Dasenbrock Graduates From Future Leaders Alliance
Matt Dasenbrock from Washington Savings Bank graduates from the Illinois Bankers Association program for promising leaders in the banking industry.
Matt Dasenbrock from Washington Savings Bank in Effingham, IL, has graduated from the Future Leaders Alliance (FLA) offered through the Illinois Bankers Association. The graduation commencement was held during the IBA’s annual ONE Conference at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria on March 6th. The thirteen-month FLA program is dedicated to enhancing the professional development of new and promising bank leaders through three primary components: education, community service and networking.
Participants were involved in comprehensive training, which involved attending educational sessions and performing local community service. The education sessions covered core topics such as Leadership and Influence, Communication, Team Building, Sales Leadership, Financial Marketing and Branding, Legislative Process, Accounting for Bankers, Asset Liability Management, Regulatory Hot Topics, executed an on-line banking simulation, and more.
Dasenbrock presently serves on the FLA Board of Directors, which is charged with developing and overseeing the foundation of the Future Leader’s Alliance program. The FLA program is a membership program dedicated to the leadership development of promising leaders in the Illinois banking industry through highly engaging educational events, increasing awareness and involvement in the legislative process, creating opportunities for community service and relationship building.
The Illinois Bankers Association is a full-service trade association dedicated to creating a positive business climate that benefits the entire banking industry. Founded in 1891, the IBA brings together state and national banks, savings banks and savings and loan associations of all sizes in the State of Illinois and collectively represents the vast majority of banking assets and banking employees in our state. The IBA has two offices: one in the State Capitol complex in Springfield and the other in the heart of Chicago’s financial district.
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.