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)
Chris Becze, Armanino, LLP
Stephanie Bendrick, Empower
Greg Blanchard, U.S. 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, City National Bank
Sean Pechan, BOK Financial
Bo Peretto, Daniels Fund
Chris Picardi, KeyBank
Erin Simmons, Haynes Boone
Shannon Smith, Eide Bailly, LLP
Bo Sutton, Liftout Capital
Aubrey Thacker, Charles Schwab
Paolo Villasenor, Janus Henderson Investors
Heather White, VectraBank

Emeritus Directors:

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