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Lender Life

Lender Life

Fresh opportunities in export financing By Judith Sears Jimmy Stilley, vice president, commercial lending for OakStar Bank in Springfield, Mo., had never given much thought to international export financing. However, when a director of the $240 million-asset community bank referred a loan request from a manufacturer of high-tech industrial chicken coops looking to export to

Compliance Challenged?

ICBA MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS | Professional Development ICBA’s free online compliance training rides to the rescue By Judith Sears As many community banks scramble to keep up with increasing regulatory oversight, the need for compliance training—and the pressure on time and resources to provide it—has loomed larger. Recognizing this, ICBA this year began offering its members

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