For Meeting Planners

  • Complete Biography

In a banking career spanning 35 years, John Cochran has served in various lending and senior  management positions including chief lending officer and president and chief executive officer of a community bank.

John established Cochran Associates LLC in 2000 to provide bank training and consulting services.  To date, he has presented lending seminars on behalf of many state bank associations and annually participates in several commercial lending schools as principle instructor or sole presenter.  John also serves on the faculty of the Pacific Coast Banking School where he presents a series of lectures on Credit Risk Management.

Outside of his work, John and his wife enjoy camping, canoeing and fly fishing in Missouri's trout streams.

  • Logistical Information and Audio/Visual Needs

John can provide his own laptop and LCD Data Projector.  The client will need to provide:

  • A screen appropriate to the size of the room.
  • 6 ft head table to place projector and one chair.
  • Extension cord and power strip to the head table.
  • A wireless lavalier microphone for groups over 50.
  • A standing podium.

John will provide a copy-ready handout.  These will be sent via Email in a PDF file timed in accordance with your needs.  Two sided copies are acceptable.  Please contact us for binding requirements for larger handouts.

  • Travel and Lodging

The client will be responsible for reimbursement of airline travel and/or mileage to and from the event, plus other out-of-pocket expenses.  Itemized expenses will be submitted with receipts at the conclusion of the event.

Normally overnight accommodations are required the night prior to the presentation.  Please make those reservations to be direct billed to your organization to include room,