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Lunch & Leadership: 15 Laws of Growth

Lunch & Leadership: 15 Laws of Growth

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (EST)


Join us for the next edition of "Lunch & Leadership," an in-depth professional development opportunity geared towards you specifically as a business professional. You are sure to walk away with a new skillset that can potentially be used to grow your business and self! Seating is limited and lunch is provided to those in attendance.

About The Presentation: In order to reach your potential, you must be intentional about personal growth. This training curriculum will help you understand how personal growth really works, and how you can develop yourself to become a more effective and fulfilled individual. You will learn how to build up your sense of purpose and become more successful in every area of your life.

About Your Presenter: 

Stephanie McClendon started her banking career with First Federal in March 1999. In the start of her career she developed many talents by taking on roles such as teller, customer service representative, branch manager, consumer lender, and mortgage originator. In August 2006 she assumed the role of Regional Manager overseeing 11 branches in 6 counties. In 2016, Stephanie then expanded her role to Chief of Community Banking responsible for the branch Retail sales covering 27 branches in 14 counties. As Chief of Community Banking, she oversees the retail-banking department, which has over $3.5 billion in deposits and over $50 million in consumer loans. While directing this effort, Stephanie also maintains a customer deposit portfolio as well as maintaining relationships with the Public Funds portfolio. In addition, she directly manages the Regional Managers and Relationship Business Development Officers. For the past 8 years, she has served on the First Federal Executive Council. During her time as Director of Retail, she has implemented measures to expand and improve a consistent standardized sales approach. Her area of expertise is enhancing retail customer deposit relationships with a focus on company culture and leadership. In 2013, Stephanie implemented a companywide Culture program that brings awareness to Company Culture as the Foundation to lasting success.

Stephanie’s commitment to building relationships and a stronger community is evident by her service to First Federal and the counties she serves by currently volunteering her time on local boards such as March of Dimes Chair, ARC North Florida Investment Board, Florida Sheriff Youth Ranch Board and Meridian Health Board. She has previously been a board member and past President for United Way of Suwannee Valley, past President and Secretary of ARC North Florida, past President and Board Member of Altrusa International, founding member and Treasurer of Suwannee Academic Boosters, Live Oak Community Charity Board and Riveroak College Advisory Committee member for the business academy. In 2021, Stephanie completed the John Maxwell program and is a certified John Maxwell Coach and motivational speaker. She is committed to supporting Woman in Leadership and Gender Equality in the workplace.

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