Leadership articles

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.

Meet the community bankers who ran for office

As we cast our votes in the midterm elections, three former community bankers who are now members of Congress tell us why they took their skills to Washington, D.C.—and how their former colleagues (you!) can make the biggest impact on policy.