R. Scott Heitkamp is immediate past chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), the only national advocacy organization that exclusively represents community banks.
President and CEO of ValueBank Texas in Corpus Christi, Texas, Heitkamp has served ICBA and the community banking industry for decades. He serves on the Executive Committee and the Federal Delegate Board and is chairman of the Nominating Committee. He is Executive Committee liaison to ICBA’s Safety & Soundness Committee and serves on the Policy Development Committee.
Heitkamp was an at-large director and ICBA’s state delegate for Texas. He was a past chairman on the ICBPAC Committee and served on the Bank Services Committee.
Heitkamp is a previous chairman and current member of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas. Heitkamp has served as chairman of the Driscoll Hospital Development Foundation board of directors, is a current member of the board of directors of the Texas State Aquarium, is previous chairman of the San Patricio County Economic Development Corp., and is past president of the Aransas Pass Rotary Club. Heitkamp is also past president the Independent Bankers Association of Texas Leadership Division and past advisory director of the Texas Tech University Banking School.
Heitkamp is a graduate from Texas Tech University, where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration in finance.
He lives in Corpus Christi, Texas, with his wife. They have two children.