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Rebeca Romero Rainey

Rebeca Romero Rainey: Let’s bring people together

Rebeca Romero Rainey: Let’s bring people together

“With a heart led by compassion, let’s ask ourselves a question: Who do we want to be when we grow up?” At times in our country, true independence has arisen from points of crisis—critical moments in time that require us to listen and reflect. Just think about the foundation of our nation so many years […]

Rebeca Romero Rainey

Rebeca Romero Rainey: Do today for tomorrow

“As community bankers, making the next right choice today will ensure we have a strong, flourishing future.” We have entered a challenging environment, to say the least. Our banks have been dramatically affected by COVID-19, but without a doubt, we will weather this storm, because we build our model on relationships that stand the test of […]

Rebeca Romero Rainey

Rebeca Romero Rainey: A world of opportunity

“Today’s technology environment opens the door to a world of opportunity for community bankers.” Welcome to Independent Banker’s ICBA LIVE 2020 issue! It’s amazing that we’re already celebrating our first convention of a new decade. As a child, the concept of the year 2020 seemed so far-fetched. Fueled by visions of flying cars and robot maids […]

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Rebeca Romero Rainey: Embrace the opportunity

“A plethora of new digital payments offerings now must factor into business strategies.” As Winston Churchill said, “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” That sentiment rings true for digital payments. Today, community bankers hold a place at the digital payments table, both as drivers of change and as witnesses to […]

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