Laura Smith, a vice president and treasury management sales consultant with Vectra Bank Colorado in Grand Junction, has received the Certified Treasury Professional designation.
The Association for Financial Professionals launched the certification program in 1986 to define standards in the corporate treasury and cash management profession.
The organization of finance executives confers the designation to recognize treasury and cash management professionals who demonstrate the knowledge and skills required of their duties.
In addition to passing a certification exam and meeting education and experience requirements, those awarded the CTP designation must complete a minimum of 36 hours of continuing professional education in corporate treasury, finance or accounting every three years to remain certified.
Smith serves as a treasury management officer supporting Vectra Bank Colorado operations in the Grand Valley as well as in the Four Corners, Roaring Fork Valley and Steamboat Springs markets.
Part of the Zions Bancorporation, Vectra Bank serves small, middle-market and corporate business clients at 35 locations throughout Colorado. In Grand Junction, the bank operates locations at 499 28 1/4 Road and 2394 Patterson Road. For additional information, visit www.vectrabank.com.