Tyler Marthaler recipient of Prochnow Educational Foundation/NDBA Scholarship

North Dakota Bankers Association has named Tyler Marthaler recipient of the Prochnow Educational Foundation/ North Dakota Bankers Association Scholarship.  Marthaler, business banker at Dacotah Bank in Valley City, will receive a $1,300 discount from the regularly charged fees for each of the three years of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


This $3,900 scholarship, established and funded by the Herbert V. Prochnow Educational Foundation, furthers the goal of supporting banker education. The scholarship is made available annually to a selected individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and a commitment to his or her community and to the banking industry.


“The banking industry and the communities we serve have a bright future because of the leadership of bankers such as Tyler,” said Rick Clayburgh of the North Dakota Bankers Association. “This scholarship is in recognition of Tyler’s leadership in Dacotah Bank and the community it serves,” Clayburgh continued.


A native of Valley City, Marthaler graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in economics.  In 2011, Tyler completed the Dakota School of Banking and was awarded the Outstanding Banker award. He currently serves as Director of the School. He and his wife Lacey reside in Valley City with their daughter. 


The Herbert V. Prochnow Educational Foundation, a not-for-profit support organization to the Graduate School of Banking, has promoted the growth of banker education throughout the United States.  The Graduate School of Banking was established in 1945 and has more than 20,000 alumni. 


NDBA sponsors the Graduate School of Banking through its membership in the Central States Conference of State Bankers Associations.  Rick Clayburgh of NDBA is a member of the school’s Board of Trustees.


For further information regarding the scholarship, please contact Dorothy Lick at NDBA.  For additional information regarding the Graduate School of Banking, please visit gsb.org.

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