Geri Forehand is a Certified Professional Consultant to Management and is President and CEO of Forehand Strategy Group, LLC. He previously served as National Director of Strategic Services for Sheshunoff Consulting + Solutions and Executive Director of the Affiliation Program. He has over 35 years of financial institution experience through his employment as a banker and a consultant. He has served as a director for several community banks and is qualified by banking regulatory agencies to perform mandated management and board reviews, as well as strategic planning, capital planning, and profit planning.
Geri has been a featured speaker for the American Bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers Association, as well as numerous state associations and other national organizations. He has completed the Director Education Institute program at Duke University and has studied at the Sloan School of MIT. He received a BBA in economics from the University of Georgia, and he also holds an MBA from Georgia State University with a double major in finance and marketing.