Graduates of Graduate School of Banking at Colorado wit

Hendrickson receives prestigious banking diploma

August 30, 2021

August 30, 2020, Tioga, ND Savanna Hendrickson, Senior Vice President of The Bank of Tioga, has graduated from Colorado's state-of-the-art Graduate School of Banking program. Hendrickson was among 141 graduates of the class of 2021 honored in a ceremony on July 29, 2021, in Boulder, Colorado.

Students graduate from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado upon successfully completing three annual two-week sessions of classroom training on the University of Colorado Boulder campus in Boulder, CO, and six immersive intersession research projects between sessions and throughout the year. Courses covering four career areas are delivered by community-banking experts and include financial management, technology, leadership and lending.

The program’s capstone course is an in-depth bank management simulation, where students assume the roles of senior management of a commercial bank, involving themselves in the group dynamics and managerial skills of managing a bank in a competitive environment with changing economic conditions.

“Through this experience I have learned so much, created many connections and made life-long friendships,” said Hendrickson. “This program has enhanced my community banking skills and so grateful for the opportunity."

Graduate School of Banking at Colorado celebrated its milestone 70th annual school session July 18-30, 2021, hosting students both in person and virtually from across the United States.

About The Bank of Tioga: At The Bank of Tioga, we IGNITE PROSPERITY® by helping our clients do more with their money. Whether it’s saving a little extra cash each month or accomplishing a long-term strategy, our goal is to help you transform your financial life. The Bank of Tioga was chartered in 1951 and was acquired by TS Contrarian Bancshares Inc., an affiliate of TS Banking Group in 2014. With $350 million in assets, The Bank of Tioga is committed to supporting local organizations and reinvests a portion of its net income back to the community. Branch locations include Tioga and Crosby, North Dakota. For more information visit

About GSBG: The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado is America’s Premier Community Banking School, boasting more than 8,000 alumni since its inception in 1950, and educating approximately 600 bankers and regulatory professionals from around the nation annually. GSBC prides itself on its commitment to providing unmatched higher education to America’s community bankers. To learn more about GSBC’s lineup of comprehensive educational programs, visit