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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.

Garry D. Kleer

Northeast Region Director
First Bank Richmond

Garry D. Kleer is president and CEO of First Bank Richmond. He also is president, CEO and a director of Richmond Mutual Bancorporation and First Mutual of Richmond Inc. Kleer joined the bank in 1994 as vice president of commercial lending and was promoted in 2001 to president and CEO. His community involvement includes service on the boards of the Boys and Girls Club of Wayne County, Reid Health Foundation, Richmond Symphony Orchestra and Wayne County Foundation. He has been recognized with the Indiana University East Chancellor’s Medallion, Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Richmond/Wayne County Distinguished Community Leader, and Boys and Girls Club Man and Youth Award. Kleer is a graduate of Indiana University, the Graduate School of Commercial Lending and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.