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Faculty

Marci Armstrong, Ph.D.
Director, Brierley Institute
Edwin L. Cox School of Business

Beverly Behan
President
Board Advisor, LLC

Rex Bennett, Ph.D.
President
Achieving Unlimited

Cynthia L. Blankenship
Vice Chairman & Corporate President
Bank of the West

Sanford M. Brown
Partner
Alston & Bird LLP

Jennifer F. Burke
Partner
Crowe LLP

Ric Carey
Director
Peak Performance Consulting

Jill Castilla
President & CEO
Citizens Bank of Edmond

William T. Chittenden, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Texas State University

James J. Clarke, Ph.D.
Principal
Clarke Consulting

Robert L. Clarke
Of Counsel
Bracewell LLP

Charles G. Cooper
Commissioner
Texas Department of Banking

James P. Cummings, Jr.
Anti Money Laundering (AML) Consultant

Curtis J. Davidson
President & CEO First National Bank and Trust Company Ardmore

Scott Deming
Keynote and Motivational Speaker

Chet A. Fenimore, J.D.
Managing Partner Fenimore Kay Harrison & Ford LLP

Geri Forehand
President
Forehand Strategy Group, LLC

Christopher J. Furlow
President & CEO
Texas Bankers Association

Jeffrey C. Gerrish
Consultant/Attorney
Gerrish Smith Tuck, PC

Kelly Goulart
Regulatory Compliance Manager
Independent Bankers Association of Texas

Scott E. Hein, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Finance
Texas Tech University

Thomas M. Hoenig
Former Vice Chairman
FDIC

T. Gary Hudson
President & CEO
The Farmers & Merchants Bank

J. Keith Hughey
Management Consultant
J. Keith Hughey Company

Marianne M. Jennings
Emeritus Professor
WP Carey School of Business
Arizona State University

Robert S. Kaplan
President & CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Kelly Karns
President
Karns Profit Improvement

David L. Kemp
President
Bankers Management, Inc.

Edward A. Krei
Independent Bank Consultant

Richard Leblanc, Ph.D.
President
Boardexpert.com

S. Scott MacDonald, Ph.D.
President and CEO
SW Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) Foundation

Barbara Mackintosh
Executive Director
TalentQuest

Dave Martin
Founder
bankmechanics

Kelly McDonald
President
McDonald Marketing

Jelena McWilliams
Chairman
FDIC

Greg Meadows
Director of Bank Services
ALX Consulting, Inc.

Jeff Mercer
Director
Texas Tech University

Carter Messick
Associate Deputy Comptroller
Comptroller of the Currency

Karen Neeley
Senior Attorney
Kennedy Sutherland LLP

Serena L. Owens
Deputy Regional Director
FDIC

Tim Pannell
President and CEO
Financial Marketing Solutions

R. Jay Phillips
Cerfis Group, Inc.

Victor Pierson
Chairman, President & CEO
Moody National Bank

John Podvin, J.D.
Partner
Bieging Shapiro & Barber LLP

J. Rogers Pope, Jr.
Vice Chairman & CEO
Texas Bank and Trust

Ken Proctor
Managing Director - Southeastern Region
Cadre Strategic Risk Management

Merrill J. Reynolds
President
Bankers Edge

John Rodriguez
Principal Consultant
Table Group Consulting

Harvey Rosenblum, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President & Director of Research
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Jimmy Sawyers
Sawyers & Jacobs, LLC

Deborah S. Scanlon, CPA
Partner
BKD National Financial Services Group

Steve Scurlock
Director of Government Relations
Independent Bankers Association of Texas

Edmond J. Seifried, Ph.D.
Co-Chairman
Seifried & Brew LLC

Dale S. Sheller
Senior Vice President
The Baker Group LP

Philip K. Smith, J.D.
President
Gerrish Smith Tuck, PC

Kevin Streff
Professor
Dakota State University

Martin J. "Dev" Strischek
Principal
Devon Risk Advisory Group

Mary Beth Sullivan
Managing Partner
Capital Performance Group, LLC

Lyle Sussman, Ph.D.
Professor of Management
University of Louisville

Robert Triplett
Senior Vice President
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Jack Ulrich
Global Futurist, Speaker, Author

Peter G. Weinstock
Shareholder
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLC

Dory A. Wiley
President and CEO
Commerce Street Holdings, LLC

Steve Williams
Principal
Cornerstone Advisors, Inc.