RALEIGH, N.C. – Peter Gwaltney, president and CEO of the North Carolina Bankers Association (NCBA), has been elected to serve as chairman of the American Bankers Association’s (ABA) State Bankers Association Alliance and will serve a second term as a director on the ABA’s Board of Directors. He joins ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols, who also serves as an officer, and the following individuals:
- Richard M. Adams, Jr., president, United Bankshares, Inc. (USBI), Parkersburg, W.Va.;
- Greg D. Carmichael, chairman, president and CEO, Fifth Third Bancorp, Cincinnati;
- Luanne Cundiff, president and CEO, First State Bank of St. Charles, St. Charles, Mo.;
- Shan L. Hanes, president and CEO, Heartland Tri-State Bank, Elkhart, Kan.;
- Howard A. Jaffe, president and COO, Inland Bancorp, Inc., Oak Brook, Ill.;
- Kenneth Kelly, chairman and CEO, First Independence Bank, Detroit;
- Bryan Luke, president and CEO, Hawaii National Bank, Honolulu;
- Bradford C. Paige, president and CEO, Kennebunk Savings Bank, Kennebunk, Maine;
- James A. Reuter, CEO, FirstBank Holding Company, Denver;
- Carissa Rodeheaver, chairman, president and CEO, First United Bank & Trust, Oakland, Md.;
- Michael L. Scudder, chairman and CEO, First Midwest Bancorp, Inc., Chicago;
- Patricia W. Weigel, president and CEO, Norway Savings Bank, Norway, Maine;
- Daniel C. Yates, president and CEO, Brattleboro Savings & Loan, Brattleboro, Vt.;
- Laura Lee (Laurie) Stewart, president and CEO, Sound Community Bank, Seattle, and chair of the ABA Nominating Committee;
- James H. Rieniets, Jr., president and CEO, InsBank, Nashville, Tenn., and chair of the ABA Government Relations Council;
- Rita Lowman, president, Pilot Bank, Tampa, Fla., and vice chair of the ABA Government Relations Council;
- J. Duncan Campbell III, president and CEO, Pennsylvania Bankers Association, Harrisburg, Pa., and vice chairman of the ABA State Banker Association Alliance
“It is a tremendous honor to serve our nation’s state bankers associations and the banking industry in this role,” said Gwaltney.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION:
The American Bankers Association is the voice of the nation’s $18 trillion banking industry, which is composed of small, regional and large banks. Together, America’s banks employ more than two million men and women, safeguard nearly $14 trillion in deposits and extend more than $10 trillion in loans.
ABOUT THE NORTH CAROLINA BANKERS ASSOCIATION:
The North Carolina Bankers Association brings together all categories of banking institutions that best represent the interests of our rapidly changing state. Proudly serving North Carolina’s banking industry since 1897, the NCBA is the professional trade organization providing advocacy, leadership and support for its dynamic membership base. The Association has two subsidiaries, Centrant Community Capital and Community Bank Services (CBS). Centrant Community Capital provides permanent debt financing for workforce apartment communities and housing in a number of states. CBS offers insurance and employee benefit products, as well as other to the Association’s members and publishes a quarterly magazine, Carolina Banker. For more information, visit at www.ncbankers.org.