Frankfort, IN — Chad Kozuch was honored as a recent graduate of the Indiana Bankers Association inaugural Leadership Development Program held at the Wooded Glen Retreat and Conference Center in Henryville, Indiana. IBA introduced the Leadership Development Program to prepare Indiana bankers for the future, not only for the benefit of individuals and their banks, but also for the industry as a whole. The program develops individuals into heightened leadership ability, equipped with sharpened skills in public speaking, relationship-building, decision-making, and change management.
This inaugural year 14 members of the Indiana banking community completed the programming. These professionals met four times during an eight-month span for intense, multi-day sessions. Each session consisted of learning exercises that build upon prior lessons learned.
Chad Kozuch has several years of experience in the banking industry. He is the Chief Financial Officer of The Farmers Bank and has been in that position for the past three years. Prior to that, Chad was a bank examiner with the Department of Financial Institutions for fifteen years. Chad is also an adjunct instructor at Indiana Wesleyan University, where he enjoys teaching accounting and finance classes.
Chad has lived in Clinton County most of his life. He is a graduate of Clinton Prairie High School, received his B.S. in Accounting from Purdue University, and earned his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. Kozuch earned the designation of Certified Public Accountant in August 2012. Chad is also a graduate from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (Boulder, CO). He is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Indianapolis, Indiana CPA Society, and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of Grace Baptist Church in Frankfort, where he serves as Treasurer. Chad is a board member of COACH Kids and Rainbow Haven Transitional Housing, Inc. He is married to Stephanie, and they have one child, Kyler.
The Farmers Bank is a $440 million asset organization chartered in 1876 with headquarters in Frankfort, IN. The Farmers Bank is locally owned and operated with 10 banking offices located in Central Indiana providing retail, business, trust & asset management, investment, mortgage, and electronic banking services. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender.