MUNCIE, Ind. – Robyn Palmer, Client Relationship manager for MutualBank in Warsaw was awarded a diploma on Aug. 23, at commencement exercises during the 69th annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Palmer, who serves clients of Elkhart and Kosciusko counties, placed in the top 10 percent of the 2013 graduating class. This was achieved through superior performance on required intersession projects covering a broad range of banking subjects and on comprehensive examinations given at each of the three resident sessions.
The school, sponsored by the 18 state bankers associations compromising the Central States Conference of Bankers Associations and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was established in 1945 to provide bankers with an opportunity for advanced study and research in banking, economics and leadership. Instruction at the Graduate School of Banking takes place during two-week resident sessions for three consecutive summers, along with comprehensive study between summer resident sessions. The curriculum focuses on the management of strategic issues faced by banking executives and financial services industry professionals.
The Graduate School of Banking enrolls approximately 550 U.S. and international professionals each year. Over 85 esteemed academicians, economists, government officials and industry professionals compromise the school’s faculty.
MutualFirst Financial, Inc. and MutualBank, an Indiana-based financial institution, has 32 full-service retail financial centers in Delaware, Elkhart, Grant, Kosciusko, Randolph, St. Joseph and Wabash counties in Indiana.