Washington, D.C. (May 14, 2019)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today announced the promotion of Laura Norrell to director of vendor relations.
“Laura’s industry knowledge and expertise have been invaluable in spotlighting our ICBA preferred service provider (PSP) offerings, which help ICBA members address the evolving financial services needs of their customers,” said Chris Lorence, ICBA’s group executive vice president of member engagement and strategy. “ICBA congratulates Laura on her well-deserved promotion.”
Norrell has assumed increasing responsibilities since joining the organization in 2010 as a coordinator for ICBA vendor relations. In her new role, she will be responsible for managing ICBA’s corporate membership program, which includes identifying and reviewing community bank service providers, developing new engagement and recruiting programs, onboarding and tracking new vendors, managing the corporate membership renewal and billing process, and assisting with the marketing functions of ICBA’s PSP, and vendor relations department.
The Independent Community Bankers of America® creates and promotes an environment where community banks flourish. With more than 52,000 locations nationwide, community banks constitute 99 percent of all banks, employ more than 760,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in five U.S. counties. Holding more than $4.9 trillion in assets, $3.9 trillion in deposits, and $3.4 trillion in loans to consumers, small businesses and the agricultural community, community banks channel local deposits into the Main Streets and neighborhoods they serve, spurring job creation, fostering innovation and fueling their customers’ dreams in communities throughout America. For more information, visit ICBA’s website at www.icba.org.