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Local banker graduates from top consumer lending school
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Marcus McBride of Springfield recently graduated from the Community Bankers Association of Georgia’s Consumer Lending School, which is a part of the Community Bankers University. McBride was among 32 graduates who received a certificate of completion from this highly regarded school after an intensive week-long curriculum.

This comprehensive school is the only consumer lending school in Georgia designed specifically for community banks. The curriculum focused on training for entry to junior-level consumer lenders and covered all disciplines required of today’s community bank consumer lenders.

“This school takes the student through the process of consumer lending and allows the student to develop and enhance the skills necessary to administer quality consumer loans,” said Steven D. Bridges, president and CEO of Community Bankers Association.

The faculty for the Community Bankers Association of Georgia Consumer Lending School included some of the best community bankers and community bank consultants in the country. The faculty consisted of qualified instructors with exceptional backgrounds in credit review, financial analysis, supervision of loan documentation, bank liability pricing, consulting, credit counseling, compliance training, marketing, business development, advertising and a number of other related fields.

Community Bankers Association is a non-profit organization serving over 330 locally-owned and operated community banks in Georgia, as well as over 200 associate member companies across the nation. CBA serves their members through political representation, education, networking opportunities and a wide array of products and services.