2015-2016 ABA Board of Directors


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

Dorothy A. Savarese
Chairman, President and CEO
Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
Orleans, MA 

Vice Chairman
Kenneth L. Burgess, Jr.

FirstCapital Bank of Texas, NA
Midland, TX

G. William Beale

President and CEO
Union Bankshares Corporation 
Richmond, VA

Rob Nichols 
President and CEO
Rob Nichols

American Bankers Association
Washington, DC


Three Year Term

A. Scott Anderson
President and CEO

Zions First National Bank
Salt Lake City, UT
Rheo A. Brouillard 
President and CEO
Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company
Willimantic, CT
Deborah A. Cole
President and CEO
Citizens Savings Bank and Trust Company
Nashville, TN
Luther Deaton, Jr. 
Chairman, President and CEO
Central Bank and Trust Company
Lexington, KY
Manolo Sanchez
Chairman and CEO
BBVA Compass
Houston, TX
Julieann M. Thurlow
President and CEO
Reading Co-Operative Bank
Reading, MA

Two Year Term

Howard T. Boyle
Chairman, President and CEO
Hometown Bank
Kent, OH
Charles N. Funk
President and CEO
MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc.
Iowa City, IA
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 and CEO
Charles Schwab Bank 
San Francisco, CA

One Year Term

Paul G. Greig
Chairman, President 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
Vice Chairman
1867 Western Financial Corporation
Stockton, CA
Frank Sorrentino, III 
Chairman and CEO
ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Edward L. Willingham, IV
Chief Operating Officer 
First Citizens Bank
Raleigh, NC

One Year Term

Chairman, Nominating Committee
John A. Ikard
President and CEO
FirstBank Holding Company
Lakewood, CO
Chairman, Government Relations Council
Paul G. Willson
Chairman of the Board
Citizens National Bank
Athens, TN
Vice-Chairman, Government Relations Council
Thomas M. Petro
President and CEO
Fox Chase Bank
Hatboro, PA
Alliance of State Bankers Associations Representative
Steve Turkiewicz, CAE
President and CEO
Montana Bankers Association
Helena, MT