Dr. William F. Staats is a member of the faculty at the Graduate School of Banking at LSU. He is also a member of the faculty of the LSU Executive Program, and he serves on the faculty of several state banking schools as well as the American Bankers Association Graduate School of Compliance Management. Dr. Staats is a director of the Farm Credit Bank of Texas, a $11.5 billion agricultural lending network. In addition, Dr. Staats is Chairman of the Board of SevenOaks Capital Associates, LLC, a factoring company serving the trucking industry nationwide. He also serves as chairman of Platinum Healthcare Staffing, Inc., which provides medical professionals to hospitals throughout southern California. Also, he is on the Board of Money Management International, a non-profit organization providing personal credit and financial counseling and education from more than 100 offices across the nation as well as via telephone and the internet. Dr. Staats was founder of New Braunfels National Bank in New Braunfels, Texas, and served as vice chairman of the board of directors. Dr. Staats also was named by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to the board of the nation's first bridge bank. He was an original director of Staats, Falkenberg & Partners, an Austin-based advertising and public relations company.
For 30 years, Dr. Staats held the position of The Hermann Moyse, Jr., Distinguished Professor and Louisiana Bankers Association Chair of Banking at Louisiana State University. Also, he served as Director of the Bankers School for Supervisory Training.
Before joining the faculty at LSU, Dr. Staats was vice president and corporate secretary of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He has been a member of the faculty at Rice University and at The University of Texas where he received his doctorate degree. His undergraduate degree is from Texas Lutheran University.
Dr. Staats has published many articles in banking and finance, and he is very active on the speaking circuit, making presentations throughout the nation. He has done extensive work as an expert witness in banking cases in several states. In addition, Dr. Staats has written seven books and monographs: "Money and Banking," published by the American Bankers Association; "Key Concepts of Financial Management for Bankers, Second Edition," "Bank Director's Guide to Controlling Credit Risk," published by the Graduate School of Banking at LSU; "Effectiveness of Bank Boards of Directors: Evidence and Prescriptions;" "Key Concepts of Financial Management for Business Success;" and "Key Concepts of Financial Management for Credit Unions." He is co-author of "How Chuck Taylor Got What He Wanted (And How You Can, Too!)," now in its fourth edition, which is designed to teach the financial facts of life to young adults.
- Performance Planning: Strategy for Survival
- People Power for Business Success
- Influence Management
- Economic Myths and Realities
- Effectiveness and Motivation of Directors
- Banking on the Brink
- Controlling Risk -The Bank Directors' Role
Click topic above to see more speakers on that topic
Speaker's Asking Fee Range
$5,000 - $7,499
Click on fee range to see more speakers.
This is the starting keynote fee range - other programs may be higher.
Click on state above to see more speakers from that state.
The fee range quoted means the speaker's fee starts somewhere within that range. Note that speaker's fees are subject to change and some speakers may have special fee quotes.