Congrats to Chris Baker, EVP Chief Credit Officer

May 31, 2023
Congrats to Chris Baker, EVP Chief Credit Officer

Plains State Bank is pleased to announce that Chris Baker, EVP Chief Credit Officer, recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado’s Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers (EDI). EDI is a 19-month program designed for bank executives to further their personal leadership development, each participant is assigned a mentor and an executive coach. EDI curriculum topics cover customers relationships, cybersecurity, organizational change, the economy, talent management, profit improvement and much more. The final day of the program was held on April 26, 2023.

Chris was one of 15 community bankers who graduated from the program during the ceremony in Westminster, Colorado.

“Our bank continues to invest in the future of the bank with education of our staff at all levels,” stated Gene Dikeman, CEO/President. “The highest levels of education are offered to employees who have exhibited leadership in the banks culture through sharing and engagement of ideas with other staff, customers, vendors, and the board of directors.  We are happy that Chris was able to take on the added responsibilities of the Executive Development Institute and graduate.  I appreciate his extra effort and congratulate him on a well-deserved opportunity.”

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