Memo from Federal Savings Bank CEO Stephen Calk to Paul Manafort ranking possible Trump administration roles for himself

In a November 2016 memo, the CEO of Federal Savings Bank, which had approved loans for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort,, wrote an email listing potential administration jobs and ambassadorships he would consider. Top on each list: Secretary of the Treasury and United Kingdom.

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steve calk
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Paul,
In advance of our conversation, please see the attached.
Thank you for all of your guidance and assistance.

Steve
Stephen M. Calk
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
National Bancorp Holdings

Chicago, IL 60607
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Office
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Steve@TheFederalSavingsBank.com
www.TheFederalSavingsBank.com

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U.S. v. MANAFORT, 1:18-cr-83 (T.S.E.)

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StephenA M.A CalkA
StephenA M.A CalkA isA theA Founder,A ChairmanA andA ChiefA ExecutiveA OfficerA ofA NationalA BancorpA Holdings,A AA
BankA HoldingA Company;A TheA FederalA SavingsA Bank,A aA FederallyA CharteredA SavingsA BankA andA ChicagoA
Bancorp.A Mr.A CalkA currentlyA servesA asA aA SeniorA EconomicA AdvisorA toA theA PresidentA electA ofA theA UnitedA
States.A
Mr.A CalkA wasA nominatedA byA CongressmanA PhillipA CraneA andA subsequentlyA appointedA toA theA UnitesA StatesA
MilitaryA AcademyA PreparatoryA SchoolA atA WestA PointA Prep.A A HeA wasA commissionedA asA anA ArmyA OfficerA onA
MayA 25th,A 1985.A HeA isA aA graduateA ofA theA UnitedA StatesA ArmyA AviationA SchoolA andA servedA inA bothA activeA
andA reserveA statusA asA aA combatA tacticalA helicopterA pilotA andA commanderA forA overA 16A years.A A Mr.A CalkA
receivedA hisA BachelorasA DegreeA fromA theA UniversityA ofA IllinoisA atA Champaign/UrbanaA andA holdsA aA MasterA
ofA BusinessA AdministrationA DegreeA fromA theA J.L.A KelloggA GraduateA SchoolA ofA ManagementA atA
NorthwesternA University.A A Mr.A CalkA isA currentlyA attendingA theA HarvardA BusinessA SchoolasA PostA GraduateA
ExecutiveA EducationA ProgramA forA membersA ofA TheA WorldA PresidentsA Organization.A
Mr.A CalkA isA aA nationallyA recognizedA expertA inA theA fieldsA ofA finance,A economicsA andA residentialA realA estateA
financeA asA wellA asA NationalA SecurityA andA MilitaryA issues.A HeA isA regularlyA featuredA inA printA andA onA airA
nationalA newsA programsA includingA CNN,A FoxA News,A MSNBC,A FoxA BusinessA News,A CNBCA SquawkA Box,A CBSA
eveningA news,A TheA WallA StreetA Journal,A NewA YorkA Times,A WashingtonA Post,A A Reuters,A Money,A CrainsA
ChicagoA Business,A theA ChicagoA TribuneA andA ChicagoA SunA Times.A A HeA hasA servedA onA theA BoardA ofA Directors,A
AdvisoryA BoardA ofA DirectorsA orA CustomerA AdvisoryA BoardA ofA DirectorsA forA variousA publicA andA privateA
companiesA includingA JPA MorganA ChaseasA ChaseA ManhattanA MortgageA Corp.,A OhioA SavingsA Bank,A
Citimortgage,A BankA ofA AmericaA andA theA formerA GeneralA ElectricA MortgageA InsuranceA Company.A A Mr.A CalkA
hasA servedA asA anA advisorA toA theA GovernorA ofA theA StateA ofA Illinois,A theA CommissionerA ofA BanksA andA RealA
EstateA andA theA OfficeA ofA ProfessionalA RegulationA forA theA StateA ofA IllinoisA onA mattersA ofA MortgageA BankingA
andA RealA EstateA finance.A HeA hasA servedA hisA communityA onA manyA civicA andA philanthropicA boardsA includingA
servingA asA theA ChairmanA ofA theA UnitedA StatesA 10thA CongressionalA DistrictasA ServiceA AcademyA SelectionA

Committee.A HeA currentlyA servesA asA aA TrusteeA forA theA UniversityA ofA IllinoisaA St.A JohnasA CatholicA NewmanA
CenterA andA onA theA BoardA ofA TheA USOA ofA IllinoisA asA wellA asA aA certifiedA leaderA inA TheA BoyA ScoutsA ofA America.A
HeA hasA beenA aA memberA ofA theA ChicagoA ChapterA ofA theA WorldA PresidentsA OrganizationA andA YoungA
PresidentsA OrganizationA sinceA 2002A whereA heA hasA servedA asA theA ForumA Chairman,A MembershipA ChairmanA
andA EducationA Chairman.A A HeA isA anA outspokenA proponentA andA advocateA ofA VeteranA housingA needs.A Mr.A
CalkA isA aA veraciousA trainerA andA mentorA ofA juniorA militaryA officersA andA SeniorA NCOasA priorA toA takingA
commandA positionsA orA returningA toA civilianA lifeA afterA serviceA toA theirA country.A A HeA hasA alsoA servedA onA
numerousA civicA andA philanthropicA boardsA andA isA aA memberA ofA SunsetA RidgeA CountryA ClubA andA TheA ChicagoA
ClubA whereA heA servedA onA theA MembershipA Commission.A
UnderA Mr.A CalkasA leadership,A TheA FederalA SavingsA BankA becameA profitableA withinA itsA firstA 3A monthsA ofA
operationsA andA byA theA endA ofA itsA firstA yearA ofA operationA wasA namedA byA theA AmericanA BankersA AssociationA
JournalA asA theA mostA profitableA communityA bankA inA AmericaA withA assetsA itsA size;A anA honorA itA hasA heldA theA
lastA fourA yearsA inA aA row.A A HisA experienceA andA accomplishmentsA haveA combinedA toA buildA bothA TheA FederalA
SavingsA BankA andA theA formerA ChicagoA BancorpA intoA aA dynamicA teamA ofA professionalsA whoA adhereA toA theA
highestA standardsA ofA excellenceA whileA fundingA tensA ofA billionsA ofA dollarsA inA loansA inA theA lastA twoA decades.A A

Stephen M. Calk
Perspective Rolls in the Trump administration in rank order
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10.

Secretary of the Treasury
Deputy Secretary of Treasury
Secretary of Commerce
Secretary of Defense
Secretary of HUD
Secretary of the Army
Deputy Secretary of Defense
Undersecretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance
Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs
Deputy Secretary of Commerce

Ambassadorships I would like in rank order
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United Kingdom (most qualified as I grew up in London)
France
Germany
Italy
Spain
Japan
Ireland
Australia
China
United Nations
NATO
The European Union
Portugal
Holy See (Vatican City)
Luxembourg
Austria
Switzerland
Netherlands
Singapore