Noah W. Wilcox is chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), the only national advocacy organization that exclusively represents community banks.
Wilcox is president, CEO and chairman of Grand Rapids State Bank and its holding company, Wilcox Bancshares Inc., both based in Grand Rapids, Minn. He is also chairman and CEO of Minnesota Lakes Bank in Delano, Minn.
Wilcox serves in many leadership roles at ICBA. He is chairman of the Executive Committee and board of directors. He is a member of ICBA’s Federal Delegate Board and its Policy Development and Nominating committees. He is also Executive Committee liaison to the Legislative Issues committee and the Minority Bank Council and is an ex-officio member of ICBA Consolidated Holdings and Services Network board of directors. Wilcox is a past chairman of ICBA Bancard and its credit card bank, TCM Bank. He previously served as an ICBA at-large director on the ICBA board of directors and was vice chairman of the Bank Services and ICBPAC committees.
A fourth-generation community banker, Wilcox has testified before the House Financial Services Committee on regulatory burden and before the Senate Banking Committee on the credit union tax subsidy.
He is a current director and former chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota and serves as a director on the Reif Arts Council. He is also a past chairman of the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation and the Itasca County Family YMCA.
Wilcox is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas and the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Graduate School of Banking.
Noah and his wife have five daughters and reside in Cohasset, Minn.