To create and promote an environment where community banks flourish.
The nation’s community bankers will be in town May 1-3 for the ICBA Capital Summit. The summit provides a forum for community bankers to engage on policy issues with members of Congress and other policymakers. A Future of Banking Symposium has also been added to the schedule.
ICBA reiterated its concerns with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s proposal to grant special-purpose bank charters to unregulated financial technology companies.
ICBA Bancard, the payments services subsidiary of the ICBA, has been endorsed by the Community Bankers Association of Ohio.
ICBA met with Treasury officials to discuss how federal policymakers can address the impact of overregulation on community banks and the customers they serve.
ICBA today called on Congress to support agricultural programs that help community banks serve rural America amid a steady deterioration in farm incomes.
Where you choose to bank matters. That’s the message that the ICBA is sending loud and clear throughout April, which is ICBA Community Banking Month. ICBA, which represents the nation’s more than 5,800 community banks, believes that consumers have the power to make change happen at the community level by aligning with their community bank and putting their money to work in the neighborhood that they call home.
Testifying before the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, ICBA Chairman R. Scott Heitkamp said excessive regulations are limiting access to credit for many Americans and inhibiting the economic recovery.
ICBA has expanded its Preferred Service Provider Program with ProfitStars, a division of Jack Henry & Associates to include ProfitStars’ Enterprise Conversion Solutionssuite and JHA Enterprise Payment Solutions SmartPay Biller Direct℠ solution.
It pays to participate—ICBA members that participate in one or more ICBA Services Network program have a 26% higher ROA and a 45% higher ROE than community banks that don’t. See what solutions we have to fit your bank's individual needs.