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ICBA’s new cloud-computing program By Carol Patton Several years ago, a community banker from Maryland and an ICBA board member introduced Dan Clancy, ICBA’s executive vice president of services, to an outsourced software service framework called cloud computing.

Main Street Focus

Philadelphia bank opens knowledge centers By Carol Patton They don’t look or function like a typical community bank branch or retail center. The two new 2,700-square-foot branches that Beneficial Bank in Philadelphia opened this past spring look and feel like modern community libraries. The branches, which the bank calls “campuses,” support the bank’s new branding […]

Main Street Focus

Celebrating the defeat of Jesse James By Carol Patton The First National Bank of Northfield, Minn., was stamped into history on Sept. 7, 1876, forever known as the bank that defeated Jesse James.