FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ICBA Statement on Chairman Greenspan’s 18-year Tenure as Federal Reserve Chairman
Washington, D.C. (January 31, 2006) - The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) congratulates Chairman Alan Greenspan on completing one of the most successful and distinguished terms as the Federal Reserve Board Chairman in U.S. history.
"For the past 18 years, the banking industry and our country have experienced enormous change. We have been fortunate to have had Chairman Greenspan's wisdom and enormous talent help us stay the course," said Camden R. Fine, ICBA president and CEO. "Chairman Greenspan has set the bar very high for future federal reserve chairmen. Our country owes much to Chairman Greenspan. ICBA and the nation's community banks thank him for his service to our nation and the world, and wish him well upon his retirement.