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ICBA’s Wake Up campaign is gaining traction

ICBA’s Wake Up campaign is gaining traction

The media and policymakers are hearing the call of ICBA’s Wake Up campaign on the credit union threat. The Wake Up campaign is opening the eyes of policymakers and regulators to the costly tax subsidies and risky practices of credit unions. Launched in October 2019, ICBA’s initiative is calling on Congress and the public to […]

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Kevin Tweddle: ICBA’s ThinkTECH Accelerator 2.0

By Kevin Tweddle, ICBA ICBA’s ThinkTECH Accelerator 2.0 program is under way, and this year’s fintech cohort brings even more potential for transformative technology that elevates the customer experience and serves as a point of differentiation for community banks. We’ve devoted additional time to the selection process and have a larger, more diverse pool of […]

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Out of Office: Leah Johnson

The assistant vice president and marketing manager of $423 million-asset Community Bank in Joseph, Ore., has drawn and painted since she was young. But she picked up a new creative medium, encaustic painting, after seeing the art form firsthand. I’d been painting for a while after college, but not very often. I wanted a new […]

ICBA LIVE speaker Alison Levine on reaching your peak

Alison Levine, a general session speaker at ICBA LIVE 2020, has dedicated her life to sharing the lessons she’s learned while reaching the tallest, and often most dangerous, points on the planet. By Eric Best Near the top of Mount Everest, a single step requires at least five breaths. The desolate peak’s freezing temperatures—even in the […]

Out of Office: Marcia Johnson

The marketing director of $1.3 billion-asset River Bank & Trust in Prattville, Ala., is on the board of the Autauga/Western Elmore Arc, which advocates for people with intellectual disabilities. It is an honor to be involved in an organization like Autauga/Western Elmore Arc. The board there is made up of all kinds of different people […]