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Ohio Banker Elected ICBA Bancard Chairman

Jun 26, 2017

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Washington, D.C. (June 26, 2017)—ICBA Bancard, the payments services subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), announced today the election of G. Scott McComb, president, chairman and CEO of Heartland Bank of Gahanna, Ohio, as chairman of its board of directors. 

“I look forward to working with the trusted professionals at ICBA Bancard as they help community banks like mine usher in exciting new products and services to address customers’ evolving payment needs,” McComb said. “ICBA Bancard has helped Heartland Bank grow and develop our card portfolio over the last decade, and now I have the honor of representing community banks and ensuring we retain our seat at the payments table.”

McComb, who has been an ICBA-member community banker for 33 years, has a long history of payments-related service. He is vice chairman of the Bank Operations and Payments Committee and previously served on TCM Bank’s board of directors. McComb is also an at-large director on ICBA’s Executive Committee and is a member of ICBA’s Services Network’s board of directors.

“ICBA Bancard is pleased to welcome Scott as chairman of the board,” ICBA Bancard President and CEO Tina Giorgio said.  “His record of success as a small-business owner and community bank leader, along with his demonstrated commitment to our industry, will make him a great leader of the ICBA Bancard board. We look forward to working with him on critical payments-services initiatives as the industry evolves.”

Also serving on the ICBA Bancard board of directors with McComb are Jeff Dick, president, chairman and CEO, Mainstreet Bank, Fairfax, Va.; Jack Hartings, president and CEO, The Peoples Bank Co., Coldwater, Ohio; Matthew Ruge, executive director, Missouri Independent Bankers Association, Liberty, Mo.; Samuel Vallandingham, president and CEO, First State Bank, Barboursville, W.Va.; William West, president and CEO, Bank of Tampa, Fla.; and Noah Wilcox, chairman and CEO of Grand Rapids State Bank, Grand Rapids, Minn. Wilcox also serves as chairman of TCM Bank, ICBA Bancard’s credit card bank.

To learn more about ICBA Bancard, visit www.icba.org/bancard.

About ICBA Bancard & TCM Bank. N.A.
ICBA Bancard® is the wholly owned payment services subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America. ICBA Bancard’s community bank issuers generated $23 billion in sales volume in 2016 and are ranked collectively as the 25th largest credit card portfolio in the United States. Through ICBA Bancard, banks provide competitive payments solutions and ICBA Bancard provides exclusive services to issuers including its Fraud Loss Protection Plan, marketing support and product education. With nearly $300 million in assets, TCM Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of ICBA Bancard, provides credit card services for community banks including consulting, portfolio acquisition, product development and agent bank sponsorship. Through its Total Card Management® program, TCM helps banks promote their branded cards while limiting their exposure to risk and expense. For more information, visit www.icbabancard.org.

About ICBA
The Independent Community Bankers of America®, the nation’s voice for more than 5,800 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services. Learn more at
www.icba.org.

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