Orlando, Fla. (March 15, 2024) — The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today is pleased to recognize milestone anniversaries for two of its established Preferred Service Providers (PSPs), which offer best-in-class services and solutions that help community banks compete and succeed while meeting the diverse banking needs of their customers. The recognized companies include:

  • Pitney Bowes – Celebrating 25 years
    Pitney Bowes offers end-to-end mailstream solutions from data management to personalized document creation, production and distribution. Small business, retail, enterprise and government clients around the world rely on Pitney Bowes to reduce the complexity of sending mail and parcels.

  • M Benefits Solutions – Celebrating 20 years
    A premier provider for design, implementation and administration of executive and director benefit programs and BOLI, M Benefits’ administrative websites support compliance and reporting needs while innovating to keep pace with security best practices and community banks’ evolving needs.

“As longstanding PSPs, Pitney Bowes and M Benefits have proven to be outstanding allies and dedicated supporters for our members,” ICBA Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Charles Potts said. “We’re proud to celebrate these important milestones with industry leaders that share our mission and provide tangible benefits that help to power the potential of the nation’s community banks.”

“Pitney Bowes, as the leading provider of shipping, mailing and distribution solutions, is thrilled to be recognized as a valued partner of ICBA for 25 years,” said Jane Friddell, director, group purchasing organizations and associations for Pitney Bowes. “Pitney Bowes hopes to continue to bring value by building on our activities and engagement with ICBA staff and their members. Personally, I have been working with ICBA for over 10 years and I value most the relationships I have formed with ICBA staff.”

“Community banks serve a vital role as engines for economic growth in their communities. M Benefit Solutions takes pride in our 20-year relationship with ICBA and values the opportunity to support its community bank members with executive benefits, non-qualified plans and BOLI funding strategies,” John Boulware, director of business development for M Benefit Solutions said.

The companies will also be attending ICBA LIVE in Orlando this week, further commemorating their longstanding affiliations and highlighting their ongoing support for the community banking industry. To learn more about ICBA’s Preferred Service Provider program visit the 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 icba.org.