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ABA: The American Bankers Association


Our banker leaders represent financial institutions of different sizes, charters and business models from across the country. Their guidance, combined with ABA staff expertise, is key to our effectiveness as an association of bankers, for bankers.

  • Board of Directors

  • Executive Staff

Board of Directors

Three Year Term

John F. Hall
President and CEO
American Pride Bank
Macon, GA
Saleem Iqbal
President/CEO and Director
HAB Bank
New York, NY
Timothy Marshall (Tim)
President and CEO
Bank of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Christie Huber Obenauer
President and CEO
Union State Bank of Hazen
Hazen, ND
Jim Ryan
Chief Executive Officer
Old National Bancorp
Evansville, IN

Two Year Term

Brent Beardall
President/CEO and Vice Chairman
WaFd Bank
Seattle, WA
Cheryl D. Bowers
President and CEO
Rondout Savings Bank (Mutual)
Kingston, NY
John R. Ciulla
President and CEO
Webster Financial Corporation
Stamford, CT
Simon Cruz
Chairman of the Board
Intercredit Bank
Coral Gables, FL

Larry W. Myers
President and CEO
First Savings Bank
Jeffersonville, IN
K. Wayne Wicker (Wayne)
Chairman and CEO
South Atlantic Bank
Myrtle Beach, SC

One Year Term

Bryan D. Bruns
President and CEO
Lake Central Bank
Annandale, MN
James J. McQuade (Jim)
President and CEO
Dollar Mutual Bancorp (Mutual)
Pittsburgh, PA
David D. Nelson (Dave)
President and CEO
West Bancorporation, Inc.
West Des Moines, IA
Jennifer Piepszak (Jenn)
Co-CEO, Consumer & Community Banking
JPMorgan Chase
New York, NY



Appointed Members

Nominating Committee

Daniel D. Robb (Dan)
President and CEO
Jonesburg State Bank
Jonesburg, MO

ABA/State Association Alliance

Sarah A. Long
President, CEO and Treasurer
Delaware Bankers Association
Dover, DE

Vice Chair
ABA/State Association Alliance

Rick Clayburgh
President and CEO
North Dakota Bankers Association
Bismarck, ND

Government Relations Council

Gary R. Shook
President and CEO
Community Bankers’ Bank
Midlothian, VA

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