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Ken LaRoe: Something meaningful

Ken LaRoe: Something meaningful

As the founder, CEO and chairman of Florida’s First GREEN Bank, Ken LaRoe is an outspoken advocate for the environment and for values-based business—while generating a sizable profit for investors. Here, and on the coming pages, we meet ICBA’s National Community Banker of the Year, as well as the regional winners. All are being recognized for their exceptional work and dedication to their local communities.

Out of Office: Autumn Hudgins

When she’s not working as assistant vice president and loan officer at $268 million-asset Cornerstone Bank in Eureka Springs, Ark., Autumn Hudgins invests in her community as an owner of Crooked River Cabins Resort in Battiest, Okla., and as board secretary for the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas.