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ABA's 140th Anniversary Guest Book

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Thank you for all of the valuable insight you've provided for the last 140 years.
Jeff, Stephenson National Bank & Trust

The American Bankers Association does many things to help all the banks in America. It serves a critical roll in looking out for our interests with Congress but also helps in so many other ways especially for community banks. When a big bank has a need they most likely have experts in their holding company. When a community bank has a need, they call the experts at ABA.
Michael, Bank of the Rockies, N.A.

Congratulations on 140 years! Keep on keeping on!
Steve, Community Bank and Trust

Congratulations and keep up the great work!
Teressa, American Heritage Bank

Congratulations on your 140th anniversary. I am proud to say that I have served the banking industry for 42 years. Thank you to all who have served and made a difference in the lives of our customers!
PJ, Shore Bancshares, Inc.

Congratulations on 140 years!
Gay, American Bankers Association

Congratulations on 140 years of great support!!
Hope, Lone Star National Bank

Always very informative. Thank you and congratulations!
Raymond, Zions Bancorp / Nevada State Bank

Congrats on 140!
Michael, Metro Bank

[As a] past director, [it's] great to have been of service to my profession.
Eddie, Logan Bank & Trust

Congratulations on 140 years and Thanks for all that you do!!
Paula, Hancock Bank and Trust Company

Celebrate! 140 years! Wow!
Marilyn, BMO Harris

Congratulations on 140 years of great support!!
Lilly, Freedom Bank

Congratulating ABA on it's 140th while we are celebrating our 150th!
David, Century Savings Bank

Outstanding!!!!! ABA has been a banking leader for each one of the 140 years.
Mike, First Financial Bank of Abilene, Texas

Congratulations! 140 years strong!
Alexis, Wauchula State Bank

Thank you for all your help ABA. We don't know what we'd do without you! Cheers!!
Ginette, Opus Bank

Congratulations on 140 years of success!
Melissa, Southern Bank

Thank you to the staff of the ABA who are intricately involved in the challenges bankers face today. We have made great strides forward with your help and guidance. Happy anniversary ABA!
Cynthia, United Bank Mortgage Corporation

Congratulations on 140 years!
Rebecca, Fifth Third Bank, Cincinnati, Ohio

Always a head of the game in providing insight and the latest information. Great job! Congratulations!
Sharon, Luther Burbank Savings

Happy anniversary and congratulations to a successful organization!!!
Judy, Heartland Bank

Congratulations to ABA's 140th anniversary - I've seen 46 years of ABA's commitment to the banking industry. Thank you for all that you do for us!
Mary Jane, BankPacific, Ltd - Agat, Guam

Always very informative. Thank you and congratulations!
Raymond, Zions Bancorp / Nevada State Bank

Congratulations on your anniversary and thank you for your help and support for community banks like ours.
Carolyn, Somerset Trust Company

Congratulations ABA! Without your support over the years, there wouldn't be a First National Bank of Dennison!
Blair, First National Bank of Dennison Ohio

Congratulations on 140 years of excellent service to our industry! Well done!
Shelly, Woodlands Bank

Thank you for your daily Newsbytes and continued support to the Financial Industry!
Andrew, Bank of Hawaii

Virginia, Wells Fargo

Happy Anniversary! 140 years!
MaryAnne, SunTrust Bank

Congratulations! #140YearsStrong
Minh, Peoples Bank & Trust Company of Pointe Coupee Parish

Happy Anniversary! Thank you for be an innovative leader to banks around the country.
Pauline, O'Bannon Banking Company

Quote_Tessa_UnitedCommunity (250x209).jpgCongratulations ABA on 140 years of promoting economic growth through a vibrant and robust banking industry!
Paul, Arizona Bankers Association

Congratulations on 140 years! We appreciate your work!
Brenda, Integrity First Bank, NA

Congratulations and thank you for all of your support of the banking industry.
Steven, The First National Bank of Dennison

Congratulations and Happy Anniversary!
Michelle, Central Bank

Congratulations for 140 years of service to our nations banks from our bank which was founded in 1870, two years before the ABA! We have grown up together!
Al, Robertson Banking Company

