Young Bankers Leadership Award
The Young Bankers Leadership Award recognizes outstanding achievement of a Missouri banker, 45 years of age or younger, employed by an MBA-member bank. Considerations in the selection process for this annual award include the recipient’s community involvement, personal and professional development, MBA involvement and contributions to the banking industry.
The award will be presented Young Bankers Leadership Conference on Oct. 6 & 7 in Kansas City. The recipient also will be honored at MBA’s Executive Management Conference in December in Kansas City and will be nominated by MBA for the American Bankers Association Emerging Leaders Award. Please contact Emily Lewis at 573-636-8151 with questions.
Selection is based on the following criteria, candidate questionnaire and personal interviews with finalists. Please submit a letter of recommendation with the nomination form , using the following guidelines for recommendation.
- nominee’s banking career
- nominee’s service to the community
- nominee’s commitment to continuing education and improving professional skills
- nominee’s other notable achievements and accomplishments
All nominees will receive a follow-up candidate questionnaire in July.
A selection committee approved by the Missouri Bankers Foundation reviews nominations and conducts in-person interviews at MBA’s office in September. All finalists must participate in the interview process. The award will be presented at the Young Bankers Leadership Conference on Oct. 6 & 7 in Kansas City.
Award & Recognition
The Young Bankers Leadership Award recipient will be announced at the Young Bankers Leadership Conference on Oct. 6 & 7 in Kansas City. The recipient will receive the following.
- $250 donation to recipient’s chosen charity
- engraved award
- statewide recognition at MBA’s Executive Management Conference and in MBA publications
- news release for distribution to local media
Nominations must be postmarked or emailed by Friday, June 24, 2022. Please submit a letter of recommendation with the nomination form.
For More Information
Please contact Emily Lewis at 573-636-8151 with questions.