By Karen M. Kroll
Browsing: Community engagement
At ABA’s Annual Convention in Chicago today, the association unveiled a new video spotlighting how bankers pitched in and responded to the wave of devastating hurricanes that hit Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico this fall.
In his first speech as ABA chairman, Texas banker Ken Burgess shared remarkable stories of bankers’ commitments to their neighbors in ways large and small.
Efforts to go green have been a win for banks, and lead to a more resilient and prosperous future for communities.
The ABA Foundation has recognized six banks for their outstanding commitment to their communities.
A group of three Democratic lawmakers — Reps. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.), Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) and Dwight Evans (D-Pa.) — yesterday introduced H.R. 3741, a bill that would codify and enhance the Minority Bank Deposit Program.
ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols today called on bankers to join ABA in supporting the response to Hurricane Harvey on the Gulf Coast and invited them to contribute to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund set up by the Texas Bankers Association and the Independent Bankers Association of Texas.
Meet ABA Treasurer George Hermann, an optimistic ambassador for mutual community banks.