ICBA names NextGen Scholarship Award recipients including Ledyard National Bank’s Gulick

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Tue, 08/07/2018 - 6:16pm -- Denise Sortor

The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) announced the recipients of its 2018 NextGen Scholarship Awards; with a Vice President of Ledyard National Bank among them.  This year’s recipients received scholarships to fund their professional development and education with the top scholarship being awarded to Stefanie Gulick, Vice President and Credit Department Manager with Ledyard National Bank. Ms Gulick will receive a full scholarship to the Barret Graduate School of Banking’s three-year program.

Candidates at any career level from community banks of all asset sizes and charter types nationwide were eligible. Award decisions were determined by a scholarship review panel based on candidates’ submitted essays and letters of recommendation from senior management at their bank.

“The NextGen scholarships provide a pathway to help tomorrow’s leaders achieve their career aspirations as they refine their business acumen and seek innovative solutions to today’s business challenges,” ICBA Group Executive Vice President of Member Engagement and Strategy Chris Lorence said. “We are proud to support these deserving men and women in their professional journey as they continue to build on the strong and enduring legacy of community banking.”

Ledyard Financial Group, Inc, headquartered in Hanover, New Hampshire, is the holding company for Ledyard National Bank.  Ledyard National Bank, founded in 1991, is a full service community bank offering a broad range of banking, investment, tax and wealth management services.

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