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ICBA's Bank Director Program

Help your directors guide your bank to growth and profitability! The ICBA Bank Director Program helps both new and seasoned community bank board members increase their knowledge and upgrade their skills. The BDP program offers your board essential information, in-depth education programs and convenience — all at a reasonable price.

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ICBA Members: $495
Nonmembers: $795

ICBA Bank Director Program Benefits include:

NEW ICBA Director Help Line
ICBA is pleased to announce its partnership with Gerrish McCreary Smith, Consultants and Attorneys (GMS) to provide a dedicated Director Help Line.

Do you have questions about:

  • Confidential matters about your management team
  • Regulatory issues
  • Further information about strategic planning
  • Confidential merger and acquisition questions
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Anything else

Contact the Consultants and Attorneys at Gerrish McCreary Smith directly via phone or email at your convenience to have your specific issues addressed. You can arrange a time for an after-hours follow-up call from one of the GMS attorneys and consultants, setup a time for a face-to-face consultation or gather your entire Board for a conference call. Best of all, this additional benefit is available to all ICBA Bank Director Program members.

Get the assistance you need today!

Call: 901-684-2334
Email: DirectorHelpLine@gerrish.com

Bank Director Online UniversityMore Info | Start Training
These valuable online courses provide flexible online training on key community banking issues. The BDOU includes 17 courses on subjects from Bank Secrecy Act for Bank Directors to Principles of Banking. All Bank Director Program participants receive access to BDOU courses at no additional cost.

The "Community Bank Director" newsletter  —mailed every other month, this newsletter is loaded with information on director roles and responsibilities, including business development, regulatory compliance, community relations and bank profitability.

Seminars and Products
Save up to 50% on:

  • Videos with effective, efficient information produced exclusively for community bank directors.
  • Publications that provide a quick reference guide.
  • Seminars designed specifically to improve director skills.
  • Annual Bank Director Seminar offered at the ICBA National Convention. This must-attend seminar has drawn thousands of directors.
  • The Annual Directors Conference, held each fall, brings together industry specialists to give you guidance on community bank director responsibilities.

Print and submit our form or call us at (800) 422-7285 to enroll your directors today!

Program fees paid to ICBA are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal tax purposes. However, fees may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.