Lori Hall Graduates from Banking School

  • Lori Hall PhotoSheffield, Ala. – Monday, September 2, 2013 – Lori Hall, Bank Independent Assistant Comptroller, recently graduated from the Alabama Banking School, a three-year course of study sponsored by the Alabama Bankers Association. She was one of 52 bankers in Alabama who graduated from the banking school. 

    According to John Naughton, Alabama Banking School Director, students receive instruction from Alabama bankers, USA faculty, academicians, attorneys and consultants.  Students are required to spend one week per year on campus and complete an intensive curriculum on bank-related courses. 

    “We are very proud of Lori’s accomplishment,” states Macke Mauldin, President of Bank Independent. “Our bank strongly supports continuing education and training, and encourages lifelong learning. Lori’s success in the Alabama Banking School program offers an outstanding example for others to follow.”

    The highlight of the School is the BankExec program, which allows students to operate a bank through internet simulation exercises.  Hall’s team garnered top honors in the Community Bank simulation competition.

    A native of Tuscumbia, Hall earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of North Alabama (UNA) in 2005, and completed her Master’s in Business Administration at UNA in 2008.  In 2010, Hall earned the certification of Certified Public Accountant.

    Alabama Banking School is sponsored by the Alabama Bankers Association in cooperation with the Mitchell College of Business at the University of South Alabama (USA) in Mobile. The total number of Alabama Banking School graduates including this year’s class is 2,072.