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  • ICBA: Banking Agencies Fail in Joint Review of Banking Rules ​ ​

    Mar 21, 2017
    ICBA President and CEO Camden R. Fine releases statement on the federal banking regulators’ joint report to Congress under the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act (EGRPRA).
  • New ICBA Chairman’s Message to Community Bankers: “We are Difference Makers”

    Mar 18, 2017
    R. Scott Heitkamp, president and CEO of ValueBank Texas of Corpus Christi, Texas, who becomes chairman of the ICBA today, rallied community bankers gathered at the ICBA Community Banking LIVE® 2017 national convention by reminding them that they are difference makers in their communities.
  • Texas Banker Elected ICBA Chairman

    Mar 18, 2017
    R. Scott Heitkamp, president and CEO of ValueBank Texas in Corpus Christi, Texas, was elected chairman of the ICBA for 2017-18. Heitkamp was elected during the 2017 ICBA national convention, ICBA Community Banking LIVE®, in San Antonio. His term begins at the conclusion of the convention on March 19.

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  • White House Shows Commitment to Community Banks

    Mar 22, 2017
    As much as I enjoyed being with my fellow community bankers in San Antonio last week at ICBA’s national convention, it was nice to get back to Washington to advance the cause of community banking.
  • Conventional Wisdom

    Feb 27, 2017
    What do community banks have in common with astronauts, fighter pilots and football stars? At next month’s ICBA Community Banking LIVE® national convention, community bankers from across the nation will get to see for themselves.



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ICBA has several experts on staff who can discuss vital issues pertaining to our nation's Main Street community banks and the broader financial services sector. For more information about community banks, and to speak with one of ICBA staff experts, please contact Aleis Stokes, ICBA's senior vice president of media and public relations at 202-821-4457 or