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ICBA Nominates New Officers for 2012-2013

National Leadership Will Be Formally Elected at ICBA National Convention in March

Washington, D.C. (January 23, 2012)—The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today announced the nominees for its 2012-2013 executive committee. ICBA's board of directors will vote on the nominations on Sunday, March 11, during the 2012 ICBA National Convention and Techworld, which will be held March 11-14 in Nashville, Tenn.

During ICBA’s National Convention, current ICBA Chairman Sal Marranca, president and CEO of Cattaraugus County Bank, Little Valley, N.Y., will become ICBA immediate past chairman, while Jeffrey L. Gerhart, ICBA chairman-elect and chairman, president and CEO of Bank of Newman Grove, Neb., becomes the new ICBA chairman.

Additionally, William A. Loving Jr., president and CEO of Pendleton Community Bank, Franklin, W.Va., has been nominated to become ICBA chairman-elect, while John H. Buhrmaster, president of 1st National Bank of Scotia, N.Y., has been nominated to become ICBA vice chairman. Also nominated to become members of the ICBA executive committee are Nancy A. Ruyle, president and CEO, Citizens Bank of Rogersville, Mo., for treasurer and Preston L. Kennedy, president and CEO, Bank of Zachary, La., for at-large director.

Current Executive Committee Secretary Steven R. Gardner, president and CEO, Pacific Premier Bank, Costa Mesa, Calif., and current At-Large Director Rebeca Romero Rainey, board chairman and CEO, Centinel Bank of Taos, N.M. were reelected to one year terms on the committee.

Rounding out the executive committee are Camden R. Fine, ICBA president and CEO, James D. MacPhee, ICBA past chairman and CEO, Kalamazoo County State Bank, Schoolcraft, Mich., and R. Michael Menzies, ICBA past chairman and president and CEO, Easton Bank and Trust Co., Easton, Md.

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