Congratulations. Happy 140th Anniversary!
Alexis, Wauchula State Bank

Happy Anniversary, thanks for all you do!!!
Bonnie, First National Bank of Grayson KY

Congratulations!! Keep up the good work!
Casey, First National Bank

Congratulations! Excellent work!!
Rita, First Citizens Bank & Trust

Congratulations on 140 years. The years of service in representing the financial industry, taking our issues to the hill, and counting the numerous ways that the ABA has successfully influenced regulators and congress, is definitely worth celebrating. Everyone at the ABA should be proud of the achievements made over the years.
Diane, Banc of California

Quote_Keith_GoldmanSachs (250x209).jpg Happy Anniversary!
Adriana, Americas United Bank

Congratulations to ABA on 140 years!
Karen, Atlantic Stewardship Bank

Congratulations on 140 years of service to our industry. We are proud to be members.
John, Reliance Bank

Proud to be a part of ABA. Congratulations on 140 years!!! We all look forward to 140 more!!!
Lynette, Columbia State Bank

Thanks for the job that all of you continue to do for community banking in the United States. Very proud to be associated with the ABA.
Larry, M C Bank

Happy 140th Anniversary ABA!
Kim, Bank @LANTEC

Congratulations on 140 years of service and integrity! I'm on my 41st year of looking to the ABA for information and support! Thank you!

Happy Anniversary ABA! We are 127 years old this year!
Kimberly, Citizens Union Bank, Shelbyville, KY

Such a wonderful feeling to be a part of banking in America.
Teresa, Verus Bank

Working for a bank incorporated in 1872, I'm glad ABA has been there for banks like mine for 140 years. Keep up the good work!
Dan, Monson Savings Bank

Thank you for helping us serve our customers for over 140 years - you make us better!!
Regina, Whitney Bank/Hancock Bank

So many changes in the 47 consecutive years I've been in banking. From high school to Medicare, so grateful I am on this end of the journey! Thank you ABA for your efforts on behalf of the industry.
Mary, Woodhaven National Bank

It's indeed a pleasure to wish ABA on the 140th Anniversary far from USA. Banking is ever changing with customer needs & technology. The excellent long service of ABA towards the banking industry will be remembered in the hearts of customers who experience the convenience of modern banking.
Dinesh (former banker)

Congrats on 140 years and here's to 140 more!!
Princess, Commonwealth Bank Ltd.

Congratulations ABA and thank you for 140 years of continued support for the banking industry.
Catherine, Bank of America

Congratulations ABA on a well done 140 years.
John, Sauk Valley Bank & Trust

Congratulations on 140 years of excellent service. Well done -- Thank you!
Kevin, CardWorks

Congratulations on 14 decades of service in support of banking.
John, The Bank of Missouri

I've just completed my 41st year of service to this Great Thrift Industry and couldn't be prouder of our service to our Communities.
William, Central Kentucky Federal Savings Bank

I am preparing for my CRCM Exam through ABA and appreciate all the services that you provide.
Virginia, Wells Fargo

Congrats on your 140th anniversary!
Sandy, Oxford Bank & Trust

Congratulations. I have been following ABA's activities on behalf of our industry for over 50 years. I am a graduate (1967) of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
Arturo, Puerto Rico Bankers Association

Congrats on your 140th Anniversary milestone of providing valuable banking-related services to our local, regional and national communities. Thanks.
Jesse, FIS EGRC Solutions

Congrats on the 140th anniversary!
Susan, Woodsboro Bank

The ABA has made my career as a Compliance Officer rewarding and continues to provide the tools I need to succeed and be an asset to others.
Latasha, Terrabank NA

Congratulations and thank you for 140 years of service to your members!
Lara, Savings Institute Bank & Trust

Congratulations ABA!
Casdell, NBSC, a divison of Synovus Bank

Karen, Somerset Trust Company

Congratulations, ABA, on your 140th anniversary!
Katherine, Progressive Savings Bank

Congratulations on 140 years and thanks for all you do to minister to the financial needs of all Americans.
Jim, Treliant Risk Advisors

Happy birthday, ABA!! Keep up the good work -- and many more happy years.
Pam, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

