FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wyoming Bankers Association Endorses ICBA Securities
Washington, D.C. (Jan. 6, 2014)—ICBA Securities® Inc., the broker-dealer subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), today announced it has received the endorsement of the Wyoming Bankers Association (WBA), Cheyenne, Wyo. WBA is the 35th state banking association to endorse the services of ICBA Securities, which provides fixed-income investment products and services to community banks.
“We are pleased to welcome the Wyoming Bankers Association into the ranks of state and regional partners that have endorsed ICBA Securities,” said Jim Gowen, ICBA Securities chairman and chairman of Merchants & Planters’ Bank in Newport, Ark. “ICBA Securities offers a varied portfolio of investment products and has a strong track record of providing the best possible service and products to community banks nationwide. We look forward to working with the community bankers across Wyoming and assisting them with their investment needs."
Since 1989, ICBA Securities, a wholly owned subsidiary of ICBA, has offered broker-dealer services with an inventory of portfolio investment products to community banks. ICBA Securities specializes in providing high-quality investment products, services and education to community banks to help to create and maintain a high-performing investment portfolio.
The Wyoming Bankers Association is the professional and trade association for Wyoming’s commercial and savings banks. Established in 1908, the Wyoming Bankers Association serves, represents and advocates the interests of its members, enhancing their ability to be preeminent providers of financial services.
“ICBA Securities truly understands the needs of community banks and how to best service them,” said Michael Geesey, executive director of the Wyoming Bankers Association. “We are proud to endorse ICBA Securities and look forward to helping community bankers across Wyoming gain even more value from ICBA products and services.”
The Independent Community Bankers of America®, the nation’s voice for nearly 7,000 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services. For more information, visit www.icba.org.