Texas Tech University

Mary Lange to Serve as Keynote Speaker for 43rd Annual School of Banking Opening Reception

Trevor Bell

May 4, 2016

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Texas Tech University proudly welcomes Mary Lange, president of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) Education Foundation, as the keynote speaker for the 43rd Annual Texas Tech School of Banking's opening night reception on Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center. Lange currently serves as an Advisory Board member for the School of Banking and has over 30 years in the banking industry. Most notably, she has worked with IBAT since 1999, serving first as the senior vice president before transitioning to her current role. As president of the IBAT Education Foundation, Lange works with fellow board of director members to raise funds for the organization and develop educational programs to help instill financial management and business skills in students.

The School of Banking, which was 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. Graduates of the two-year school have up-to-date knowledge of all major areas of banking and a strong start on the life-long learning needed for successful banking careers. Many leaders in the banking industry today in the southwestern part of the country are proud alums of the Texas Tech School of Banking. For more information or to register, visit ttubankschool.ba.ttu.edu or contact Stephanie Bohn at stephanie.bohn@ttu.edu or one of the many members of the Advisory Board.

Lange joins a long list of distinguished keynote speakers for the School of Banking over the years, including the likes of Chancellor Duncan, Cynthia Blankenship, Don Powell, Kent Hance, Dory Wiley, Spike Dykes, and Chris Williston.