ICBA Press Release Banner 2020

Washington, D.C. (June 30, 2022) — ICBA Bancard, the payments subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), today announced that Sarah Getzlaff, CEO of Security First Bank of North Dakota in Bismarck, N.D., was elected to the ICBA Bancard board of directors.

“We are pleased to welcome Sarah to ICBA Bancard’s board,” said Chairman Greg Deckard, who also serves as president, chairman and CEO of State Bank Northwest in Spokane Valley, Wash. “Sarah has a history of distinguished service on behalf of our industry and brings significant experience to the board as we help community banks stay at the cutting edge of innovation to meet the growing payment needs of today’s consumer.”

Getzlaff is a third-generation community banker and serves in several ICBA leadership roles. She serves as ICBA treasurer and is a member of the ICBA Executive Committee, board of directors and Federal Delegate Board. Active at the state and community level as well, Getzlaff serves on the board of the Independent Community Banks of North Dakota, on the Bismarck State College Foundation Board of Trustees, and is a trustee and president for the North Dakota Banks Benefit Trust.

Serving on the ICBA Bancard board with Deckard and Getzlaff are Jim Amundson, president and CEO, Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota, Bloomington, Minn.; Ruth Christopher, executive vice president and CFO, Citizens Bank of Las Cruces, N.M.; Chris Doyle, president and CEO, Texas First Bank, Texas City, Texas; Gregory Hohl, chairman and president, Wahoo State Bank, Wahoo, Neb.; and William West, president and CEO, Bank of Tampa, Fla.

To learn more about ICBA Bancard, visit www.icba.org/bancard.

About ICBA Bancard

ICBA Bancard® is the wholly owned payment services subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America. ICBA Bancard’s community bank issuers generated more than $34 billion in sales volume in 2021 and are ranked collectively as the 25th largest credit card portfolio and 11th largest debit portfolio in the United States. ICBA Bancard enables thousands of community banks to provide competitive payments solutions, including credit debit and merchant services. The company also provides exclusive services to issuers including its Fraud Loss Protection Plan, marketing support, and product education. For more information, visit www.icbabancard.org.

About ICBA
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 roughly 99 percent of all banks, employ nearly 700,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in three U.S. counties. Holding nearly $5.9 trillion in assets, over $4.9 trillion in deposits, and more than $3.5 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.