Washington, D.C. (Dec. 10, 2019) — ICBA Securities® Inc., the broker-dealer subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), has been endorsed by the Community Bankers Association of Georgia (CBA) as a Diamond Level Preferred Service Provider. This is the 33rd state banking association to give its seal of approval to ICBA Securities, which provides fixed-income investment products and services to community banks.
“We’re excited to expand our network through CBA's endorsement, which benefits community bankers throughout Georgia by helping them achieve their financial goals and further reinvest in the communities in which they live and work,” ICBA Securities President and CEO Jim Reber said.
ICBA Securities, a wholly owned subsidiary of ICBA, has offered broker-dealer services since 1989 with an inventory of portfolio investment products to community banks through its exclusively endorsed broker, Vining Sparks. ICBA Securities specializes in providing community banks with high-quality investment products, services and education to help them create and maintain a high-performing investment portfolio.
“ICBA Securities’ reputation for delivering superior investment products and services fits well with CBA’s mission to deliver best-in-class solutions for our members to strengthen the community banking industry in the great state of Georgia,” CBA President John McNair said. “We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship.”
For more information, visit www.icbasecurities.com.
The Independent Community Bankers of America® creates and promotes an environment where community banks flourish. With more than 50,000 locations nationwide, community banks constitute 99 percent of all banks, employ nearly 750,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in three U.S. counties. Holding more than $5 trillion in assets, nearly $4 trillion in deposits, and more than $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.
As the state’s only advocate working solely for the interests of community banks and your customers, the Community Bankers Association of Georgia (CBA) is a member-driven organization, governed by a Board of Directors of independent community bankers. The Association was created in 1969 as a way to pool community bank resources for political representation. Today, the CBA represents approximately 200 community banks and 200 associate members. Our passion is collectively creating value for Georgia’s community banks through lobbying efforts, professional development, profit enhancement, expense savings, networking opportunities, industry updates and a full range of free member benefits.