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ICBA Makes News

As the nation's voice for community banks, ICBA conducts hundreds of media interviews each year and is routinely quoted over the airwaves and in leading print and online publications. See featured clips below to learn more about how ICBA and the nation's Main Street community banks are making headlines in cities and towns throughout America.

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On the Air

7/15/14: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine discusses how small banks are collateral damage in the regulation of big banks with Jim Blasingame, The Small Business Advocate.

On the Air

4/8/14:  Cary Whaley, vice president of payments and technology policy, spoke with the Kojo Nnamdi show discussing personal banking technology.

Video4/7/14

4/7/14:  ICBA’s Senior Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff Terry Jorde speaks to Fox Business about the regulatory burden community banks face.

Video 2/6/14

2/6/14: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine speaks to Fox Business about the US Postal Service proposing offering banking services.

On the Air

2/6/14:  ICBA Executive Vice President of Regulatory Policy Viveca Ware speaks to Bank Info Security about compensating banks for data breaches and why retailers should be responsible for the fallout.

On the Air

11/7/13: ICBA Senior Executive Vice president and Chief of Staff Terry Jorde joins Jim Blasingame to talk about what a community bank is, how it fits in the marketplace and why they're important to small business.

Video 10/2/13

10/2/13: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine speaks to Bloomberg TV about the regulatory burden community banks face and what the government shutdown could mean for the industry.

Video 6/19/13

6/19/13: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine appears on the Fox Business Network to discuss the housing market outlook.

Scanlan Interview

5/16/13: ICBA Senior Vice President, Agriculture and Rural Policy Mark Scanlan, speaks to RFDTV about the farm bill and what needs to be done to ensure community banks can continue to serve their agricultural customers.

Video 5/14/13

5/14/13: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine speaks to Bloomberg TV about the regulatory burden community banks face and what policymakers can do to help.

ICBA on the Air

5/14/13: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine speaks to Michael Smerconish on POTUS SiriusXM Channel 124 (POTUS) about why too-big-to-fail must end and how the Terminating Bailouts for Taxpayer Fairness Act of 2013 (TBTF Act, S. 798) would help. He also discusses the importance of community banks and how they are different from the megabanks.

Terry Jorde Radio Interview

3/27/13: ICBA Senior Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff Terry Jorde speaks to Jim Blasingame of The Small Business Advocate about what the future holds for community banks and why too-big-to-fail and regulatory burden are critical issues that need to be addressed now.

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Cam on Fox Business

8/20/12: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine speaks to FOX Business about Basel III and the avalanche of regulations hitting community banks.

ICBA on the Air

8/15/12: ICBA Executive Vice President and Chief Economist Paul Merski speaks to Jim Blasingame of The Small Business Advocate on the economy, the fiscal cliff and the importance of TAG to community banks and small businesses.

Cam on CNBC

7/26/12: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine talks with CNBC Squawk Box’s @SteveLiesman, @andrewrsorkin and @beckyquickcnbc about too-big-to-failil.

Cam on CNBC

5/14/12: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine talks with CNBC Squawk Box’s @beckyquickcnbc, @andrewrsorkin and @joesquawk about JPMorgan Chase and too-big-to-fail.

Cam on Bloomberg

5/11/12: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine talks to Bloomberg TV’s @SRuhle and @AJInsight about the JPMorgan Chase news and too-big-to-fail.

ICBA on the Air

4/19/12: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine talks to @JimBlasingame of The Small Business Advocate on the importance of community banks.

Merski on FOX 3/13/12

4/18/12: ICBA EVP and Chief Economist Paul Merski talks to Fox Business about small business lending and the impact of regulation on community banks.

Fine on CNBC 3/13/12

3/13/12: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine talks to CNBC about the the Communities First Act  and easing the regulatory burden on community banks.

Video 2/16/12

2/16/12: ICBA and Ron Paul, chairman of EagleBank in Bethesda, Md., talk to FOX Business about the importance of TAG for community banks.

