Washington, D.C. (August 2011)-The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) congratulates PrimeSouth Bank in Tallassee, AL for reaching an important milestone as an ICBA member. This marks the community bank's 45 years as a member of ICBA, the only national trade association dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of the nation's more than 7,000 community banks.
"ICBA is fortunate to have PrimeSouth Bank as a member of the association for 45 years," said Camden R. Fine, ICBA president and CEO. "Community banks such as PrimeSouth Bank are relationship bankers that are passionately committed to serving the needs of their local customers and communities. It's community banks like PrimeSouth Bank that drive economic stability and prosperity on Main Street and make their communities a better place to work and live."
Community banks reinvest in their communities everyday because they are an integral part of the economic, financial and civic fabric of thousands of towns and cities across America. They are common-sense lenders that do right by their customers and exist solely to serve the needs of their local customers and communities.
"As an ICBA member, PrimeSouth Bank is proud to be part of a nationwide network of community banks that advocate on behalf of this great industry and its valued customers," said Mrs. Jodi Turner, Chief Financial Officer of PrimeSouth Bank. "PrimeSouth Bank looks forward to continuing its role with ICBA to help strengthen and preserve the community bank industry so that consumers across the nation can experience the difference of working with a local community bank for years to come."
ICBA-member community banks employ nearly 300,000 people in more than 20,000 locations throughout the U.S.
The Independent Community Bankers of America, the nation's voice for community banks, represents nearly 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 H'lnv.icba.org .