Doedtman Joins Business Advisory Board
Washington Savings Bank President and CEO David Doedtman joins Eastern Illinois University’s Business Advisory Board.
Washington Savings Bank President and CEO David Doedtman was recently invited to serve on the Business Advisory Board for Eastern Illinois University School of Business for a three-year term beginning this fall.
The Eastern Illinois University School of Business Advisory Board serves in an advisory role to the Chair of the School of Business and as advocates of the School. The objectives of the Business Advisory Board are to provide an interface between the School and business community, offer advice and support to the Chair on a variety of issues related to the management and offerings of the School, and promote positive public relations for the School.
The School of Business currently offers six undergraduate majors: Accountancy, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing and Business Administration. Students can also choose between five minor programs to supplement their majors. The minor programs include Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Management Information Systems, Accountancy and Finance. MBA students can focus on their choice of four areas of concentration: Applied Management, Accountancy, Research and Geographic Information Systems. Currently, 1026 students are enrolled in undergraduate Business majors, 736 students pursuing minor degrees and 88 seeking their MBA.
“I am honored to be a member of the Business Advisory Committee,” remarks Doedtman. “The Board is comprised of a group of very accomplished EIU alumni. I look forward to networking with these Board members for the betterment of the Eastern Illinois University School of Business.”
In addition to serving on the EIU School of Business Advisory Board, Doedtman is also an appointed member of the Illinois Bankers Association Finance and Investment Committee.
Other members of the Board include: Matthew Allen, VP of Operations for Illinois Valley Glass in Peoria, IL; Barbara Baurer, COO of Country Financial in Bloomington, IL; Andrew Brown, CFO for Chegg, Inc., in Santa Clara, CA; Steve Childers, CFO of Consolidated Communications, Inc. in Mattoon, IL; Brian Christensen, Sr. VP and CIO of David Vaughan Investments, Inc. in Peoria, IL; Randal S. Flesch, Brand Eastern District Manager at Marathon Petroleum Corp. in Columbus, OH; Troy Frerichs, Director, Investments-Wealth Management at Country Financial in Bloomington, IL; Stephen Gosselin, VP of Customer Services Support Division at Caterpillar, Inc. in Peoria, IL; Jim Hinze, Sr Business Development Manager of Constellation NewEnergy; P. David Kuhl, Chairman, President and CEO of Freestar Bank in Pontiac, IL; Richard Lumpkin, Chairman of Consolidated Communications, Inc. in Mattoon, IL; Carl Mito, Managing Director, Oppenheimer & Company in Chicago, IL; Mark Oakley, ChFC, CLU, Systems VP of State Farm in Bloomington, IL; Teri Radosevich, VP of Community Relations and Public Affairs of Avnet, Inc in Phoenix, AZ; Steve Seicke, VP of Government Relations at AT&T in Chicago, IL; Bill Skeens, President and Founder of Prairie City Bakery in Vernon Hills, IL; Matthew Smith, Corporate Treasurer and Director at Investor Relations of Consolidated Communications in Mattoon, IL; Timothy Streid, CPA, CLU, President of Wealth Designs and Macro Wealth Management in Peoria, IL; Krupal Swami, Director, Systems Department at State Farm in Bloomington, IL and Ronald Tsoumas, Corporate Controller, Treasurer and Executive Officer of Methode Electronics, Inc in Chicago, IL.
Doedtman resides in Effingham, Illinois, with his wife, Ann, and three boys.
Washington Savings Bank, the second oldest and largest customer owned financial institution in Effingham County, offers a full line of personal and commercial deposit and loan products. The bank has received a 5-Star rating, the highest possible, from Bauer Financial for 25 consecutive years.