Press Releases

ICBA Promotes Sherry Larson to SVP, Controller

Apr 18, 2019

ICBA announced the promotion of Sherry Larson to senior vice president and controller and the hire of Krista Royal who joins the organization as vice president of tax and financial analysis.

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Media Advisory: ICBA Capital Summit April 28 – May 1

Apr 17, 2019

The nation’s community bankers will be in town April 28-May 1 for the 2019 ICBA Capital Summit.

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USDA Issues Notice on Importing Hemp Seeds

Apr 22, 2019

The USDA published a notice with information for hemp producers and importers on how to import hemp seeds from other nations to ensure adequate seed supply for production purposes.

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HUD Issues New Requirements for Down-Payment Assistance

Apr 22, 2019

The Department of Housing and Urban Development added documentation requirements for originating Federal Housing Administration-backed mortgages for borrowers that receive down-payment assistance.

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Herman Cain Out as Fed Nominee

Apr 22, 2019

President Donald Trump said Herman Cain has asked not to be nominated for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board.

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Main Street Matters Blog

  • How Community Bankers Support Financial Literacy in the U.S.

    Apr 17, 2019
    Nearly two-thirds of all Americans could not pass a five-question financial literacy test on everyday economic topics, a stat that community banks are striving to reverse by working within their communities to improve financial literacy.
  • Wall Street Numbers Still Not Adding Up

    Apr 09, 2019
    Ahead of Wednesday’s House Financial Services Committee, the megabanks are working to bolster their reputations by picking and choosing which data best fits their narrative—leading to skewed articles focused on low- and moderate-income communities and consumer sentiment.

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Marketing Toolkit

Have you seen the Marketing & Communications Toolkit?

The ICBA 2019 Marketing and Communications Toolkit invites you to "Tell Your Story" throughout the year. It provides ICBA members like you with exclusive resources to help your community bank leverage local media along with traditional and digital marketing channels. Visit the page regularly for new content, ideas, how-to tutorials, webinars and social media events which are exclusively for ICBA members. Login required.

Featured Events

Tax Reform Community Banks
April 28 - May 01, 2019
May 01, 2019
2019 ICBA Capital Summit
Event Type: Meeting
During the Capital Summit, community bankers from around the nation will meet with their members of Congress and federal financial regulators to discuss key issues, hear firsthand from financial and policy leaders, and influence the policy-making process.
May 20 - May 21, 2019
May 21, 2019
CFO Forum - IN
Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
Indianapolis, IN
May 22 - May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019
Community Bank Human Resources Seminar- IN
Event Type: Seminar/Institutes
Indianapolis, IN

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