Executive Management

Our executive management team leads our nearly 250 employees to serve our members in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARK E. YARDLEY, President and CEO  

Mark Yardley joined FHLBank Topeka as internal auditor in October 1984. He was named first senior vice president and director of finance in 1999, Chief Financial Officer in December 1999 and executive vice president in 2005. He became Chief Risk Officer in June 2010 before accepting the role of interim president and CEO on January 1, 2017 and permanent president and CEO on March 24, 2017. A certified public accountant, Yardley is a member of the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to joining FHLBank, he worked for a national public accounting firm, holding several auditing positions. He graduated summa cum laude from Washburn University, Topeka, with a degree in business administration with an accounting emphasis. He is a trustee and director for the Washburn University Foundation, serving as the chair of its audit committee. He is also treasurer at Topeka Bible Church, a trustee for University of Kansas Health Systems – St. Francis Campus and an at-large member of the Greater Topeka Partnership Chairs Council.

 

 

 

PATRICK C. DORAN, Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer and General Counsel

Pat Doran joined FHLBank Topeka in May 2004 as general counsel and corporate secretary. Before coming to FHLBank, he served as senior counsel and vice president of corporate and community affairs for 1st Source Bank, South Bend, Ind. He has a bachelor of business administration in finance from the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Ind. He also has a juris doctorate from the University of Notre Dame Law School and is admitted to the bar in Kansas, Indiana and Wisconsin. He is a 2006 graduate of Leadership Greater Topeka and a 2009 graduate of Leadership Kansas. Doran is board vice chair for both the YMCA of Greater Topeka and Heartland Visioning. He is a member of the Topeka - Shawnee County Holistic Economic Development Steering Committee and previously served on the boards of the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce and the Kansas Chamber of Commerce.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sonia Betsworth, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Sonia Betsworth joined FHLBank Topeka in 1983. She has held various positions, including credit analyst and credit and collateral manager. She was promoted to credit officer in 1992, assistant vice president in 1994, vice president in 1998 and senior vice president in 1999. She became chief credit officer in 2013 and was named chief administrative officer on March 24, 2017. As the chief administrative officer she oversees the Strategic Planning, Member Solutions, Facilities and Information Technology departments. Betsworth has a bachelor of business administration in finance from Washburn University, and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking in Colorado.

 

 

 

 




 

Dan Hess, Senior Vice President, Chief Business Officer

Dan Hess joined FHLBank Topeka in 1995 as a correspondent banking account manager for Kansas. He was promoted to lending officer in 1997 and to assistant vice president and lending manager in 1999. He was named vice president in 2000, first vice president in 2002 and senior vice president in 2009. Hess currently leads FHLBank’s Lending, Sales, MPF Program, Product Administration, Marketing and Communications, and Wire Services departments. Before joining FHLBank, Hess was a senior auditor with Capitol Federal Savings in Topeka, Kan., and assistant industry condition reporting coordinator for the Office of Thrift Supervision, also in Topeka. Hess has a bachelor of business administration from Washburn University in Topeka. He is also a graduate of the Nebraska and Kansas Bankers Associations’ Advanced Schools of Banking and the Graduate School of Banking in Boulder, Colo.

 

 

 

 

tommy millburn, Senior Vice President, Chief Audit Executive

Tommy Millburn joined FHLBank Topeka in 1994 as a staff internal auditor. He was named staff electronic data processing (EDP) auditor in 1996 and was promoted to assistant vice president and director of Internal Audit in 1999. He was named vice president in 2000, first vice president in 2004 and senior vice president in 2010. Millburn has a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Washburn University and is a certified public accountant and certified information systems auditor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wil osborn, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Wil W. Osborn joined FHLBank Topeka in May 2006. Osborn oversees the capital markets, accounting, and product pricing and profitability departments. He also oversees corporate finance, budgeting and forecasting activities. Osborn was promoted to director of Banking Strategies and first vice president in 2008 and senior vice president and chief financial officer in 2010. Prior to joining FHLBank, Osborn served as vice president, director of profitability and performance measurement, for Bank of the West. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the CFA Institute. He has a bachelor of science in accounting from Brigham Young University and a master of business administration with an emphasis in finance from Westminster College.

 

 

 

 




 

martin schlossman, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Martin Schlossman joined FHLBank Topeka in November 2000 as an enterprise risk analyst. He was promoted to planning officer in December 2001 and to assistant vice president in March 2004. He became a vice president in June 2005 and was promoted to first vice president in March 2009. He was named chief risk officer on March 24, 2017. Before joining FHLBank, Schlossman worked for Fidelity Bank in Wichita, Kan. He has also worked as an auditor with Bank of America, Texas, and Fourth Financial Corp. (Bank IV), Kansas, as well as a senior auditor with Ernst & Young, LLP. Schlossman has a bachelor of science in business administration with an accounting emphasis from Kansas State University and a master of business administration in management from the University of Texas, Arlington. He also earned his Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) from the Institute of Internal Auditors in 2012.

 

 

 

 

Address:

500 SW Wanamaker Road
Topeka, KS 66606

Phone:

785.233.0507

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