The Independent Community Bankers of America is the only national trade association dedicated exclusively to serving the interests of community banks. ICBA Membership provides the resources and environment for your community bank to thrive.
As “The Nation’s Voice for Community Banks® throughout the United States, ICBA tirelessly fights for your issues in Washington.
The ICBA Be Heard is an advocacy network created by and on behalf of the community banking industry.
ICBA’s extensive continuing education curriculum, certification programs and events are tailored educational programs to exclusively meet the needs of community bankers. The proof is in the numbers:
Membership enables your bank to become more competitive and profitable and receive preferred member pricing on a wide range of ICBA’s financial products:
- Offer competitive credit cards, debit cards and merchant processing options through ICBA Bancard & TCM Bank, N.A.®
- ICBA Securities® is a full-service institutional broker/dealer providing community bankers with strong investment returns and asset/liability analysis, peer reports and training programs.
- ICBA Reinsurance® shareholders receive all the benefits of participating in a captive reinsurance company without the capitalization costs or operational expenses.
- ICBA Mortgage® provides secondary mortgage access without community bank customers being cross-sold via ICBA Mortgage Solutions in addition to direct programs with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
ICBA’s Preferred Service Provider Program makes available member discounts and free income opportunities with the nation’s leading corporations by aggregating the buying power of its members.
Publications and Communications
ICBA’s many publications inform members about the trends and issues affecting the community banking industry, including our award winning Independent Banker® Magazine, ICBA NewsWatch Today® and Member Access®. Additional resources include www.independentbanker.org.
Social Media has become a major marketing and communications tool for community banks. ICBA provides information via the Social Media Minute newsletter, the Social Media Monitor tool and networking opportunities through Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to help you fine tune your social media program.
For More Information please contact an ICBA Representative in your region:
Vice President West Coast
Vice President Midwest
Vice President Southeast
Senior Vice President Mid-Atlantic
Vice President Southwest
J. Eric Hallman
Vice President Central Plains
Executive Vice President Northeast and Great Lakes
A popular membership advantages is being listed in the ICBA Community Bank Locator, a trusted resource for consumers.