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.

Kent L. Parisien

Southwest Region Director
The First National Bank of Odon

Kent L. Parisien is president and chief executive officer of The First National Bank of Odon, and he also serves on the board of directors for the bank and its holding company. He joined The First National Bank of Odon in 1995 as vice president, commercial and real estate lending, and was named to his current position in 2006. During his career, Parisien has served on the Association of Military Banks of America Board, the West Gate @ Crane Technology Park Authority Board, and has served as a volunteer coach in football and track at North Daviess High School. He serves as board member of Title Center of Indiana, as board secretary/treasurer of Walnut Hill Cemetery and as treasurer of the Overton Moore Scholarship Board. Parisien earned a bachelor’s degree from Austin Peay State and has completed the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin.