January 13, 2023

[Press Release] Jack Hopkins Nominated to the 2023-24 ICBA Board of Directors

Press Release
Jack Hopkins

The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) announced the nominees to serve on its 2023-24 board of directors. ICBA’s current board will vote on the nominations during ICBA LIVE 2023 – the largest gathering of community banks in the country, on March 12-16, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Jack Hopkins, CorTrust Bank President and CEO, has been nominated to the 2023-24 ICBA board of directors as the Vice Chairman. Hopkins will be the second South Dakota banker elected to a chair position for ICBA’s board of directors in nearly 65 years.

“The nomination of these exceptional volunteer bankers to help lead ICBA will continue our founding mission of more than 90 years: creating and promoting an environment where community banks flourish,” ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey said. “We are excited to work with these talented leaders, who honor ICBA’s legacy by meeting the needs of local customers and communities every day.”

Hopkins went on to say, “I am honored to serve with the other nominated board of directors and represent our great community banks throughout the country.”

To learn more, please visit ICBA Announces Nominations for 2023-24 Board of Directors.

About CorTrust Bank

Since 1930, CorTrust Bank has been serving the needs of individuals and businesses throughout 16 South Dakota communities, and 15 Minnesota communities, with 37 branch locations. What started as a small operation serving the needs of local farming families in Artesian, SD, has today grown into a fourth-generation family-owned community bank with $1.63 billion in assets, and $148 million in equity and reserves. CorTrust Bank – raise your expectations.

About ICBA

The Independent Community Bankers of America® creates and promotes an environment where community banks flourish. ICBA is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education, and high-quality products and services. With nearly 50,000 locations nationwide, community banks constitute roughly 99 percent of all banks, employ nearly 700,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in three U.S. counties. Holding more than $5.8 trillion in assets, over $4.8 trillion in deposits, and more than $3.5 trillion in loans to consumers, small businesses and the agricultural community, community banks channel local deposits into the Main Streets and neighborhoods they serve, spurring job creation, fostering innovation and fueling their customers’ dreams in communities throughout America. For more information, visit ICBA’s website at www.icba.org.