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.

Clay W. Ewing

First Vice Chair
German American Bancorp Inc., Jasper

Clay W. Ewing is president, chief banking officer and secretary to the board of directors of German American Bancorp Inc., Jasper. He has more than 35 years of banking experience, and he joined German American in 1994 as president and chief executive officer of a subsidiary bank of the company. Ewing is active in regional economic development and currently serves as chairman of the Perry County Development Corp. and as a board member of the Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana. He additionally serves on various other civic and community boards and has served on the board of the Indiana Bankers Association as southwest region director. Ewing is a graduate of Lockyear College and of The School for Bank Administration at the University of Wisconsin.