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First State Bank of Middlebury’s successful digital banking products and services

First State Bank of Middlebury’s successful digital banking products and services

Thanks to an overhaul of its website and digital product offerings, First State Bank of Middlebury reached—and surpassed—its financial goal.

High-altitude leadership

Rapid growth can be a trial by fire for a community bank’s staff and leadership alike. As those who have been through it tell us, the keys are preparation, consultation and a willingness to admit when things need to change.

You have the power

Last month, we looked at how ICBA’s lobbyists work to advance the association’s agenda on behalf of community bankers across the country. But as we learned, they can’t do it without members’ help. Here’s why, and how you can get involved.

Riding the Winds of Change

There’s no doubt about it: Community banks are going for growth in 2017. For ICBA’s 2016 State of Community Banking Survey, we asked members to dust off their crystal balls, outline their goals for the coming year and explain how they plan to meet them. As they tell us, they’re navigating current challenges while keeping their eyes firmly fixed on the future

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