First Southern National Bank

Redfern Graduates From Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

BOULDER, CO – Jason Redfern, Community President at First Southern National Bank in Princeton, Kentucky, recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC), a 25-month banking school which provides management and leadership training for community-banking professionals. Redfern was among 164 graduates of the 68th Annual School Session, hosted July 15-27 on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado.

“It’s encouraging to know our teams are growing – in number, personally and professionally. We’re proud of Jason’s accomplishments and look forward to working alongside him for many more years,” said Alex Keltner, President for First Southern National Bank.

Graduates receive a diploma upon successfully completing six weeks of classroom training which focuses on the areas of general management and technology, lending, leadership and human-resource management and financial management in banks. Requirements for graduation also include comprehensive examinations, intersession research projects and participation in a bank-management simulation course designed to provide students with experience managing a bank

“Completing the coursework and projects associated with the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado is a great accomplishment for community bankers around the country,” said GSBC President Tim Koch, “Sponsoring organizations and communities should be very proud of the time and effort our graduates expend during their time in the program.”

For more information, please contact GSBC at 800-272-5138 or

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado is America’s Premier Community Banking School and is located on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. GSBC offers its annual school session each July, and offers a variety of seminars and continuing education workshops throughout the year. To learn more, visit

First Southern has offices in Central and Western Kentucky including locations in Caldwell, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Lincoln, Logan, Madison, Muhlenberg, Pulaski, Wayne and Warren counties. First Southern believes in providing exceptional customer service and making fast, local decisions. For more information about First Southern National Bank, visit