Video 2/8/12

2/8/12: ICBA Senior Vice President and Senior Regulatory Counsel Chris Cole talks to Marketplace about the Capital One-ING Direct merger.

Video 8/25/11

10/11/2011: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine talks to Fox Business about the association’s “Go Local” campaign and why consumers and small business owners should work with their local community bank.

ICBA on the Air

8/30/2011: ICBA Senior Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff Terry Jorde talks to NPR’s Diane Rehm about the future of community banking and why community banks are special.

Video 8/25/11

8/25/2011: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine talks to Reuters about how the low interest rates maintained by the Federal Reserve Board are counterproductive for Main Street.

Paul Merski on Fox 5

8/10/2011: ICBA Executive Vice President and Chief Economist Paul Merski talks to FOX 5 about the stability of community banks and how depositors’ money is safe in their FDIC insured community bank.

Video 3/30/11

3/30/2011: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine provides insight on CNBC’s Squawk Box on the state of small banks.

Bernanke News Clip

3/23/2011: KGTV-10 (ABC) reported that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told audience members that the Fed understands that Congress sought to protect community banks from debit card interchange price-fixing rules.

Karen Thomas on Fox Business News

1/4/2011: ICBA Senior Executive Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy Karen Thomas voices ICBA’s position on Fox Business News about Wells Fargo’s qualified residential mortgage proposal.

Video 11/3/10

11/3/10: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine provides insight on CNBC’s Squawk Box about what the election results mean for financial reform and the nation’s community banks.

Video 10/29/10

10/29/10: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine co-hosts CNBC’s Squawk Box where he discusses the state of community banks, the harsh exam environment, mortgage foreclosures and what’s next for the Wall Street Reform Act. 

Video 10/28/10

10/28/10: John Buhrmaster, chairman of the ICBA Bancard board of directors and president of 1st National Bank of Scotia, N.Y., talks to CNBC about customers switching to community banks from larger institutions for personalized service.

Video 9/13/10

9/13/10: ICBA Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Paul Merski speaks with Reuters TV about community banks returning to profitability, the benefits of the Small Business Lending Fund and Basel III implications.

Video 8/26/10

8/26/10: ICBA president and CEO Cam Fine was interviewed by FOX Business during the Kansas City Fed’s Economic Symposium in Jackson Hole.  Fine, who attended the event on behalf of community banks, discusses small business lending, loan demand and the harsh exam environment.

ICBA on the Air

7/22/10: ICBA Chairman Jim MacPhee speaks with TalkLansing about the Wall Street reform bill and how it will impact the nation’s nearly 8,000 community banks.

ICBA On The Air

7/21/10: ICBA Chairman Jim MacPhee speaks with Michigan Public Radio on WMUK about the President’s signing of the Wall Street reform bill and what it means for community banks across the nation.

Video 7/21/10

7/21/10: ICBA president and CEO Cam Fine was featured on CNBC’s Kudlow Report following the Presidential siging of the Wall Street reform bill.  Fine, who attended the ceremony on behalf of the nation's community banks, noted that most of the new regulations under the law will be focused on Wall Street, not Main Street. Kudlow said ICBA and the nation's community bankers "made out like bandits" in the financial reform debate.

Video 7/21/10

7/21/10: ICBA president and CEO Cam Fine was featured on CNBC’s Squawk Box regarding the President’s upcoming signing of the Wall Street reform bill.  Fine received an invitation from the White House to attend the ceremony.

7/14/10: ICBA Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Paul Merski speaks to FOX Business about what the Small Business Lending Fund means for community banks and the local small businesses customers they serve.

6/25/10: ICBA president and CEO Cam Fine was featured on CNBC’s Squawk Box following the conclusion of the House-Senate Conference on the financial reform bill. Fine explained the good and the bad provisions for community banks in the conference committee's final bill.

