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October 2020 President's Letter

Thursday, October 1, 2020   (0 Comments)
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TMAC Colleagues,


It is a pleasure to serve you as TMAC President for the upcoming year.  As everyone continues to adapt to the new challenges 2020 has brought, the new TMAC board is working diligently behind the scenes to ensure the continued success of TMAC through these ever-changing times.  We are excited to take on the challenges the new fiscal year may bring and are focused on continuing to meaningfully provide value to our membership and the Chicagoland treasury community. 


Please welcome our new 2020/2021 TMAC Board:

  • President:  Patrick Yappel
  • Vice President:   Carrie Horton
  • Treasurer:  Michael Thorsen
  • Secretary: Kelli Perkins
  • President Emeritus:  Cathy McGarry
  • Windy City Summit Co Chair:  Rob Chan
  • Windy City Summit Co Chair:  Samantha Salisbury
  • Meeting Site Co Chair:  Gary Silha
  • Meeting Site Co Chair:  Claire Millburg
  • Program Co Chair:  Chris McLane
  • Program Co Chair:  David Woodhams
  • Scholarship Chair:  Julie Qualiato
  • Policy Chair:  Scott Brooks
  • Membership Chair:  Mary Wallace
  • Website Chair:  Melanie Kvistad


The opportunity to professionally network is more valuable than ever and is a key TMAC focus for 2020/2021.  Thank you to all members who were able to attend this past month’s Virtual Pub Trivia Event and September’s Virtual Business Meeting and Educational Program.  We have several additional Virtual Meetings/Educational Programs/Events in the coming months, and we look forward to seeing you then!  Upcoming virtual member activities include:


October 15th, 2020:

  • TMAC Business Meeting
  • Educational Programming (Video Interviewing Tips for Treasury Professionals)
  • TMAC Talks Networking


November 7th, 2020:

  • Virtual Cooking Class


November 19th, 2020

  • TMAC Business Meeting
  • Educational Programming (RPA – Robotic Process Automation)
  • TMAC Talks Networking


Best Regards,


Patrick Yappel

TMAC President