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2011 Community Banker Re-elected to ICBA Board of Directors
Local Leader Helps Deliver Community Banking Voice to Nation's Capital
Washington, November 2, 2011—The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) announced that local community banker Richard G. Busch of the $305 million-asset Royal Bank was re-elected to the ICBA board of directors. ICBA is the nation’s voice for community banks.
“I am honored to be re-elected to this position,” Busch said. “It gives me a chance to work for community banks across the country that practice trusted, common-sense lending and offer hands-on personal service and invaluable financial expertise to local consumers and small businesses.”
In addition to helping shape and advocate ICBA’s national policy positions and programs, Busch’s duties include being a liaison between independent community bankers in Wisconsin and ICBA staff and leadership in Washington, D.C. he will also work to recruit new members to ICBA.
ICBA is the only national trade association dedicated exclusively to promoting the interests of locally operated community banks and savings institutions. With trusted financial expertise and high-quality customer service as their hallmarks, community banks offer the best financial services option for millions of consumers, small businesses, farms and ranches.
“Richard Busch is a dedicated community banker who is respected by his industry peers,” said ICBA Chairman Sal Marranca, president and CEO of Cattaraugus County Bank, Little Valley, N.Y. “We are delighted he will be generously offering his time and valuable professional talents to the service of the community banking industry.”
The Independent Community Bankers of America, the nation’s voice for community banks, represents 5,000 community banks of all sizes and charter types throughout the United States and is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and the communities and customers we serve. For more information, visit www.icba.org.