Painting Pictures

By Bill Loving There are so many great things about the community bankers I’m lucky enough to meet during my travels as ICBA chairman. Some community bankers I’ve known for years, and others I’m just getting to know. Either way, I’m incredibly grateful for the experience of meeting them and for the honor to represent […]


Our Mighty Engine

By Bill Loving No one would argue that Washington has taken notice of our industry’s impressive advocacy achievements over the years. No longer can anyone doubt today that community bankers are a powerful force to be reckoned with in our nation’s capital. So when hundreds of community bankers storm Capitol Hill each spring during ICBA’s […]

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 […]