The National Bankers Association has elected George Brokemond, president of Highland Community Bank of Chicago, as president of the minority bankers group.
Brokemond has more than 20 years of banking experience. He began his career as an executive trainee with Gary Trust and Savings Bank in Gary, Ind. Two years later, he was named a manager of a new Gary Trust branch office.
In 1965, he became an assistant vice president at Hyde Park Bank and Trust Co. in Chicago. He later was named vice president and manager of commercial and industrial banking and secretary of the loan committee.
When Highland Community Bank received its charter, Brokemond became vice president, cashier, comptroller, secretary and chief security officer. He later was elected chief executive officer and then president.
Several reassignments of senior postal officials to top executive positions have been announced by the U.S. Postal Service.
Carl C. Ulsaker, formerly senior assistant postmaster general for the administration group, will become senior assistant postmaster general of the employe and labor relations group.
Career official Francis X. Biglin will move from the finance group to become the senior assistant postmaster general for the administration group.
Succeeding Biglin as senior assistant postmaster general in the finance group will be Jim Finch. Taking Finch's place as assistant postmaster general of the government relations group will be Edward E. Horgan Jr.
C. Neil Benson, who has served as chief postal inspector since 1975, was named senior assistant postmaster general (acting) of the operations group, succeeding Edward V. Dorsey. Dorsey will serve as a special executive aide to the postmaster general.
And Peter A. Del Grease was appointed to the newly created position of assistant postmaster general for the engineering and technical support department.