4/23/10: ICBA president and CEO Cam Fine co-hosted CNBC’s Squawk Box and discussed the need to end the status quo by ending too-big-to-fail, the Senate’s financial regulatory reform bill and taxation. Fine also had the opportunity to speak candidly with Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Lawrence Lindsey, former National Economic Council director.

4/20/10: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine calls for meaningful financial regulatory reforms on CNBC’s Kudlow Report.

3/19/10: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine tells CNBC that community banks have increased lending during the financial crisis while the largest financial firms have restricted credit.

3/19/10: ICBA community bankers talk to CNBC about the current lending environment and how policymakers should work to spur lending.

3/4/10: Former ICBA chairman Rusty Cloutier appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box and discussed the need to downsize the nation’s largest financial firms to prevent systemic risks.

2/26/10: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine discusses the Volcker Rule and the meeting with Treasury Secretary Geithner on CNBC's Squawk Box.

2/3/10: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine reacts to the President’s announcement to establish a small business fund on CNBC's Squawk Box.

ICBA on the Air

12/22/09: ICBA Chairman Elect James MacPhee talks about President Obama’s White House meeting with community bankers on FOX Business.

ICBA on the Air

12/14/09: ICBA Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Paul Merski discusses TARP and small business lending on Bloomberg.

Video 11/18/09

11/18/09: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine co-hosts CNBC’s Squawk Box and discusses bank failures, too-big-to-fail and a variety of other financial services issues.

ICBA on the Air

10/21/09: ICBA Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Paul Merski speaks about community banks role in lending to small businesses on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered.

ICBA on the Air

10/15/09: ICBA Chairman and President and CEO of Easton Bank and Trust Co., Mike Menzies, discusses the role of community banks and how too-big-to-fail needs to end on National Public Radio.

ICBA on the Air

9/15/09: ICBA Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Paul Merski discusses the problems with too-big-to-fail on the CBS Early Show.

ICBA on the Air

9/2/09: ICBA Executive Vice President of Congressional Relations Steve Verdier promotes needed systemic-risk reforms. Appearing on National Public Radio's The Diane Rehm Show.

ICBA on the Air

8/27/09: ICBA Chairman and President and CEO of Easton Bank and Trust Co., Mike Menzies, appears on All Things Considered on National Public Radio.

8/24/09: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine appears on CNBC’s Squawk Box to promote the safety and soundness of the community banking industry.

Video 8/21/09

8/21/09: In a Reuters interview during the Kansas City Federal Reserve’s annual meeting, ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine notes that community bankers are well-capitalized and are dealing with a harsh examination environment.

ICBA on the Air

8/17/09: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine discusses the administration’s two-tiered regulatory proposal on the nationally broadcast Marketplace on National Public Radio.

ICBA on the Air

8/4/09: ICBA Executive Vice President Steve Verdier appears on Minnesota Public Radio and says the administration’s plan should include an ICBA-advocated prefunded systemic-risk fund.

ICBA on the Air

7/21/09: In an NPR Morning Edition report, ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine says bank examiners are often overly aggressive and forcing community banks into receivership.

Video 6/23/09

6/23/09: ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine appears on Bloomberg TV.

ICBA on the Air

6/21/09: ICBA Senior Executive Vice President Karen Thomas talks about how financial reform proposals will affect community banks on National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition.

Video 6/19/09

6/19/09: ICBA leaders communicate the community bank message over the nation's airwaves as ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine co-hosts CNBC’s Squawk Box. Fine is joined by ICBA Chairman Mike Menzies and former ICBA chairman Rusty Cloutier.

ICBA on the Air

6/19/09: ICBA Chairman Mike Menzies and ICBA Senior Executive Vice President of Government Relations Karen Thomas discuss community banks and the administration’s proposed reforms on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition.

Video 6/18/09

6/18/09: ICBA Executive Vice President Steve Verdier discusses community bank perspective on financial regulatory reform on Fox Business.






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