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CUSB announces IBA Leadership Institute Grads

posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Johnson and Johnston Graduate from IBA Leadership Institute

        Lisa Johnson and Jay Johnston of CUSB Bank, Cresco, successfully completed the Iowa Bankers Association Leadership Institute on June 8, 2018 in Cedar Rapids, IA.  

        The Bank Leadership Institute is a comprehensive program designed for bankers who wish to set higher goals and enhance their personal skills for leadership roles in banking and the community.

          2018 was the 24th year for the Leadership Institute and 25 bankers participated in the program. Session topics included strategic thinking, DiSC profiles, public speaking, economic development, government relations, HR, etiquette, professional presence and coaching. In February the class attended the IBA Management Conference and in March they visited the Iowa State Capitol as they learned about the IBA’s lobbying efforts.

        The final session for the 2018 Institute included an educational workshop with speaker Coach Kevin Kush who is known for leading his Boys Town High School football team of at-risk youth to an undefeated regular season and spoke to the group on the eight traits of a quality teammate.  The program also included an Iowa Banking Leadership panel with Iowa bank leaders sharing their thoughts on today’s banking climate and advice for the class.

        Lisa Johnson is the Teller Manager at CUSB Bank.  She has worked at CUSB for over 14 years.  Lisa has worked in the Customer Service, Loan, and Teller Departments and has been in her current role since June of 2013. Lisa manages 11 tellers at the Cresco location.

        Jay Johnston is the Vice President and Chief Credit Officer  at CUSB Bank.  He has been with the bank for two years with 20 years overall in banking and financial services.  Jay’s major responsibility at CUSB Bank is credit administration.

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