IBAT News

2020 Charity Champions


We’re pleased to announce that TFNB Your Bank for Life received the Best of Show award in this year’s BOCB Awards for it’s Charity Champions program. Watch the video about this program designed to ‘help those who help others’—one of bank’s core values. Congratulations to TFNB!

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IBAT is pleased to announce 2020 IBAT unCONVENTIONal – a fall lineup that includes events, education and connections. Join us for the Silent Auction, Live Auction & Songwriters' Showcase that kicks off on September 14. Then enjoy unCONVENTIONal keynote content for three afternoons in October. Next is Ed. @ Your Desk, a series of more than 25 educational sessions that will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the fall. Lastly, launching in November is VendorConnect that will provide bankers with the ability to “shop” with the vendors for products they want to learn about, while only committing to brief, 15-minute meetings with those providers they select.

Learn more about each unCONVENTIONal component and register today.

Listen to IBAT President and CEO Christopher Williston discuss this exciting new event.

Compliance Pathways


Compliance Pathways, IBAT’s newest member service, offers a collection of practical tools, resources and training modules created by the best of the best in bank regulatory counsel to help your team overcome the daily challenges of community bank compliance. Compliance Pathways offers 100-plus years of community bank knowledge and experience from our staff to help bring clarity and confidence to your staff. Learn more.

Virtual Compliance Conference


IBAT's Compliance Conference – now offered virtually – will teach the skills necessary for perpetually busy compliance staff to keep up. Attendees can choose both Lending and Operations Compliance, or select one.

  • Operations Compliance: October 21 and Oct 23, 8:30-11:30 a.m. CT

Learn more and register.

Credit Consultation Hotline


As IBAT recently added an accomplished 30-year credit officer (Christy Hester) to our staff, beginning today we will be offering a Banker Hotline for members as they manage through the current upheaval within our markets and communities. 
  
Christy Hester is available to answer questions, offer guidance and provide tools for portfolio analysis, loan grading, workout situations, regulatory examinations and a variety of other credit administration issues. Christy may be reached at 512-677-9248 or chester@ibat.org during business hours.