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TheBANK’s Frisch Graduates from Future Leaders Alliance

TheBANK of Edwardsville’s Neena Frisch, Bethalto Center Manager, has graduated from the Future Leaders Alliance (FLA) offered through the Illinois Bankers Association. The graduation commencement was held during the IBA’s annual ONE Conference at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria on March 2. The thirteen-month FLA program is dedicated to enhancing the professional development of promising bank leaders through three primary components: education, community service and networking. 

Participants were involved in comprehensive training, which involved attending educational sessions and performing local community service. The education sessions covered core topics such as Leadership and Influence, Communication, Team Building, Coaching, Financial Marketing and Branding, Legislative Process, Accounting for Bankers, Asset Liability Management, Regulatory Hot Topics, executed an on-line banking simulation, and more. 

Neena Frisch

About TheBANK of Edwardsville

Established in 1868, TheBANK of Edwardsville has been a leading, locally-owned community bank in the St. Louis metro area for 150 years. With 20 locations in Illinois and Missouri, TheBANK had a long tradition of providing personal service, offering the most innovative retail, commercial, mortgage and wealth management products and services while giving back to the communities in which it serves. For more information, please visit us online at or at, on Facebook at www.facebook/thebankofedwardsville, or on Twitter or Instagram at @4thebank.

About the Illinois Bankers Association

The Illinois Bankers Association is a full-service trade association dedicated to creating a positive business climate that benefits the entire banking industry. Founded in 1891, the IBA brings together state and national banks and savings banks of all sizes and collectively represents the vast majority of banking assets and banking employees in Illinois.