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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.

Jeffrey W. Gump

Northeast Region Director
Farmers and Merchants Bank, Laotto

Jeffrey W. Gump is president and CEO of Farmers and Merchants Bank, Laotto. He joined the bank in 1985. Gump has advanced through a variety of positions within the bank, with a primary focus on lending. He was elected to the board of directors of the bank and its holding company, FM Fincorp, in 1997. He was named the president and chief executive officer in 2006. He is an alumnus of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin.