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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.

Joseph D. Carlson

Northwest Region Director
Community State Bank, Royal Center

Joseph D. Carlson is president and CEO of Community State Bank, Royal Center, and vice president of Community Bancorp. He joined the bank in 1979 as agricultural loan officer and has advanced through various positions, including vice president-data processing and network administrator. Carlson operates two livestock enterprises with his family, Carlson Cattle and Crooked Creek Boer Goats, and is owner of The Royal Centre Record newspaper. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and has completed the SW Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University.