Congratulations EBS Class of 2020

Congratulations Class of 2020

On July 28, 2020, CBA Executive Banking School concluded its 69th session.  Congratulations to the 59 members of the Class of 2020 who completed our rigorous three-year program, preparing them to serve as retail banking's future leaders.  CBA is proud to announce this year's honors students as well as this year's recipient of the Tem Wooldridge Award, M&T's Julie Carey.  Special thanks to all of those who helped make the 2020 session of CBA Executive Banking School a huge success. With the Class of 2020, EBS is proud to have graduated more than 4,500 bank leaders in its 70-year history. 


Class of 2020 Graduation Video





Top Honors

Five students represented the highest academic achievement in their CBA Executive Banking School coursework, including:

  • Julie Carey, M&T Bank
  • Michael Landes, Wells Fargo
  • Scott Kinross, PNC
  • Heidi Sims, Huntington Bank
  • Adam Wilson, MUFG Union Bank


2020 Tem Wooldridge Award Winner

Selected by faculty and fellow seniors,M&T's Julie Carney is the 2020 Tem Wooldridge Award recipient, an honor recognizing the top student from each CBA Executive Banking School graduating class. Named for a retired faculty member, the Tem Wooldridge recipient possesses the necessary character and leadership skills to bring out the best in their teammates.  



CBA Executive Banking School Class of 2020



Jeffrey Abrahams | Bank of the West

Riad Ali | Wells Fargo Bank

Nada Alonso | Wells Fargo Bank

Jillan Beebe | KeyBank

Morgan Bernier | JPMorgan Chase

Kristy Brandon | Comerica

Julie Carey | M&T Bank

Amber Carroll | Freedom Mortgage

Kimberly Chamberlain | Wells Fargo Bank

Anna Clune | Eastern Bank

Elton Costa | Santander Bank

Christine Cottle | PNC Bank

Erica Cvilikas | Wells Fargo Bank

Kerri Dowd | TIAA Bank

Cassandra Duke | Truist

Mark Engman | U.S. Bank

Edwin Feng | MUFG Union Bank

Albert Fernandez | Credit Human FCU

Douglas Fleenor | PNC Bank

Kristen Friedt | KeyBank

Amy Jakobeit | Webster Bank

Joanne Jayerajah | HSBC USA

Mark Kamerzel | U.S. Bank

Vickie Kauffman | Wells Fargo Bank

Patrick Kelly | U.S. Bank

Scott Kinross | PNC Bank

Gene Ko | Citi

Craig Krejci | KeyBank

Ash Kumar | PNC Bank

Maggie Kyler | Wells Fargo Bank


Michael Landes | Wells Fargo Bank

Sara Le | U.S. Bank

Mitchell Lima | Wells Fargo Bank

Bryan Long | Wells Fargo Bank

Douglas Lund | Bank of the West

Tiffany McAneny | TIAA Bank

Bhumika Norris | KeyBank

Jennifer Pacholke | U.S. Bank

Stephen Pease | KeyBank

Brian Rowley | U.S. Bank

Lance Rudge | U.S. Bank

Juan Sanchez | KeyBank

Constantine Santiano | Wells Fargo Bank

Staci Shedd | TD Bank

Heidi Sims | Huntington Bank

Andrej Sitas | Bank of the West

Todd Sparks | PNC Bank

Walter Stanley | KeyBank

Cathi Stanton | U.S. Bank

Alexis Suter | PNC Bank

Brian Swenson | Citizens Bank

Melissa Tidwell | USAA

Austin Umbenhaur | U.S. Bank

Jay Wagonblott | M&T Bank

Anthony Weekly | Truist

Becky Williams | Fifth Third Bancorp

Adam Wilson | MUFG Union Bank

James Young | PNC Bank

Deborah Zegger | U.S. Bank



Class of 2020 Sponsors

Big thanks to the sponsors of CBA Executive Banking School's virtual program for the Class of 2020:






Save the Date!

The 2021 session of CBA Executive Banking School will take place July 18-28 at Furman University in Greenville, S.C.