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.

Lucas White

Second Vice Chairman
The Fountain Trust Company, Covington

Lucas White is president of The Fountain Trust Company, Covington. He joined the bank in 1994 as a part-time teller. White serves as an at-large director of the Independent Community Bankers of America and is the current chairman of the ICBA Safety and Soundness Committee. He was honored as a Rising Star in Banking by the ICBA in 2012 and by BankBeat magazine, formerly NorthWestern Financial Review, in 2015. White has served the IBA as past president of the Future Leadership Division and on the IBA board in the capacity of FLD president. A practicing attorney, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, a JD from the IU Maurer School of Law at Bloomington as Order of the Coif, and he has completed the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin.