The 50 Year Club
About the 50 Year Club
Induction into the 50 Year Club is an honor for those bankers who have given 50 years of service to the banking industry. The Missouri Bankers Foundation is proud to recognize these important individuals at a luncheon during the MBA Annual Convention in June. Nominees are honored and inducted in the 50 Year Club and are presented with a plaque and pin commemorating the milestone. A picture and biographical sketch of each award recipient is published in the convention program. News releases are distributed to local newspapers. Nominations are accepted from any MBA member bank employee and are generally collected March-May.
Who is Eligible?
Any Missouri bank who will have attained at least 50 years or more of credited service anytime during the current year is eligible. This person may have been a director, officer, or employee of a Missouri bank, bank holding company or bank holding company subsidiary shoes principal purpose is to supply bank-related services. Eligibility is subject to the following conditions:
- U.S. military service counts in the 50-year span if nominee was in banking prior to and subsequent to the time spent in military service.
- Years of banking service rendered in other states may be credited.
- Bank membership in the Missouri Bankers Association must be current.
- The 50-Year Club Award may be presented posthumously if the candidate had qualified for the award prior to death.
For a 50-Year Nomination Form CLICK HERE.