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ICBA Welcomes Loughlin Cleary as Member Relations VP

Sep 26, 2016

Cleary will serve as dedicated resource to community banks in Northeast region

Washington, D.C. (September 26, 2016)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today announced that Loughlin Cleary has joined the association as vice president, member relations. Cleary will serve community banks in the Northeast region, which includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.

“Loughlin is a seasoned professional with an extensive background in financial services,” said ICBA Services Network President and CEO Gary Teagno. “His experience will serve our members well as he works in the field, helping community banks in the Northeast region to fully leverage ICBA’s premier advocacy, services, education and networking resources for optimal performance. We are thrilled to welcome Loughlin to the ICBA member relations team.”

Cleary brings more than 20 years of financial and technical sales experience to ICBA. He most recently served as a strategic account manager at FIS, where he was responsible for business development. Prior to that he worked for more than 15 years at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston in member services, helping community banks maximize revenue and manage interest-rate risk.

Community banks in Cleary’s territory are invited to call (617) 620-7425 or email to learn more about how they can enrich the value of their ICBA member benefits.

ICBA is the only national trade association dedicated exclusively to serving the interests of the nation’s community banks. Community banks receive powerful advocacy, top-notch products and services, professional development and educational resources as part of their membership. Members also have access to ICBA’s extensive continuing education curriculum, certification programs and events that are tailored to meet the needs of community bankers.

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About ICBA
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.

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