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Jim Reber: Shop talk, part three

Jim Reber: Shop talk, part three

Our conversation with a community banker continues. By Jim Reber, ICBA Securities “Jim Reber speaking.” “Hi, Jim, this is Charlie Brown with Community Trust Bank. How are you?” “Hi, Charlie, I’m fine! How are things at the bank?” “I hope I’m not jinxing us, but it’s hard to imagine things going better. We keep getting these […]

Out of Office: Casey Ryan

The senior vice president and regional manager of $1.2 billion-asset Riverview Community Bank in Vancouver, Wash., moonlights as the mayor of Troutdale, Ore., a position that puts his years as a local business leader to good use. The city needed some leadership, and it needed somebody who was outside of the political world to step […]

Out of Office: Darin Johnson

The president and CEO of $143 million-asset Security State Bank of Sutherland, Iowa, conducts his own experiments each year, making wine for friends, family and pure enjoyment.

40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders

Independent Banker asked community bankers to nominate emerging leaders under the age of 40, and did you ever deliver. Here are short profiles of 40 young innovators who are making waves in the industry but still manage to keep their communities front and center. In no particular order, let’s meet our winners—the industry’s future.