ICBA Chairman Derek Williams discusses the community banking industry’s 2024 outlook in the latest “Banking with Interest” podcast from IntraFi.

Industry Outlook: During the interview with host Rob Blackwell, the president and CEO of Century Bank & Trust in Milledgeville, Ga., discusses the economic and financial environment, the impact of the regulatory environment, and ICBA advocacy on numerous major rulemakings.

Regulatory Deluge: “You’ve got 1071, you’ve got 1033, you’ve got the new CRA rule, which has huge implications for community banks,” Williams said. “I’m just really glad we’ve got ICBA out there advocating on our behalf.”

More: Community bankers can also listen to the latest episode of ICBA’s “Independent Banker” podcast, in which BankStar Financial Marketing and Training Director Leah Brink discusses the ICBA Community platform.