June 20, 2016


Contact Information:

        Kim Davis
Senior Vice President/Marketing
Citizens Union Bank
Office: 502-647-7425



Citizens Union Bank is pleased to announce their Third Annual Summer Intern Program involving high school students from the Shelby County Public School system.  Over a term of six weeks, two specially selected Student Interns will work at CUB’s Main Office.  They will be given assignments, projects and tasks, daily coaching, feedback and mentoring from CUB Bank Officers and Department Heads.

During the course of the Internship the participants will also be provided with structured access (lunches, informal meetings) to various members of Executive Management to answer questions and discuss topics of interest to them.  At the conclusion of the six weeks, written Performance Evaluations will be provided to each Intern to be used for future development purposes.

David Bowling, CEO, stated “The goal of our Intern Program is to give students hands on experiences in a dynamic, yet relaxed work environment that will help prepare them for their future academic and professional careers. Plus, we think we can learn something from them in return concerning what bank products and services young people want, need and expect.”

Selections of the Interns were made through a combination of school faculty recommendations, written applications and face to face interviews with Bank Management.  The selected students for this year are:

Suzanne Gayle

Ms. Gayle will be a senior this fall at Shelby County High School, pursuing her education in Business Management through dual credit courses at Jefferson Community and Technical College. Suzanne is active in a variety of school and community organizations including the Shelby County High School Link Crew, Centenary United Methodist Church youth group and leadership team, the Shelby County High School Chamber and an A Cappella Choir. She also serves as President of the Shelby County High School French Honors Society, is co-captain of the cross country and distance track team, co-captain of the guys cross country team, and secretary of Shelby Singers. Her objective through the internship program is to gain experience in a banking environment in order to see if she would like to pursue banking as a business career in the future. Suzanne will intern with Jeanne Willard, Vice President/Retail, to obtain exposure and understanding in Business Management.

Cameron Aldridge

Mr. Aldridge will be a senior this fall at Martha Layne Collins High School, pursuing a career in engineering and accounting.  Cameron is active in a wide variety of organizations with his school including the Young Republicans, Titans Nation, the Student Council, the National Honors Society, and Track and Field.  His objective through the internship program is to experience working in a professional environment while gaining knowledge in accounting.  Cameron will intern with Chris Dew, Senior Vice President/CFO, to gain exposure to the career path of accounting.







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