ICBA Chairman Appoints VeraBank’s Tidwell to Lead Legislative Issues Committee

On April 14, the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) announced that Brad Tidwell, president and CEO of Henderson-based VeraBank, has been elected chairman of ICBA’s legislative issues committee. In addition to helping shape and promote ICBA’s national policy positions and programs, Tidwell’s duties include engaging in grassroots activities in Texas to advocate pro-community-bank policies … Read more

Community Bankers Heading to D.C. in May for ICBA Capital Summit/IBAT Congressional Visit

Texas community bankers are heading to Capitol Hill in May for the Independent Community Bankers of America’s 2023 Capital Summit and the Independent Bankers Association of Texas’ 29th Annual Congressional Visit, being held in tandem May 14–17 in Washington, D.C. The purpose is to advocate for the community banking industry in person. It’s the year’s … Read more

Community Bankers Head to D.C. in May to Advocate and Broaden Awareness

The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) will host hundreds of community bank leaders during its 2022 ICBA Capital Summit, May 1–4 in the nation’s capital. Throughout the week, community banks will meet with key policymakers to bring greater awareness to the community banking industry’s legislative and regulatory agenda and share personal accounts of its … Read more

Pandemic Banking: A Prologue to the Future

“What’s past is prologue.” —William Shakespeare, The Tempest I cannot see the future. Honestly, I am struggling to keep up with the present—but I am taking notes. These notes will serve as the prologue for a future in which there will be plenty of questions about what banks did or did not do to put … Read more