CBA Recognizes Graduates of 2022 Executive Banking School

August 2, 2022

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President & CEO Lindsey Johnson today issued the following statement recognizing 77 bankers who graduated today from CBA’s Executive Banking School, the premier advanced educational program for future leaders in retail banking:  


“Congratulations to the CBA Executive Banking School Class of 2022, honors graduates, and Tem Wooldridge Award recipient Kaley Keeley from PNC Bank. For three years, these bankers have sacrificed time away from their families and day jobs to grow as a leader, not only within their own bank, but also within the industry. CBA is grateful for the investment they’ve made in their future and for the commitment shown by our members to prepare the next generation of diverse bank leaders and further bolster a robust talent pipeline. I am confident today’s graduates are fully equipped with the skills and financial acumen necessary to help guide America’s leading banks from a position of strength for years to come.”


CBA’s 2022 Executive Banking School was held in-person this year for the first time since 2019 and featured more than 300 students from 39 banks.



During Tuesday’s graduation ceremony, Kaley Keeley from PNC Bank was named this year’s Tem Wooldridge Award. Established in 2002 to honor long-time faculty member, Tem Leslie Wooldridge, this award recognizes the top EBS student each year who demonstrates outstanding academic performance, high integrity and a strong work ethic. In addition to academic merit, Tem Wooldridge Award winners possess the necessary character and leadership skills to bring out the best in their teammates. Award winners are selected by EBS faculty, with input from senior class peers.






Carrie Beyer | M&T Bank

Andy Bingenheimer | U.S. Bank

Carlos Blazquez | Wells Fargo Bank

Aaron Bowers | PNC Bank

Greg Boyd | Wells Fargo Bank

Kevin Buelterman | Huntington National Bank

Josh Burgess | Huntington National Bank

Mandy Carpenter | Woodforest National Bank

Vishal Chhabra | Citizens Bank

Gregory Ciraulo | JPMorgan Chase

Kareem Coombs | Truist

Kevin Dearing | MUFG Union Bank

Sean Delaney | TIAA Bank

Joanna Dennis | M&T Bank

Jeffrey Dorschuck | M&T Bank

Mary Driscoll | MUFG Union Bank

Brian Dunphy | PNC Bank

T.R. Eckhardt | U.S. Bank

Jennifer Farris | Wells Fargo Bank

Guillermo Formoso | Wells Fargo Bank

Adam Frazier | Truist

Matt Freeman | Citi

Jennifer Garrett | TD Bank

Daniel Gaydos | PNC Bank

Jeff Ginocchi | First Horizon Bank

Amy Greer | Regions Bank

Michael Grundhoefer | U.S. Bank

Brian Guise | PNC Bank

Margaret Hall | Citi

Christina Hamlin | Citizens Bank

Angela Herban | JPMorgan Chase

Brian Hewitt | Huntington National Bank

Michelle Hickey | TD Bank

Christina Hoffman | Citi

Iliana Levy | Citi

Stephen Jones | Woodforest National Bank

Anne Kaluza | U.S. Bank

Patrick Keegan | M&T Bank

Kaley Keeley | PNC Bank


Anne Kilburn | Citi

Shannon Lazare | M&T Bank

Kari Lewis | U.S. Bank

Mo Lopez | Citizens Bank

Nathan Matuska | U.S. Bank

Alana McMillan | Citi

Christopher Meyer | TD Bank

Mark Migrino | MUFG Union Bank

Shakesi Morris | PNC Bank

Maria Moschella | PNC Bank

Anne Musynske | M&T Bank

Hoang Ngo | Comerica Bank

Jeff O’Bryan | U.S. Bank

Nnaemeka Godfrey Okoli | Credit Human FCU

Stephanie Ortiz | Liberty Bank

Ariel Pierre | JPMorgan Chase

Retta Pullmann | Citi

Janine Ranski | PNC Bank

Ryan Repp | JPMorgan Chase

Rodney Weck Roark | Wells Fargo Bank

Julie Robey | M&T Bank

Carlos Rodriguez | Frost Bank

John Roh | BMO Harris Bank

Marc San Giovanni | PNC Bank

Catlin Scott-Woodworth | U.S. Bank

Stephanie Sleeper | Citizens Bank

E. Paul Smith | JPMorgan Chase

Ryan Spisak | PNC Bank

Aron Stadtegger | Raiffeisen Bank International

Jeff Taraba | Citizens Bank

Seth Tindall | U.S. Bank

Dawn Tylkowski | Huntington National Bank

Monica Vasquez | USAA Federal Savings Bank

Elizabeth Victor | PNC Bank

Lucy Virgen | Bank of the West

Matt Weissberg | PNC Bank

Ashley Wielinski | M&T Bank

Mark Williamson | Huntington National Bank



CBA’s Executive Banking School provides future bank leaders with the comprehensive, holistic perspective of retail banking required to lead and evolve effectively with industry shifts. The program is centered around an engaging curriculum taught by expert industry executives, 93% of whom are full-time bankers representing various leadership positions across their banks. Alumni from CBA’s Executive Banking School have gone on to become leaders within the industry. Some notable graduates include:


  • Andy Harmening - 2006 – Associated Bank – President & CEO
  • Todd Barnhart – 2008 – PNC – EVP & Retail Distribution Executive
  • Archie Brown – 1996 – First Financial – President & CEO
  • Quincy Miller – 2004 – Eastern Bank – President & Vice Chairman
  • Cassandra McKinney – 1998 – Comerica – EVP, Head of the Retail Bank
  • Lori Von Heyking – 2018 – Woodforest – EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Wayne Akins – 1992 – Chief Community Banking Officer, Synovus
  • Richard Bynum – 2012 – EVP & Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, PNC
  • Mark Pregmon – 1997 – Head of Credit Operations, USAA
  • Seth Waller – 2012 – Chief Credit Officer, TIAA
  • Mary Kate Loftus – 2013 – EVP, Director of Digital Banking, M&T
  • Ali Maher – 2012 – Head of Business Checking, American Express



  • To watch a video featuring testimonials from three bankers on how EBS has helped them grow in their careers, click HERE.
  • To read a statement from CBA’s President & CEO Lindsey Johnson recognizing the start of EBS 2022, click HERE.
  • To learn more about the history of EBS and the program’s 70th anniversary last year, click HERE.
  • To read a collection of testimonials from EBS graduates who have utilized the skills they learned in the program to become distinguished executives within their banks, click HERE.


About the Consumer Bankers Association

The Consumer Bankers Association represents America’s leading retail banks. We promote policies to create a stronger industry and economy. Established in 1919, CBA’s corporate member institutions account for 1.7 million jobs in America, extend roughly $4 trillion in consumer loans and provide $275 billion in small business loans annually. Follow us on Twitter @consumerbankers.