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Indiana Banks and Purdue University Northwest Create Banking Concentration

Jun 05, 2019
Members of the Indiana banking community presented a donation of $135,000 to Purdue University Northwest at a PNW Banking Program Summit held in Hammond on May 24. The donation supports a newly created banking concentration to be offered within the finance major of the College of Business. This...

The Farmers Bank Wins Statewide Community Award

May 22, 2019
The Farmers Bank, Frankfort, has been honored with the 2018 Commitment to Community Award by the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA). The inaugural “C2C” Award, showcasing exceptional community bank outreach during 2018, was presented on May 14 in downtown Indianapolis. The bank was recognized for...

Indiana Bankers Association Announces New Insurance Agency, IBA Insurance Solutions

Apr 23, 2019
Indianapolis – The Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) is pleased to announce a new subsidiary, IBA Insurance Solutions. IBA Insurance Solutions is a full-service, independent insurance agency created to serve the needs of Indiana banks by providing industry-specific expertise. Areas of expertise...

Indiana Bankers Association Announces Board of Directors for 2019

Jan 03, 2019
Members of the 2019 board of directors of the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) have assumed positions, effective Jan. 1. Board members were elected at the IBA Annual Convention last September. The functions of the board are to develop IBA policy and to establish long-range goals and objectives....

Carroll Named Woman of the Year

Dec 21, 2018
Jessica Carroll, CEO of The New Washington State Bank, Charlestown, has been named 2018 Woman of the Year by the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA). This inaugural award was presented at the IBA Banking on Women Conference in Indianapolis in November. Award criteria were professional excellence,...

Bankers Complete IBA Leadership Program

Oct 30, 2018
Seventeen members of the Indiana banking community completed the 2018 Leadership Development Program of the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) on Oct. 12. Designed to heighten leadership ability within the industry, the Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a series of four multiday sessions,...

Briggs Elected 2019 Chairman of Indiana Bankers Association

Sep 18, 2018
Andrew J. Briggs, current president and CEO of the Bank of Geneva, has been elected 2019 chairman of the board of directors of the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA), effective Jan. 1, 2019. He was elected in September at the Association’s Annual Convention in French Lick. Briggs represents the...

Karickhoff Named 2018 Legislator of the Year by Indiana Bankers

Sep 17, 2018
State Rep. Michael Karickhoff, R-Kokomo, has been named 2018 Legislator of the Year by the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA). He was presented with the award on Sept. 10 at the Association’s annual convention in French Lick. Karickhoff was recognized for his skillful bipartisan consensus-building,...

Ewing Named Sagamore of the Wabash

Sep 12, 2018
Clay W. Ewing, president, chief banking officer and secretary to the board of directors of German American Bancorp Inc. and of German American Bank, Jasper, has been named a Sagamore of the Wabash by Gov. Eric J. Holcomb. Additionally, Ewing serves the banking community as 2018 chairman of the...

Leaders in Banking Excellence Honored by Indiana Bankers Association

Aug 07, 2018
The Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) honored nine members of the Indiana banking community with its first annual IBA Leaders in Banking Excellence awards at a ceremony on Aug. 3. This newly created award celebrates exceptional Indiana bankers whose leadership has positively impacted banks and the...

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