The people we employ embody our banks, and the personal relationships our teams forge with our customers make us unique in the industry and keep our customers returning.
This is our moment to communicate just what it means to be a community bank.
Today’s competitive labor market means employers have to stand out from the pack. One strategy community banks can use is a well-rounded benefits package. Here are seven benefits that community banks have put in place to recruit and retain workers.
From the impacts of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to inflation from recent stimulus packages, 2021 has thrown chief financial officers several curveballs.
When a track-and-field facility in Louisville, Ky., was running out of time to raise funds, several community banks and other institutions stepped into to get it over the finish line.
Community bank portfolio durations reach historic lengths.
An internship provides opportunities for young people to be exposed to an industry and lay the groundwork for a future career. For community banks, they can be a tool for finding the right long-term talent they need.
ICBA is once again honoring community banks celebrating their 100th, 125th, 150th and 175th anniversaries. Community bankers at these long-standing institutions have embraced the latest innovations of the industry along the way, but they say the core of what they do—helping customers and sustaining communities—has never wavered.
The chairman and CEO of $2.3 billion-asset Midwest BankCentre in St. Louis has been teaching students valuable leadership skills for more than a decade as a Washington University adjunct professor.
The dust from 2020 is finally beginning to settle, and that gives us an opportunity to look back at the hard work community banks put in to serve their customers. Our top lenders made the most of one of the toughest years in recent memory through personal connection, ingenuity and dedication to their communities.