The Team

All are accomplished leaders in their communities and the organizations they serve

Susan Bower, President

Director of Learning & Performance

  • Promoted through the ranks of Banc One Corporation to become a Division Executive responsible for over 400 employees.
  • Coached the creation of business development plans for 42 markets which lead to sustained goal achievement and profit growth while at Banc One Corporation and Charter One Bank.
  • Mentored over 65 managers for unprecedented business results and career mobility through strategy formulation and measurement.
  • Developed sales and service process tools which were implemented nationally by Banc One.
  • Co-engineered a business banking division which is now used nation-wide by Charter One Bank.
  • Develops and delivers customized training sessions, many of which are now institutionalized as part of organizational training programs/orientations across the U.S.
  • Voted “Instructor of the Year” by American Banker’s Association.
  • Business curriculum developer and instructor for Blue Mountain Community College.
  • Awarded “Woman of the Year” by the National Association of Professional Women.
  • Serves as a Community Ambassador for The Ford Family Foundation
  • Graduate of the Chinook Institute for Civic Leadership, chosen and sponsored by The Ford Family Foundation


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