We wish you another 140 years with an increased industry membership!
Larry, Marion County Savings Bank

Happy Anniversary to the ABA!
Melissa, BFS Group

Congratulations on reaching this milestone! ABA is a critical resource and trusted partner we rely on to keep us informed and to advocate for us. Here is to the next 140 years!
Gayle, Independent Bank

Congratulations and many thanks for all the years of support! I am proud to be a Banker.
Sonya, Farmington Bank

To the American Bankers Association: Have a Happy 140th Anniversary, from Michelle Mitchell, one of your staff.
Michelle, ABA

Congratulations ABA and thank you for 140 years of continued support for the nation's bankers. The research & insight you provide is greatly appreciated! I also look forward to reading "On The Lighter Side" daily! Keep up the good work!
Lori, SunTrust Bank, Atlanta

Thank you to the current ABA Team for continuing the tradition of service to our industry started 140 years ago.
Ron, Liberty Trust & Savings Bank

ABA-thank you for all of your efforts to the success of community banking. :)
Josie, Farmers Bank and Trust

Congratulations ABA! It is wonderful to work for such a great organization that represents the amazing work bankers do across the country!
Kim, ABA

Happy Anniversary! Thank you for all you do!
Sherry, First Merchants Bank

Keep up the great work. Congratulations on your 140th anniversary!
Anne, First National Bank of Waterloo

Congratulations to the American Bankers Association. We appreciate the work you do, and have done, on behalf of the American banking system. Thank you.
B. Doyle, Industrial Bank

Congratulations, what a proud history and tradition. Keep up the excellent work!
Charles, U.S. Bank

Thank you for your continued support and may the next 140 years bring to us more insight.
Jamie, The Muncy Bank & Trust Co.

The work that ABA does never ceases to amaze me. From community investment like the "Teach Children to Save" program to keeping bankers in the know with the Credit Union Tax Exemption. I am happy to be a part of such a great and historical organization.

Congratulations on 140 years of serving all banks. We have been given a rich heritage of banking.
Francis, First United Bank & Trust

Congratulations on 140 years and thank you for being the voice of this great industry.
Jay, Decatur County Bank

Happy 140th Anniversary ABA!!
Shane, J.P. Morgan Chase

Thanks for the great work and support.
Ken, CedarStone Financial​ Inc.

What a long way and a great tradition in leadership.
Jane, EVB

Happy 140th Anniversary.
Judy, LCNB National Bank

Congratulations on 140 years of providing outstanding service to member banks and the banking industry in general.
Nancy, Minnwest Corporation

Keep up the tradition. Your assistance is appreciated.
Brad, Proficio Bank

Kudos to ABA. Congratulations on your 140th anniversary & thank you for all that you do!!
Lesha, Unison Bank

Congratulations on 140 years of service. The information provided to us in all areas of banking are very useful.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Syed Razi, West SurbanBank​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Congratulations on 140 Years of service.
Benedykt, Neuberger Berman Trust Company N.A.

Congratulations!!!! Here's to another 140 more!
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Monica, KeyWorth Bank
Thank you ABA for your continued support!
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sheila, Wauchula State Bank
Happy Anniversary. Looking forward to many years of working with you.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jennifer, First Community Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​I'm enjoying the information. Some I knew about, but mostly it is new information. thanks for providing this to us.
Leroy, Shelby Savings Bank

Happy Anniversary!!!!!!
Ileana, Fiddler Gonzalez & Rodriguez

Congratulations for 140 years of service to bankers. We appreciate your dedication in keeping us informed in all areas of banking. Love the history snippet.
Cindy, St Johns Bank & Trust Co.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations and great job for 140 years!
Stephanie, Bank of Commerce and Trust Company; Crowley, La.

