Bradford National Bank News Release
Jace Keaster Receives Degree from Graduate School of Banking
Bradford National Bank employee Jace Keaster of Greenville was awarded a diploma on August 22, 2008, at commencement exercises during the 64th annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The School, sponsored by the 18 state bankers associations comprising 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.
Bradford National Bank president Frank Joy said, “We are proud of Jace’s achievement. A degree from the Graduate School of Banking is no easy task and his knowledge from the school will be an asset to the bank.”
Keaster is a 2004 graduate of McKendree University with a Bachelors of Business Administration. He currently works in marketing, business development and operations at Bradford National Bank.
The Graduate School of Banking enrolls approximately 550 US and international professionals each year. Over 75 esteemed academicians, economists, government officials, and industry professionals comprise the School’s faculty.