Jacob Schuette Graduates from Future Leaders Alliance
3/28/2023 – Jacob Schuette, Loan Originator at Washington Savings Bank, Effingham, 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 on Friday, March 3rd The fourteen-month FLA program is dedicated to enhancing the professional development of promising bank leaders through three primary components: education, community service, and networking.
Participants were involved in comprehensive training, which involved attending educational sessions, performing local community service, and completing an advancement strategy project that brought value directly back to their banks and customers. The education sessions covered core topics such as Leadership and Influence, Team Building, Coaching, Service Leadership, Collaboration Skills, Financial Marketing and Branding, Legislative Process, Presentation Skills, Accounting for Bankers, Asset Liability Management, Regulatory Hot Topics, Cyber Security, executed an on-line banking simulation, and more.
The Illinois Bankers Association is a full-service trade association dedicated to creating a positive business climate that benefits the entire banking industry and the communities they serve. Founded in 1891, the IBA brings together state and national banks and savings banks of all sizes in Illinois. Collectively, the Illinois banking industry employs more than 105,000 people in over 4,300 offices across the state.
Left to right: Rachel Selvaggio, Director of Forums and Future Leaders Alliance, Jacob Schuette, and Betsy Johnson, Chair, IBA Executive Committee.
Jacob Schuette is pictured on the far left along with the rest of his graduating class from all over the state of Illinois.