IBA Mission, Vision, Values

Our mission: To advocate for and sustain an environment in which banks can succeed.

Our vision: To provide exemplary service to members as the premier state bank trade association in the country.

Our values: In fulfilling our mission, we will:

  • Maintain the highest ethics, integrity and respect for others;
  • Serve with professionalism, innovation and resourcefulness;
  • Instill passion, positive attitude and enthusiasm;
  • Remain mindful that the success of the IBA is judged by the success of its members.

Amber R. Van Til

President and CEO

Amber R. Van Til, IBA president and CEO, was named to her position in 2017, after being named president in 2016. She additionally serves as an IBA Health Insurance trustee. Van Til joined the Association in 2002 as a lobbyist and has served as vice president-government relations, senior vice president-government relations and executive vice president. She is a member of the American Bankers Association Community Bankers Council; is a trustee of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin and of the Herbert V. Prochnow Educational Lucas White, The Fountain Trust Company, Covington, relaxes at the Annual Convention opening reception. Annette Russell, Security Federal Savings Bank, Logansport, has been with the bank for more than 25 years. Foundation; serves on the boards of directors of Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute and Indiana Legal Foundation; and is a member of the Governmental Affairs Society of Indiana, The Columbia Club and the Indiana Society of Association Executives. Van Til also has served with the Interim Study Committee on Mortgage Lending Practices and Home Loan Foreclosures, Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network, Indiana’s Hardest Hit Fund and the Indiana Statewide Certified Development Corporation. She was honored in 2015 as Association Professional of the Year by the Indiana Society of Association Executives, and in 2008 she won in the category of Banking & Financial Services for the Best & Brightest awards, sponsored by Junior Achievement of Central Indiana Inc. Van Til is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis and of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, has completed the Lacy Leadership LEAD program and the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin (UW), and has earned the prestigious certificate of executive leadership from the UW Wisconsin School of Business.