SW Graduate School of Banking Foundation Announces New Leadership

Following a national search, William T. Chittenden, Ph.D., has been selected president and CEO of the SW Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) Foundation, headquartered at the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business in Dallas. Chittenden, whose new role took effect earlier this month, most recently served as chief academic officer of SWGSB and associate … Read more

SWGSB’s 157th Assembly for Bank Directors Heading to Hawaii in February

Here are some of the other activities, experiences and excursions attendees can enjoy: Whaler’s Village (five- to eight-minute oceanfront walk from the hotel) Hawaiian Wildlife Discovery Center Maui Escape Room  Dining and shopping Other activities in Ka’Anapali and on the island: Zipline Tours Beach Olympics/Games Surfing lessons, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkel tours Boat tours (snorkeling, … Read more

SWGSB’s Schmid Named 10th President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

On August 2, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s (Kansas City Fed) board of directors announced that Jeffrey R. Schmid, president and CEO of the SW Graduate School of Banking Foundation at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business, has been appointed president and CEO of the Kansas City Fed, effective August 21. Schmid … Read more

SWGSB’s 156th Assembly for Bank Directors to Meet in British Columbia in August

The SW Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) Foundation will convene its 156th Assembly for Bank Directors at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria, British Columbia, August 24–27 to plan for a successful future, focusing on community banking and new imperatives. The conference will be guided by the industry’s leading authorities on community banks and their competitive … Read more

SW Graduate School of Banking Foundation Congratulates Class of 2023

On June 9, for the first time in its history, the SW Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) held its commencement at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The banking industry executives, representing more than 70 financial institutions and regulatory agencies, were members of the 64th class … Read more

Southwestern Graduate School of Banking Outlines 2023 Leadership Development Session

The Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) at Southern Methodist University (SMU) has released details on its 66th Annual Session, scheduled for May 30–June 9, 2023, in Dallas. Commercial loan officers, branch managers, credit analysts, cashiers, mortgage lenders, consumer lenders, operations officers, state and federal regulators and other banking professionals gather each summer on the … Read more

Southwestern Graduate School of Banking Outlines 2023 Leadership Development Session

The Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) at Southern Methodist University (SMU) has released details on its 66th Annual Session, scheduled for May 30–June 9, 2023, in Dallas. Commercial loan officers, branch managers, credit analysts, cashiers, mortgage lenders, consumer lenders, operations officers, state and federal regulators and other banking professionals gather each summer on the … Read more

Location Changes to Palm Beach for SWGSB’s 155th Assembly for Bank Directors in Florida; Former FDIC Chair McWilliams Added as Keynote

As reported in September, the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) Foundation will convene its 155th Assembly for Bank Directors next January in Florida. However, due to damage caused by Hurricane Ian to the original venue, the Ritz Carlton, the venue and destination for the assembly has changed to the Eau Palm Beach Resort & … Read more

SWGSB’s 155th Assembly for Bank Directors to Meet in Florida in January

The Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) Foundation will convene its 155th Assembly for Bank Directors at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples, Florida, January 19–22 to plan for a successful future, focusing on community banking and new imperatives. The conference will be guided by the industry’s leading authorities on community banks and their competitive … Read more

SWGSB’s 154th Assembly for Bank Directors to Meet in Vermont in August

The Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) Foundation will convene its 154th Assembly for Bank Directors at The Lodge at Spruce Peak in Stowe, Vermont, August 25–28 to plan for a successful future, focusing on community banking and new imperatives. The conference will be guided by the industry’s leading authorities on community banks and their … Read more