Granville Loar / Director of Education and Training
Granville comes to SAIA with 15 years experience in the banking industry and seven years in association management.
A former assistant vice president with UMB Financial Corporation in Kansas City, Mo., Loar brings experience in a number of areas, including retail branch management, branch design, layout and construction, retail marketing, products & services collateral design and implementation, training and development, data security and disaster recovery.
He also served as general education manager for Micro Center Computer Education in Overland Park, Ks.
Past association management includes work with both professional societies and specialty construction associations as executive director; including education and curriculum development, event planning, day-to-day association management and board/committee training and development.
A certified facilitator and developer for Carlson Learning Systems and Development Dimensions International (DDI), Loar specializes in adult learning theories, learning styles, performance management, leadership/management development, project management and team building.
Loar is also a member of the American Society of Training and Development.
attended the University of Missouri - Columbia
also has been involved in volunteer coordination efforts for the Kansas City Symphony, Kansas City Lyric Opera, and Theater League for the last 16 years.
A native of Kansas City, he
currently resides in the South Kansas City area.