Mary Polus, Vice President and Operations/IT Manager at Winona National Bank, was awarded a diploma on August 11, 2017, at commencement exercises during the 73nd annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The School, sponsored by state bankers associations from across the central United States, as well as the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was established in 1945 to provide bankers with an opportunity for advanced study and research in banking, economics, and leadership. Instruction at the Graduate School of Banking takes place during two-week resident sessions
for three consecutive summers, along with comprehensive study between summer resident sessions. The curriculum focuses on the management of strategic issues faced by banking executives and financial services industry professionals.