Awards & Recognition

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Best Community Banks to Work For

Nomination Period: July · Winners Announced: December

Based on anonymous employee surveys, our Best Community Banks to Work For awards recognize community banks whose workplaces have not only endured 2020’s challenges but gone above and beyond.

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40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders

Nomination Period: January · Emerging Leaders Announced: June

Independent Banker magazine, the award-winning monthly publication of the Independent Community Bankers of America, unveiled its annual 40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders list. The award recognizes the nation’s up-and-coming community bank innovators and influencers who represent the future of the industry.
 

2021 Emerging Leaders

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National Community Bank Service Awards

Nomination Period: April · Winners Announced: September

The National Community Bank Service Awards, presented by the Independent Community Bankers of America and sponsored by FIS, recognize community banks providing outstanding, hands-on volunteer community service efforts to their local communities.

 

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Best of the Best

ICBA’s Top-Performing Community Banks

Announced: May

Our annual list of the year’s go-getters is here! Read on to see the 75 community banks that took the crown, and hear from nine that shined because of their cutting-edge technology, strategic growth and superior personal service.
 

2020 Best Performing Banks

 

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Top Lenders List

Announced: July

Using FDIC data for 2020, we calculated a lender score out of 100 for each community bank. The score combines the average of the bank’s percentile rank for lending concentration and for loan growth over the past year in each lending category. We then adjusted each score for loan charge offs in each category at certain percentile thresholds.

 

2021 top lenders