Press Releases

Deborah Matthews Phillips Joins ICBA as Senior Vice President, Payments and Technology Policy

Dec 3, 2019

ICBA announced that Deborah Matthews Phillips has joined its government relations team as senior vice president of payments and technology policy, a new position created to augment ICBA staff resources in a dynamic payments environment.

  • Press Release

ICBA’s Independent Banker Names 2019 Best Community Banks to Work For

Dec 2, 2019

Independent Banker magazine, the award-winning monthly publication of ICBA, bestowed 2019 Best Community Banks to Work For honors upon five community banks that have gone above and beyond to create exceptional work experiences for their employees.

  • Press Release

Independent Banker


Regulators Grilled on Credit Union Acquisitions

Dec 5, 2019

Congress questioned federal financial services regulators on the ICBA-opposed trend of large credit unions buying up smaller community banks.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

Blog Details State of Play on ILC Loophole

Dec 5, 2019

A new Main Street Matters post breaks down Washington's renewed interest in the industrial loan company loophole.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

American Banker Names Community Banker of the Year

Dec 4, 2019

ICBA congratulates American Banker’s Community Banker of the Year award recipient, Spence Mullis.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

Main Street Matters Blog

  • Boarding Up the ILC Loophole

    Dec 04, 2019
    ICBA continues to lead the opposition to mixing banking and commerce through exploitation of the ILC loophole, recently expressing strong support for new legislation that would close it.
  • Faster Payments: An Overview of Options for Community Banks

    Nov 25, 2019
    While all faster payments options have one thing in common—moving money and information faster—there are often distinct differences or subtleties when comparing today’s various faster payments offerings.

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ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator

ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator 2.0 is the sequel to ICBA’s successful partnership with The Venture Center and the state of Arkansas to support early-stage fintechs primed to help community banks create high-tech, high-touch customer experiences.

Strengthening existing relationships and developing new ones is all part of the process for the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator. We want to hear from you. Know a great startup company with potential to impact community banks? Refer them to the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator 2.0 by filling out the form.

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