Wehrman, Mitchell graduate from banking school


MEMPHIS, Tennessee — Paul W. Barret Jr. Graduate School of Banking in Memphis, Tennessee recently announced the graduation of Marilyn Wehrman, VP, and Mike “Mitch” Mitchell, EVP, of Tri-County Bank & Trust Company, Roachdale.

Sixty-five students completed the three-year curriculum and graduated in the 2023 class.  The school was held May 21-26 on the campus of Christian Brothers University in Memphis. Jim Gowen Jr., chairman of the board of regents for the banking school, spoke at the graduation ceremony and congratulated the graduates on behalf of the board.

In addition to course work, students attended a lecture series event. Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Camping World and host of CNBC “The Profit” and HGTV “The Renovator,” addressed School participants and invited guests.

Paul W. Barret Jr. Graduate School of Banking has been providing advanced banking education for 51 years, with a curriculum designed to provide a high degree of understanding of all commercial banking functions. During the three-year program, graduates received in excess of 130 hours of instruction and prepared in-depth reports in eight areas of study. There were 246 financial industry professionals from 30 states participating in the 2023 session.