bank
Stratford, TX
Drew Winters
Rawls College of Business
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX
Terri Ward
Unit Coordinator
Rawls College of Business
School of Banking
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX
Mary Frances Weatherly
Director of Graduate Outreach
Rawls College of Business
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX

Terri Ward
Unit Coordinator
School of Banking
P: 806.834.8353



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