ICBA Bancard, the payments subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America, announced today that ICBM President & CEO Jim Amundson has been elected to its board of directors. Gregory Hohl, chairman and president of Wahoo State Bank in Wahoo, Nebraska, also was elected.
“We are thrilled to welcome Greg and Jim, two highly respected and successful community bankers and thank them for their willingness to serve,” said Greg Deckard, ICBA Bancard Chairman. Deckard also is president, chairman and CEO of State Bank Northwest in Spokane Valley, Washington. “We look forward to their insightful comments and unique perspectives as we work to help community banks remain at the forefront of innovation to meet the diverse payment needs of today’s consumer,” he said.
Amundson has been in the financial industry for more than 30 years, taking over the reins as president and CEO of ICBM in 2016 after a successful 25 year-career as a community banker. He has served as chairman for Spring Lake Park Public Schools, the Mercy and Unity Hospitals Foundation board, and the Anoka-Ramsey Community College Foundation board. Currently, he serves as chairman of the Executive Council of Community Banking Associations.
Hohl is a fourth-generation community banker whose professional career spans more than 30 years. He serves on several professional boards, including the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, the Nebraska Independent College Foundation and the Nebraska Independent Community Bankers Association. His community leadership includes board service with Saunders Medical Center as vice-chair of the board of Trustees and chair of the Finance Committee.
Serving on the ICBA Bancard board with Hohl, Amundson and Deckard are Ruth Christopher, executive vice president and CFO, Citizens Bank of Las Cruces, New Mexico; Chris Doyle, president and CEO, Texas First Bank, Texas City, Texas; William West, president and CEO, Bank of Tampa, Florida; and Tim Zimmerman, senior executive vice president and COO, Standard Bank, Monroeville, Pennsylvania.