Lauren Hagan Graduates from Future Leaders Alliance
Lauren Hagan, Assistant Vice President of Bradford National Bank, has graduated from the Future Leaders Alliance (FLA) offered through the Illinois Bankers Association. The graduation commencement was held virtually during the IBA’s annual ONE Conference on Friday, March 5th. 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.
Bradford National Bank President Michael Ennen said, “We are proud of Lauren and her accomplishment. She is a true rising star at the bank and contributes to our overall success.” Hagan is the fourth BNB employee to graduate from the Future Leaders Alliance program, joining Nathan Mueller, Kelsey Kendall, and Jeff Hasenmyer.
Founded in 1867, Bradford National Bank is the 10th oldest bank in Illinois. For additional information, visit www.BradfordBank.com.