Congratulations from our employee owned and fourth generation community bank; we very much appreciate our relationship with an exceptional organization in the ABA.
Hugh, The First National Bank of Bemidji

Congratulations on 140! Thank you for all you do!!
Shavonne, Penn Mutual Life

Congratulations! 140 years and still going strong. Thanks for your support!
Tessa, United Community Bank

Congratulations and thank you. ABA is a valuable resource for our financial institutions.
Karen, NexTier Bank, NA

Congratulations and thank you for 140 years of service!
Kelly, Farmers Bank

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Joseph, Mauldin & Jenkins

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Great job for 140 years, looking forward to the 150th.
David, First Federal Bank of Ohio, Galion, Ohio

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations, to a valuable banking partner.
Kathy, Equity Bank

As a former OCC bank examiner and now a banker, I send my congratulations on 140 years.
Steve, Community Bank and Trust
Congratulations on 140 years of bringing the banking and financial community together!
Kathryn, UMB Financial Corporation

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ABA definitely has endured the many challenges to the banking industry. Congrats on your 140 year anniversary. We are very proud to work with a successful organization as the ABA.
Eliza, International Bank of Commerce

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations & thank you for your service!
Karen, Liberty Bank

Congrats and thank you for your service!!!
Tammy, People's Bank & Trust Company of Pickett County

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations and thank you for your dedication!!!​
Denise, Mortgage Investment Services Corporation

Congratulations ABA and thank you for your years of service!
Annabelle, Lytle State Bank

This industry has changed over the 43 years of my career. Hopefully, we'll find our groove after all these recent changes and return to a valued profession for the incoming bankers to continue our legacy.
Carlo, Boiling Springs Savings Bank
Yeareen, BMO Financial Group

Innovation starts and continues with each and every one of us. Congratulations!
Timothy, Northfield Savings Bank

Congratulations! The interactive timeline is a great refresher on our history.
Maryann, Seacoast Bank​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Great work! Congratulations.
Felicia, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations on building a great legacy for the banking industry!
Linda, Citywide Banks
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Congratulations on 140 years of service! Well done!!
Karen, USNY Bank

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Thank you for such great historical information on our industry! It was so much fun to read and learn!
Dee Bee, South State Bank

Congratulations! Have read ABA Journal my entire career.
Debra, Capital One

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations! I enjoy reading the timeline. It is difficult to imagine the legacy that so many forward thinking individuals left for society did not always exist.
John, MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations! Love your timeline.
Ginger, Century Bank and Trust

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations on this monumental milestone. I look forward to the 150th year celebration.
Chadwick, Dickinson Financial Corp/Armed Forces Bank

Thank you for capturing our "banking history" in such an informative manner. I have enjoyed reviewing it all.
Norma, US Bank

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Thank you ABA for 140 years of service!
Liz, RCB Bank

Congratulations on your great work as a banking advocate and meeting out needs.
Dan, SSB Bank - Pittsburgh PA​

Lorna, Eagle Bank

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations on an amazing 140 years.
Chris, Landmark Bank-Texas

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Happy Anniversary!
Rodney, Commonwealth National Bank

Thank you ABA for 140 years of service to the banking industry. I can't imagine what our industry, indeed our country, would look like without the ABA and your advocacy on our behalf in Washington.
Art, United Bank of Michigan

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations ABA for supporting an industry dedicated to helping Americans in their pursuit of financial stability and strength through quality products and services that meet the changing times.
Stan, Security Savings Bank

ABA: congratulations​ for 140 years of service!
Barbara, Howard Bank

Congratulations on building a great legacy for the banking industry!
Linda, Citywide Banks

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Happy Anniversary!!! Thank you for all you do to keep us in the "know".
Nancy, Wells Fargo Bank

Franco, FDIC

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​My first real job as a Program Assistant was in ABA's Communications department. I never expected to stay 5 years... nor did I expect to come back for another job 10 years after my first day! I am so proud to work for such a great industry and organization.
Erin, ABA

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Thank you for your diligence and integrity representing the heartbeat of American ingenuity. Here's to another 140!
Laurie, Farmers State Bank

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​With sincere gratitude and pride, Happy 140th Anniversary, ABA.
Gregory, SunTrust Banks, Inc.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations on your anniversary! Thank you for the great training and resources you provide your member banks.
Nikki, United Community Bank​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations on 140 years.
Winifred, Wells River Savings Bank

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Everyone should take a few minutes and view the interactive timeline.
Bob, Comerica Bank

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations on our industry helping our country and its citizens grow and prosper.
Frank, Citibank NA

