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Sep 21, 2020 | Press Release

ICBA Celebrates America’s Small Businesses During National Small Business Week

When COVID-19 threatened to shutter thousands of small businesses nationwide, community banks stepped up as outsized lenders of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program, to provide nearly 2.8 million loans and save an estimated 33.7 million jobs.

Using Payments to Attract and Retain Gen Z Customers

Sep 17, 2020
Community banks have long served the small-business market, but given the pandemic impact, new opportunities have emerged to support these customers’ payments needs and address areas of friction.

ICBA Celebrates America’s Small Businesses During National Small Business Week

Sep 21, 2020 | Press Release
When COVID-19 threatened to shutter thousands of small businesses nationwide, community banks stepped up as outsized lenders of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program, to provide nearly 2.8 million loans and save an estimated 33.7 million jobs.

ICBA Statement on Fed Community Reinvestment Act Notice

Sep 21, 2020 | Press Release
ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey released a statement on today's Federal Reserve advance notice of proposed rulemaking on reforming Community Reinvestment Act regulations.

Bailey Yeager Joins ICBA as Director of Marketing Strategy and Execution

Sep 16, 2020 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America announced today the hire of Bailey Yeager as director of marketing strategy and execution.
Sep 22, 2020 | Letters to Regulators

ICBA Response to FDIC Request for Information

ICBA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the FDIC's request for information hat seeks input on whether a standard-setting and voluntary-certification program could support community banks’ efforts in partnering with third parties.
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