Congratulations to Blake Dressler and Suzanne Hill who recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at LSU. First Reliance Bank is very supportive of associate development in the banking profession.
Dressler and Hill are among the 129 bankers who received graduation diplomas on June 2, 2021. This three-year program provides courses covering all aspects of banking, economics, and related subjects. Students traveled from twenty-on states to participate in this Session.
Sponsored by 15 southern state bankers associations in cooperation with the Division of Continuing Education at LSU, the banking school requires attendance on campus for three years, with extensive bank study assignments between sessions. The faculty consists of bankers, business and professional leaders, and educators from all parts of the U.S.
"We are really proud of Blake and Suzanne on their accomplishment," said Rick Saunders, CEO. "We believe in supporting our associates commitment to further their education in the banking field. It's a win-win as it benefits our customers, our bank and our associates."
During their three summer sessions at the Graduate School of Banking, students receive 190 hours of classroom instruction, planned evening study, and final examinations at the end of each session.