Center Board

Young Americans has two Boards of Directors, each responsible for the overall performance of either Young Americans Bank or the nonprofit programs of Young Americans Center. The Young Americans Bank Board meets once per month and the Center Board meets every other month. Both boards determine the strategic direction for the overall organization, approve and monitor policies and operating plans, and ensure compliance with laws and regulations.

Young Americans Center Board of Directors:

Michael Gersack, Xcel Energy (Chair)
Jenn Anderson, Janus Henderson
Chris Becze, Armanino, LLP
Stephanie Bendrick, Empower Retirement
Greg Blanchard, US Bank
Brian Cahill, CoBank
Mbiyu Chisholm, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Tuhin Halder, Comcast
John Le, Cambiar Investors
Avi Loewenstein, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
Charlie Maguire, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, LLP
Jacob Payne, U.S. Bank
Sean Pechan, BOK Financial
Bo Peretto, Daniels Fund
Chris Picardi, KeyBank
Erin Simmons, Davis Graham & Stubbs, LLP
Shannon Smith, Eide Bailly, LLP
Bo Sutton, Bow River Capital
Aubrey Thacker, Charles Schwab
Heather White, VectraBank

Emeritus Directors:

Roger Barkin, RMB Consultants
Linda Childears, The Daniels Fund
John Fitzgerald, Cheyenne Capital Group
Thomas Gart, The Gart Companies