Washington, D.C. (Aug. 24, 2021) — The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) announced Dale Kraemer has joined ICBA as vice president of finance and accounting. Kraemer will be responsible for the monthly close process and will assist with preparation, organization, and ongoing analysis of all financial information affecting ICBA and its subsidiaries.
“ICBA is pleased to welcome Dale to the accounting team,” said Alex Galeano, senior executive vice president and chief financial officer. “His financial accounting expertise will help us refine our processes and identify areas for efficiency so we can continue to optimize ICBA’s performance for the benefit of our members.”
Kraemer will work across the organization to facilitate the coordination and preparation of the annual budget, forecasts, audit functions, tax filings, and other financial processes and analyses, as appropriate.
During Kraemer’s nearly 25-year career he has worked as an accountant, financial planning specialist, and controller for various industries. Most recently he worked as an accounting manager for CentraCare Health where he oversaw the company’s financial operations.
Kraemer has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from St. Cloud State University.
The Independent Community Bankers of America creates and promotes an environment where community banks flourish. ICBA 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.
With nearly 50,000 locations nationwide, community banks constitute 99 percent of all banks, employ more than 700,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in three U.S. counties. Holding more than $5 trillion in assets, over $4.4 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.