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Briggs Named Sagamore of the Wabash

Sep 26, 2019
Andrew J. Briggs, 2019 chairman of the Indiana Bankers Association, was honored as a Sagamore of the Wabash by Gov. Eric J. Holcomb on Sept. 15. The award was presented by Thomas C. Fite, director of the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions, at the IBA Annual Convention in French Lick. The...

Ellington Named 2019 IBA Legislator of the Year

Sep 23, 2019
State Rep. Jeff Ellington, R- Bloomington, has been named 2019 Legislator of the Year by the Indiana Bankers Association. He was presented with the award on Sept. 16 at the IBA’s annual convention in French Lick. Since taking office in 2015, Rep. Ellington has proven to be an effective legislator...

White Elected 2020 Chairman of Indiana Bankers Association

Sep 23, 2019
Lucas White, president of The Fountain Trust Company, Covington, has been elected 2020 chairman of the board of directors of the Indiana Bankers Association. The election took place on Sept. 16 at the IBA Annual Convention in French Lick. White currently serves the IBA as first vice chairman and...

Leaders in Banking Excellence Honored by Indiana Bankers Association

Aug 14, 2019
The Indiana Bankers Association has recognized six members of the Indiana banking community with Leaders in Banking Excellence awards, the Association’s highest honor. The awards were initiated in 2018 to celebrate exceptional leaders who have positively impacted Indiana banks and the communities...

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,...

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