Peoples State Bank has been named the recipient of the 2019 Graduate School of Banking Banker Advisory Board Scholarship for Wisconsin.

The scholarship recognizes Peoples for outstanding accomplishments in financial performance along with the bank’s commitment to the communities it serves and to the financial services industry.

Tim Dively

Tim Dively, who joined Peoples in 2018 as chief operations officer, will represent Peoples with the scholarship, according to Peoples. Dively is responsible for the security of all information managed by Peoples, strategic technology plans, technology solutions and business continuity plans. He also oversees the functions of loans and deposit account management operations, facilities, and the customer support center.

“Peoples is honored to receive this prestigious scholarship,” said Scott Cattanach, Peoples State Bank president and CEO, in a Peoples news release. “In an ever-changing financial services industry, the education opportunity it provides will enhance Peoples’ strategic plans moving forward.”

The Graduate School of Banking focuses its curriculum on the management of strategic issues faced by banking executives. Based at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, GSB has been educating professionals in the banking industry since 1945.

Dively will begin the 25-month program in August.