Entries by Trent Wright

HMDA and Company—Highlights for the Upcoming Year

Author: Sarah Sauceda This past year has shaped up to be quite a ride but buckle up—2018 is fast approaching. Highlights for 2018 include: (1) Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) changes; (2) amendments to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA); (3) an increased Truth-in-Lending (TIL) threshold; (4) Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) amendments; and (5) “sunset” […]

Economic Outlook by Alan Blinder

November 2017 Alan S. Blinder Vice Chairman and Co-Founder, Promontory Interfinancial Network Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University Did anyone really expect the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to raise interest rates on November 1, or even to make news with its statement? If they did, they were sorely—and predictably—disappointed. The Fed is […]

State Associations Call for Continued Bipartisan Work on Reg Reform

LEGISLATIVE NEWS Fifty-one state bankers associations yesterday wrote to members of the Senate Banking Committee encouraging lawmakers to continue pursuing the goal of bipartisan regulatory reform. The associations called on the committee to include in its overall proposal for regulatory reform several bills that are part of ABA’s Blueprint for Growth, including those that would […]

2018 Executive Development Program

2018 Executive Development Program   Cost: WBA/IBA Members: $3,750 per student until September 30, $4,050 thereafter   2018 Registration Form 2018 Brochure   The Executive Development Program (EDP) is a comprehensive twelve-month course, designed to cultivate the next generation of banking leaders, is an ideal opportunity for aspiring executives to step up their career and for institutions […]

SBA Seeks Temporary Loan Processors for Harvey Relief

As you can imagine, many businesses, nonprofits and others are turning to the federal government for financial help to recover from the devastation wreaked by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. In fact, the demand for disaster loans is overwhelming, and the Small Business Administration is asking for the banking industry’s help – in the form of […]

ABA Pledges Support in Wake of Hurricane Irma

September 12, 2017 As Hurricane Irma tore through Florida this weekend and continues to make its way through the Southeast, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols yesterday pledged the association’s continued support to banks affected by the severe storms, flooding and high winds. “Our hearts go out to all of those affected by Hurricane Irma. […]

Strategic Compensation

“Strategic Compensation” By Matt Brei, President and Kristen Kostner, Senior Consultant, Blanchard Consulting Group – IBA Associate Member Our firm has been providing compensation consulting services exclusively to community and regional banks for the last seven years, and we can confidently say that one of the first things we talk about with most new clients […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                           July 14, 2017 Idaho Bankers Association (208-342-8282) Trent Wright, President and CEO BANKERS IN THE NEWS Boise – Dan Heiner, SVP, Senior Credit Officer, Citizens Community Bank, Division of Glacier Bank in Boise was recently elected as the 2017/18 Chair of the Board of Directors for the Idaho Bankers Association at […]