Photos: Bankers meet with legislators at Capital Summit

Community bankers get face time with policymakers on Capitol Hill

Community bankers from around the country convened more than 320 meetings with key decision-makers as part of ICBA’s 2019 Capital Summit, held April 28–May 2 in Washington, D.C. The event brought together bank leaders and the heads of important congressional committees and federal regulators to make sure they’re aware of the issues facing Main Street financial institutions.

Photos by Stephen Gosling

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, addressed attendees.

FDIC chairman Jelena McWilliams sat down for a Q&A with ICBA president and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey.

“You don’t just wear the label of community banker,” ICBA president and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey told the crowd of community bankers. “You live the label.”

Community bankers from Ohio met with their state’s senior senator, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio).

ICBA chairman Preston Kennedy introduced Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho).