Shari Powers

Shari Powers

Current or past company role

Prairie State Bank

Past President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board


Past IBM Community Banking Division North America Marketing Director

Investor and community volunteer

Career or personal experiences that enhance presence on High Touch Board of Directors

  • 14 years technical marketing and sales experience with IBM
  • Financial and risk management experience in banking
  • General management and leadership experience through various corporate and nonprofit boards


Bachelor of Arts

Master’s in business administration


Project Management Certification

Other Board/Community Involvement


2013 40 Under 40