DEFINITION of 'Independent Community Bankers Of America - ICBA'
A domestic trade organization that represents about 5,000 small to mid-sized community banks. The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) provides various benefits to its members, such as conferences and publications, as well as a voice on Capitol Hill. The ICBA represents members holding over $1 trillion assets and $700 billion in loans.
BREAKING DOWN 'Independent Community Bankers Of America - ICBA'
The ICBA is headquartered in Washington D.C. and has a chapter in each state. The Independent Banker is a monthly magazine published by the ICBA and sent to community bankers nationwide. The ICBA supports fair competition for financial institutions and separation of banking and commerce.