Lessons Learned from ICBA’s Karen Thomas

This year, after almost 30 years at ICBA, Karen Thomas is retiring. As the leader of our government relations and advocacy team, she has built an exceptional legacy and garnered industrywide admiration for the depth of her knowledge and her remarkable humility. As her departure approaches, we sat down to discuss her path to leadership and her advice to others.

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The ICBA 22/23 executive committee is all in

From credit union overreach to onerous overregulation, the 2022/23 ICBA board of directors has plenty on its to-do list. Executive committee members tell us what advocacy issues they’ll be focused on during their terms, while board members share their words of wisdom for up-and-coming community bankers: themselves.

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Lindsay LaNore: Creative retainment

In this challenging labor market, how do you make sure you retain new talent? Employee retention starts with powering up engagement, and here are some key issues to consider.

Community banks are thriving in Texas

With the record growth of San Antonio, Houston and Austin, southern Texas is becoming a hub for business. Here’s how four community banks are thriving in this environment.

ICBA LIVE is back this month

For the first time since the pandemic started, community bankers from across the country have a space to gather. ICBA LIVE 2022 starts at the end of this month, and attendees will have the opportunity to forge new connections, learn from a wide range of speakers and learn how to better serve their communities.