Board of Directors

The Center for Financial Training is honored to present the company’s distinguished Board of Directors.  In addition to their oversight and governance, the Board ensures that the financial services industry as a whole receives the highest quality educational opportunities at the lowest possible price.  The company operates as a 501c3 non-profit organization, based in Farmington, Connecticut, with additional offices in Colorado, Massachusetts, Missouri, and New York.

OFFICERS

Chairman – William Wagner, Chief Business Development Officer, Westfield Bank – Westfield, MA

Vice Chairman – John Perotti, Director and Retired-Chairman, Salisbury Bank & Trust – Lakeville, CT

Corporate Secretary – Lindsey Pinkham, Retired-President and Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Bankers Association – Farmington, CT

Interim President – Marta Carey, Interim President, Center for Financial Training, Farmington, CT

BOARD MEMBERS

Conrad Bernier, Retired-Chairman, Pittsfield Cooperative Bank – Pittsfield, MA

William Calderara, President and Chief Executive Officer – Kingston, NY

George Connors, President, WashingtonFirst Bank – Washington, DC

Daniel Forte, President and Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts Bankers Association, Boston, MA

Marc Hendrikson, Senior Vice President, Centennial Bank & Trust, Denver, CO

Geri Kelly, Executive Vice President, Columbia Bank – Fair Lawn, NJ

John McWeeney, President and Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Bankers Association – Cranford, NJ

Michael Meakem, Vice President and Chief Administration Officer, Connecticut Bankers Association – Farmington, CT

Chris Padgett, Senior Vice President, Arkansas Community Bankers Association – Little Rock, AR

Ralph Schank, Retired-President and Chief Executive Officer, Midwest Federal Savings & Loan – St. Joseph, MO

Brian Wallace, Commercial Segment Training Manager, The Huntington National Bank – Columbus, OH