Congratulations on 140 years. Our institution celebrated 140 years in 2014.
Meschelle, Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company
Congratulations on 140 years!
Tammy, Community State Bank of Missouri​
Thanks for all you have done to advance our industry!
Bill, Dearborn Federal Savings Bank

Congratulations on your 140th anniversary! What an accomplishment.
Mark, Harbor National Bank​

A great refresh of banking history and the industry's importance to building our country. Well done!
Alan, Kaplan Partners

Congratulations! Looking forward to many more years.
Julia, Bowles Rice LLP

Congratulations on 140 years of Celebrating a Tradition of Innovation. May the Celebration of Innovation continue for another 140 years.
Karen, Platte Valley Bank of Missouri

Proudly working in, and serving, the banking industry since 1974. Congrats!
Paula, Kentucky Bankers Association

Crystal, Rondout​ Savings Bank

We have enjoyed our relationship with the ABA for many years. We respect the very professional delivery of goods & services, advocacy, and advice.
Charles, Community Bank

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​So happy to be a part of ABA's celebration!
Sheryl, ABA

Congratulations on 140 years!
Scott, Sandy Spring Bank

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A great past to celebrate which is evidence [that] we can overcome unrelenting challenges in our future.
Michael, Legacy Bank

I Have been in the business since 1970 and I have seen a lot of changes. Thanks to ABA, they have helped with all the changes.
Paul, The Bank of Delmarva

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations for a representation well done.
Jim, Aegis FinServ Corp

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congrats ABA. You have been a useful tool for bankers for many years.
Robert, IDB Bank

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Thank you for your continued support of banking.
Tonya, The Farmers State Bank​

Congratulations, ABA. We are celebrating our 140th year of helping communities and businesses grow at Merchants Bank in Minnesota as well.
Mary, Merchants Bank N.A.

Veronica, Royal Bank America

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations on 140 year anniversary!
Elizabeth, Southside Bank

Loved the walk through the history of banking in this great country.
Stephen, Schwab Bank

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Melissa, BBVA Compass
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Happy anniversary to ABA. I'm proud to work for ABA and the thousands of bankers we represent!
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Amy, ABA
Banking has certainly changed over the 40+ years of my career. Hopefully the incoming bankers will continue to value the profession and keep the future secure for generations.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Ken, First United Bank & Trust
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Establishing bank services allowed our new United States to band together and develop into the most important financial country. I am into my 44th year in banking.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Ruby, Old Point National Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jodie, Mutual of Omaha Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations on 140 years!
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Mike, The Citizens National Bank of McConnelsville
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Very enjoyable read. The pictures were a nice feature to support the text.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Susan, Country Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Happy 140 ABA!
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Joe, Southeastern Bank
Tony, Cumberland Valley National Bank​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Enjoyed the timeline. It was very informative.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Connie, BMO Harris Bank
Congratulations on 140 years of service.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rae, JPMChase
Congratulations on 140 years of excellent service to and representation of the banking industry in the United States. There have been enormous changes in the financial industry during these many years, and the ABA has always been the leader in assisting all banks to remain viable and competitive. We look forward to many more years with our ABA partner.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jim, Decatur County Bank

Angela, Central Bank & Trust Co.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Candy, SunTrust Bank
Cathy, Century Bank & Trust
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Cheri, First Federal Savings Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Cheryl, Westbound Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Clayton, Zions Bancorporation
​Cyndee, AuburnBank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Darrylee, First Tennessee Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Debbie, First State Community Bank
Eric, SunTrust Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Fred, Bank of Anguilla
Jane, United National Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jeri, Emprise Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Joe, The Vinton County National Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​John, First State Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Lydia, Kentucky Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Kathy, South State Bank​​​
Manny, Dickinson Financial Corporation
Marvin, Woodhaven National Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Mary Anne, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Company
Nirla, Meadows Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Robert, Community Bank
Ronald, American Bankers Association
Sharon, Nationwide
Sheri, City National Bank
Stephanie, Gothenburg State Bank
Sue, BankIowa
Tamara, First Trust and Savings Bank
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tina, TD Bank N.A.​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tom, Rabobank N.A.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Trenette, Seaway Bank and Trust Company
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Will, SunTrust Bank NA

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