Press Releases

ICBA Applauds Senate Passage of Farm Bill

Dec 11, 2018

ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issued the following statement on the Senate’s passage of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2).

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ICBA Congratulates Kathy Kraninger on Confirmation

Dec 6, 2018

ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issued a statement on the confirmation of Kathy Kraninger to head the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

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IB Magazine


Independent Banker Profiles Community Bankers of the Year

Dec 10, 2018

The December issue of Independent Banker® magazine features profiles of ICBA’s Community Bankers of the Year. The profiles of Ken LaRoe, Scott McComb, Josh Rowland, and Stan Wilmoth feature their views on values, human connections, civic partnership, and community service.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

Bureau Alleges Deception at Mortgage Company

Dec 7, 2018

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection filed a court complaint alleging that a non-bank mortgage company deceived veterans regarding interest-rate-refinancing loans. The proposed order would require Village Capital & Investment LLC of Henderson, Nev., to pay $268,869 in redress to consumers and a civil penalty of $260,000.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

OCC Monitoring Loan-Origination Quality

Dec 5, 2018

The OCC said it is monitoring the origination quality of new loans, the potential for rising lender complacency, and potential risks from successive years of eased underwriting. In its latest semiannual risk report, the agency noted that operational and compliance risk are elevated due to an increasingly complex operating environment and amended consumer protection requirements, respectively.

  • NewsWatch Today Article

Main Street Matters Blog

  • Shared Values Bring Shared Success

    Dec 10, 2018
    Community bankers, you outdid yourselves in 2018. As we near the end of this significant year in community banking, it is worth taking a moment to look back and reflect on what we’ve achieved together.
  • Career Development: A Priority for Today’s Modern Workforce

    Dec 06, 2018
    Employees expect transparency and want to know their employers’ plans for growth and how they fit in. One way to address this shift in corporate ethos is to make sure that professional development is a part of your community bank’s compensation package.

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2018 Compensation Survey - Results are in!

The 2018 edition of the annual Crowe/ICBA Bank Compensation Survey provides invaluable compensation-focused benchmarking data. With responses from 420 banks, this year’s survey offers insights that can help you make critical decisions about compensation, human resources, and benefits.
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Donate to the NCBA Hurricane Florence Relief Fund

The North Carolina Bankers Association has established the NCBA Hurricane Florence Relief Fund through the NCBA Foundation to benefit bank employees who have suffered damage to their homes, cars and personal property in connection with Hurricane Florence.  The NCBA and ICBA are encouraging banks from across the country to support this initiative in addition to the contributions they are making to charitable organizations involved in Hurricane Florence recovery and relief efforts.


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