Indiana community banker Lucas White elected ICBA chairman

Orlando, Fla. (March 16, 2024) — The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today announced the election of its 2024-25 Executive Committee during the 2024 ICBA LIVE national convention in Orlando, Fla.

Lucas White, president of The Fountain Trust Co., in Convington, Ind., was elected ICBA chairman and serves as chairman of the ICBA Executive Committee and board of directors. Joining White on the ICBA Executive Committee are:

  • Chairman-elect: Jack E. Hopkins, president and CEO of CorTrust Bank in Sioux Falls, S.D.

  • Vice Chairman: Alice P. Frazier, president and CEO of Bank of Charles Town in Charles Town, W.Va.

  • ICBA President and CEO: Rebeca Romero Rainey of Washington, D.C.

  • Treasurer: Quentin Leighty, president and chief financial officer of First National Bank Colorado in Las Animas, Colo.

  • Secretary: James H. Sills III, president and CEO of Mechanics and Farmers Bank in Durham, N.C.

  • Immediate Past Chairman: Derek B. Williams, president and CEO of Century Bank & Trust in Milledgeville, Ga.

  • Past Chairman: Brad M. Bolton, president and CEO of Community Spirit Bank in Red Bay, Ala.

  • Past Chairman: Robert M. Fisher, chairman, president and CEO of Tioga State Bank in Spencer, N.Y.

"It is an honor to work alongside such passionate bankers, who are deeply committed to preserving the community banking legacy,” ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey said. “Community banking, at its core, is about powering the economic potential of the communities they serve. ICBA is thankful for these members’ dedicated service and contribution to creating and promoting an environment where community banks flourish."

For more information, including biographies for the ICBA Executive Committee, visit ICBA’s website.

About ICBA

The Independent Community Bankers of America® has one mission: to create and promote an environment where community banks flourish. We power the potential of the nation’s community banks through effective advocacy, education, and innovation.

As local and trusted sources of credit, America’s community banks leverage their relationship-based business model and innovative offerings to channel deposits into the neighborhoods they serve, creating jobs, fostering economic prosperity, and fueling their customers’ financial goals and dreams. For more information, visit ICBA’s website at