Associate Membership

Associate members are companies (not individuals) that offer products and services to the banking industry.
  • 1-10 employees = $995
  • 11-200 employees = $1,195
  • 201-499 employees = $1,395
  • 500+ employees = $1,995
Associate members shall have the privileges of active membership except the protective benefits and the right to vote or hold elective office. The benefit package has an estimated annual value of over $5,000.

2018 Five*Star Associate Members

The following Associate Members demonstrated tremendous support of the community banking industry through engagement in IBAT in 2017. As such, they will be celebrated as Five*Star Associate Members throughout the year. One company of each size will be selected as a Five*Star Award winner later this year.  Click here to learn more about the award.

IBAT and the community banking industry thank:

1-10 Employees

BFS Group
Catalyst Financial Company
J. Keith Hughey Company
Kennedy Sutherland, LLP

11-199 employees

Advantage Health Plans Trust
The Baker Group
The Bankers Bank
Bank Compensation Consulting
Cornerstone Home Lending
Fenimore, Kay, Harrison & Ford
Garland Heart
John M. Floyd & Associates
Norton Rose Fulbright
Pierson Patterson
The Todd Organization

200+ employees

Briggs & Veselka
Deluxe/Deluxe Strategic Sourcing
Fitech Payments
Q2 Software


How to Join
Submit an application along with two community bank customer references (or if you are new to community banking, two customer references) along with a check for the dues based on the number of employees in your company as listed under "Dues" at the top of this page. IBAT will verify the references, and then the IBAT Executive Committee will review the application. Once your application has been approved, you will be sent a Welcome Packet.
Correspondent Associates
FDIC-insured banks that do not meet the criteria for regular membership and are offering correspondent banking services in the State of Texas could apply to become Correspondent Associates in the association.