2014-2015 ABA Board of Directors


John A. Ikard
President and CEO
FirstBank Holding Company
Lakewood, CO 

R. Daniel Blanton
Chief Executive Officer
Georgia Bank & Trust
Augusta, GA 

Vice Chairman
Dorothy A. Savarese

Chairman, President and CEO
Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
Orleans, MA

G. William Beale

President & CEO
Union Bankshares Corporation 
Richmond, VA

Gov. Frank Keating 
President and CEO
Frank Keating

American Bankers Association
Washington, DC

Rob Nichols 
Incoming President and CEO
Rob Nichols

American Bankers Association
Washington, DC

Three Year Term

Howard T. Boyle
President and CEO
Hometown Bank
Kent, OH

Charles N. Funk
President and C​EO
MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc.
Iowa City, IA
Pamela A. Joseph
Vice Chairman, Payment Services 
US Bancorp
Atlanta, GA
Jeffrey M. Szyperski
Chairman, President and CEO
Chesapeake Bank
Kilmarnock, VA
Gregg L. Vandaveer
President and CEO
Sooner State Bank
Tuttle, OK
Paul V. Woolway
President, Charles Schwab Bank and
EVP, Charles Schwab Corp.
San Francisco, CA

Two Year Term

Paul G. Greig
Chairman and CEO
FirstMerit Corporation
Akron, OH
George W. Hermann
President and CEO
Windsor Federal Savings and Loan Association
Windsor, CT
John A. Klebba
Chairman and President
Legends Bank
Linn, MO
Thomas H. Shaffer
1867 Western Financial Corporation
Stockton, CA
Frank Sorrentino, III 
Chairman and CEO
ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Edward L. Willingham 
Chief Operating Officer 
First Citizens Bank
Raleigh, NC

One Year Term

Stephen F. Christy
President and CEO
Mascoma Mutual Financial Services Corp.
Lebanon, NH
David C. Darnell
Vice Chairman
Bank of America Corporation
Charlotte, NC
Guillermo Diaz-Rousselot
President and CEO
Continental National Bank
Miami, FL

F. Scott Dueser
Chairman, President and CEO
First Financial Bancshares, Inc.
Abilene, TX 

S. Todd Maclin
Chairman of Chase Commercial and Consumer Banking
JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA
New York, NY

John M. Hairston
President and CEO
Hancock Holding Co.
Gulfport, MS

Robert R. Jones III
President and CEO
United Bank
Atmore, AL


One Year Term

Chairman, Nominating Committee
Jeff L. Plagge

President and CEO
Northwest Financial Corp. 
Arnolds Park, IA
Chairman, Government Relations Council
Laurie Stewart

President and CEO
Sound Community Bank
Seattle, WA
Vice-Chairman, Government Relations Council
Paul G. Willson
Chairman of the Board
Citizens National Bank
Athens, TN
Alliance of State Bankers Associations Representative
Joseph J. Witt

President and CEO 
Minnesota Bankers Association
Eden Prairie, MN