Author: Christopher Williston

Senate Framework for Farm Bill

Last month, the House Agriculture Committee passed an updated farm bill with some Democratic support. The bill includes community-bank industry supported provisions that modernize the USDA guaranteed loan programs,...

The Texas Independent Banker

The Summer 2024 digital edition of IBAT’s magazine, The Texas Independent Banker – is available online now. In this edition, IBAT highlights its 39th Annual Connecting Leaders Conference, along with insightful content including: Stewardship:...

IBAT’s 2024 Five*Star Winners Announced

IBAT is excited to announce this year’s recipients of its coveted Five*Star Award: These three IBAT associate members will be honored during IBAT’s Connecting Leaders Conference, June 26–29 at the...

CSBS Annual Survey of Community Banks

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) has released its Annual Survey of Community Banks, which is presented at the Community Banking Research Conference sponsored annually by the CSBS, the Federal...

Scurlock Honored as SWGSB Distinguished Alumnus

Last Thursday, Steve Scurlock received the highest honor bestowed on a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at SMU, receiving recognition as a Distinguished Alumnus. Steve Scurlock...