FDIC: New Members of the Advisory Committee on Community Banking Announced

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has announced the selection of six new members to its Advisory Committee on Community Banking, which has been providing advice and recommendations to the FDIC on a broad range of community bank policy and regulatory matters since it was established in 2009. The Advisory Committee members represent a cross-section of community bankers from around the country.

“The Advisory Committee provides key information and input to the FDIC on issues facing community banks,” said FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams. “We are fortunate to have such talented and highly respected professionals as a resource. I look forward to working with the Advisory Committee members.”

The Advisory Committee on Community Banking discusses and provides input to the FDIC on a wide variety of topics, including current examination policies and procedures, credit and lending practices, deposit insurance assessments, insurance coverage and regulatory compliance.

The new members of the Advisory Committee are:

  • Dick Beshear, Chairman, President & CEO, First Security Bank and Trust Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 
  • Keith Epstein, EVP & CEO, Roxboro Savings Bank, Roxboro, North Carolina
  • Bruce Kimbell, President & CEO, First Community Bank of the Heartland, Clinton, Kentucky
  • Thomas Leavitt, President & CEO, Northfield Savings Bank, Northfield, Vermont
  • Lori Maley, President & CEO, Bank of Bird-in-Hand, Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania
  • Cathy Stuchlik, Chairwoman & President, Clackamas County Bank, Sandy, Oregon

The new members will join the following individuals already serving on the committee:

  • Fred DeBiasi, President & CEO, American Savings Bank, Middletown, Ohio 
  • Christopher Donnelly, President & CEO, Bank of the Prairie, Olathe, Kansas
  • Asif Dakri, Vice Chairman & CEO, Wallis Bank, Houston, Texas
  • James J. Edwards, Jr., CEO, United Bank, Zebulon, Georgia
  • David J. Hanrahan, Sr., former President & CEO, Capital Bank of New Jersey, Vineland, New Jersey
  • Danny J. Kelly, President & CEO, The Hometown Bank of Alabama, Oneonta, Alabama
  • Kenneth Kelly, Chairman & CEO, First Independence Bank, Detroit, Michigan
  • Tiffany Baer Paine, President & CEO, Security Bank USA, Bemidji, Minnesota
  • Alan Shettlesworth, President & COO, Main Bank, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Joseph W. Turner, President & CEO, Great Southern Bank, Springfield, Missouri
  • Louise Walker, President & CEO, First Northern Bank, Dixon, California
  • Len E. Williams, President & CEO, People’s Utah Bancorp & CEO, People’s Intermountain Bank, American Fork, Utah


For more information, please visit the Advisory Committee on Community Banking webpage at http://www.fdic.gov/communitybanking/.

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