Sam LaFollette has more than 30 years of banking and public accounting experience. His experience and expertise is in external and internal financial reporting and auditing for financial institutions, including budgeting, projections, and profit planning. His financial reporting experience has led to merger and acquisition analyses and accounting treatment applications. In addition to managing fixed income investment portfolios, he has been responsible for interest rate risk and asset / liability management efforts for multiple banks, as well as performing review procedures and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Sam is a Certified Treasury Professional and achieved a Certificate in Commercial Credit. He remains up-to-date in his knowledge of accounting, credit, and treasury developments through yearly continuing education courses.