Academic journal article ABA Banking Journal

ABA's Indispensable Alliance

Academic journal article ABA Banking Journal

ABA's Indispensable Alliance

Article excerpt

With summer coming on soon, we are getting close to the "state convention season." Coming from Nebraska, I enjoy all the seasons: summer, winter, spring, and fall; but especially football season.

One of the great joys of being an ABA officer is traveling around our magnificent country, attending state bankers association conventions. These gatherings give us the opportunity to witness, firsthand, what bankers are doing to support their customers, communities, schools, hospitals, and churches. No matter where we travel, bankers are great people who are committed to doing what's right and making a difference. This is a great reminder to me about the importance of our industry: We are truly indispensable.

There is something else that is indispensable, and that is the Alliance of State Bankers Associations.

As a community banker from the middle of Nebraska, I believe the importance of strong third-party relationships has never been more evident. At our bank, for instance, we rely on our core processor, various consultants, and professionals. But no third-party relationship is more important than our membership in our state bankers association. In our case, we depend on the Nebraska Bankers Association (NBA) to help us with training and educational needs; provide us with great products to help us serve our customers and our employees; and, of course, provide a high level of advocacy. The NBA helps give us the tools we need to succeed. The ABA also serves as a valuable partner, providing additional training and education, products, and highly effective advocacy at the national level. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.