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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.

John M. Kennedy

Southeast Region Director
Greenfield Banking Company

John M. Kennedy is president and chairman of Greenfield Banking Company and Greenfield Bancshares Inc. He joined the bank in 2005 as vice president and trust officer, and was promoted to chief financial officer in 2008 and executive vice president in 2009. Kennedy was named president and CEO in 2012 and chairman in 2018. Previously he worked at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis, as portfolio manager and administrator with NBD Trust and Investments, and as a senior trust officer with JPMorgan Chase Bank. He has been active in the community through the Hancock County Economic Development Council, United Way Central Indiana Public Policy Board and the U.S. Naval Academy Admissions department as a Blue Gold Officer. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Kennedy served as a naval officer for four years prior to his finance career; he continued to serve for a total of 30 years, retiring as a captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve. A chartered financial analyst, Kennedy is a graduate of Purdue University and earned an MBA from Rutgers University.