Independent Community Bankers Of America (ICBA) is a banking trade association that serves and protects the interests of the community banking industry. ICBA advocates key legislation and regulations that affect bank powers and activities including lending and funding, agriculture, tax policy, and accounting standards. It owns and operates six subsidiaries including ICBA Bancard that offers payment solutions such as credit and debit card processing, merchant services, and Internet banking; ICBA Securities, a security brokerage firm; ICBA Financial Services that provides financial and retirement planning services; ICBA Mortgage, a mortgage banking firm; ICBA Insurance Services that offers pro...
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Independent Community Bankers Of America and Chartwell Compliance Extend Relationship to Help Community Banks Navigate Compliance Terrain
Mar 25 13
Independent Community Bankers Of America announced that it has extended its strategic alliance with Chartwell Compliance. This agreement is a core component of ICBA Compliance and Risk Management, which offers affordable, hands-on services and expertise that help community banks succeed amidst the challenges associated with staying compliant. Chartwell Compliance provides regulatory compliance consulting for community banks that focuses on the rules and regulations affecting bank and non-bank financial institutions. The company's regulatory expertise includes solutions for issues such as the Bank Secrecy Act; loan compliance (commercial, consumer, real estate); deposit compliance; the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA); the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (SAFE); the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA); portfolio quality; social media; capital requirements; state and federal regulations for money services businesses; and payments products. Chartwell Compliance can also assist community banks with anti-money-laundering, fraud and corruption issues as well as due diligence and investigations, operations and governance. Together with Chartwell Compliance, ICBA has also developed the ICBA Compliance HelpDesk, which offers community banks an added layer of on-demand manpower and expertise to answer complicated compliance-related questions. Consulting experts, who provide a practical, hands-on, real-world understanding of compliance, each possess an average of 30 years of experience as bankers, regulators, and law enforcement officials. The service allows banks to preserve fee revenue, contain administrative expenses, and launch new products while staying compliant and profitable.
Independent Community Bankers Of America Announces New Appointments
Mar 14 13
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) announced the election of its 2013-14 Executive Committee during the 2013 ICBA National Convention and Techworld in Las Vegas. Bill Loving, president and CEO of Pendleton Community Bank in Franklin, W.Va., was elected as ICBA chairman and serves as chairman of the ICBA Executive Committee and ICBA board of directors. Joining Loving on the ICBA Executive Committee are: Chairman-Elect: John H. Buhrmaster, president, 1st National Bank of Scotia, N.Y.; Vice Chairman: Jack Hartings, president, The Peoples Bank Co., Coldwater, Ohio; Secretary: Timothy Zimmerman, president and CEO, Standard Bank, Monroeville, Pa.; Treasurer: Nancy A. Ruyle, president and CEO, Citizens Bank of Rogersville, Mo.; President and CEO: Camden R. Fine, ICBA president and CEO, Washington, D.C.; Immediate Past Chairman: Jeff Gerhart, president and chairman, Bank of Newman Grove, Neb.; Past Chairman: Sal Marranca, president and CEO, Cattaraugus County Bank, Little Valley, N.Y.; Past Chairman: James D. MacPhee, CEO, Kalamazoo County State Bank, Schoolcraft, Mich.; ICBA Consolidated Holding Chairman: Cynthia Blankenship, vice chairman and chief operating officer, Bank of the West, Grapevine, Texas.
Independent Community Bankers Of America and Kanaly Trust Announce Strategic Partnership
Mar 11 13
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) announced a new strategic partnership with Kanaly Trust to provide community banks with a unique option to maximize their existing trust and wealth management assets. The announcement was made during the 2013 ICBA National Convention and Techworld at the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore.