Noah Wilcox

ICBA Past Chairman

President, CEO & Chairman, Grand Rapids State Bank, Grand Rapids, MN


Noah W. Wilcox is past chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), the only national organization that exclusively represents community banks.

Wilcox is president, CEO and chairman of Grand Rapids State Bank and its holding company, Wilcox Bancshares Inc., both based in Grand Rapids, Minn. He is also chairman and CEO of Minnesota Lakes Bank in Delano, Minn.

Wilcox serves in many leadership roles at ICBA, including on the Executive Committee, board of directors and the Federal Delegate Board. He is vice chairman of the ICBA Nominating Committee, a member on the Policy Development and ThinkTECH Selection committees and Executive Committee liaison for ICBA’s Bank Education Committee. Wilcox served as ICBA Chairman in 2020-2021.

A fourth-generation community banker, Wilcox has testified before the House Financial Services Committee on regulatory burden and before the Senate Banking Committee on the credit union tax subsidy.

Wilcox is also a civic leader in the Grand Rapids community. He is a director and former chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota. He also serves on the Reif Arts Council and is past chairman of the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation and the Itasca County Family YMCA.

Wilcox is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas and the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Graduate School of Banking.

Wilcox and his wife have five daughters and reside in Cohasset, Minn.