WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Independent Community Bankers of America recently congratulated First Bank of Coastal Georgia in Pembroke for reaching an important milestone as an ICBA member.
It marks the community bank’s 60 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 First Bank of Coastal Georgia as a member of the association for 60 years,”
“Community banks such as First Bank of Coastal Georgia are relationship bankers that are passionately committed to serving the needs of their local customers and communities,” ICBA president and CEO Camden R. Fine said. “It’s community banks like First Bank of Coastal Georgia that drive economic stability and prosperity on Main Street and make their communities a better place to work and live.”
He said community banks reinvest in their communities because they are an important part of the economic, financial and civic fabric of thousands of towns and cities across America.
“As an ICBA member, First Bank of Coastal Georgia is proud to be part of a nationwide network of community banks that advocate on behalf of this great industry and its valued customers,” First Bank of Coastal Georgia president Doyce E. Mullis Jr. said. “First Bank of Coastal Georgia 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 United States.