People articles

15 minutes with … Marty J. Lombardi

15 minutes with … Marty J. Lombardi

Senior Vice President and Senior Lending Officer Of the $930 Million-Asset Savings Bank of Mendocino County in Ukiah, Calif. IB: Tell us about the Savings Bank of Mendocino County. Lombardi: We are located in Ukiah, Calif., about 120 miles north of San Francisco. The bank was founded over 110 years ago by the Mannon family, […]

15 minutes with … Deena Gisholt

V.P., Branch Manager and Commercial Relationship Manager Of the $177 Million-Asset Oregon Pacific Bank in Florence, Ore. IB: Tells us about Oregon Pacific Bank? Gisholt: Oregon Pacific Bank is a strong advocate of government-guaranteed lending programs. We actively use the USDA’s Rural Development and Farm Service Agency and the state of Oregon’s programs to guarantee […]

Next Generation Advocacy

A young David Mason learned a life lesson at ICBA’s advocacy summits: Washington’s policymakers really are listening By Tim Cook At age 31, David Mason is almost an old hand at Washington advocacy for community banking. He participated in ICBA’s Washington Policy Summit the last two years, joining hundreds of other community bankers across the country […]

15 min With … Mark A. Zaback

President and CEO of the $230 Million-Asset Jonah Bank of Wyoming, in Casper, Wyo. IB: Tell me about Jonah Bank of Wyoming. What’s your market like? Zaback: Jonah Bank opened in 2006 as a de novo. We have three locations, two in Casper and one in the state capital, Cheyenne. Natural resources drive the economy […]

15 min with … Mark A. Zaback

President and CEO of the $230 Million-Asset Jonah Bank of Wyoming, in Casper, Wyo. <strong>IB: Tell me about Jonah Bank of Wyoming. What’s your market like?</strong> <strong>Zaback:</strong> Jonah Bank opened in 2006 as a de novo. We have three locations, two in Casper and one in the state capital, Cheyenne. Natural resources drive the economy […]

15 min with … Megan Clubb

President and CEO of the $519 Million-Asset Baker Boyer Bank in Walla Walla, Wash. IB: Tell us about your community bank’s marketplace. Clubb: We are headquartered in Walla Walla, in southeastern Washington. The Walla Walla valley is a highly productive farming area. It’s also home to three colleges. Tourism is a growing part of the […]

Divide and Conquer

Janet Mueller tackles growing compliance burdens as a shared staffer for two Nebraska community banks By Elizabeth Judd Family-style meals, secrets and Kodak moments are all meant to be shared. Until quite recently, however, community bankers hadn’t quite wrapped their minds around the idea of sharing a compliance officer. The experience of a few Nebraska […]

Your Leadership Team

ICBA’s newly elected 2013–14 officers and executive committee members are ready to serve the nation’s community banks During the ICBA National Convention and Techworld last month, ICBA formally inducted a new slate of community bankers to serve as volunteer officers and executive committee members for 2013–14. Led this year by Chairman William A. Loving Jr. […]

Jimmy Wales

Innovator Interview

2013 ICBA National Convention and Techworld Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales talks about trusting and learning from people as an operational model You may not have heard of Jimmy Wales, but you’ve certainly heard of his most famous creation—Wikipedia, the free, digitally ubiquitous online encyclopedia site. As chair of Wikia Inc. and a board member and […]

A Family Heritage

The late Pat DuBois upheld his family’s connection to ICBA’s humble founding and transformation into a nationwide powerhouse By Tim Cook It started as an informal, discreet gathering of concerned community bankers in an out-of-the-way place in rural central Minnesota. Eighty-three years ago, 28 community bankers gathered at the Sunset Beach Resort on Lake Minnewaska, […]

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