CBAO Endorsed Service Providers are selected by bankers just like you. Endorsed Service Providers offer CBAO member banks an excellent resource for bank products and services. CBAO works with a few select companies that are the best in their field.
BHG Financial is transforming the financial industry; leveraging the power of data, analytics, and cutting-edge technology to become not only the number one source for professional loans, but the creator of the largest community bank network in the country.
Since 2001, BHG has originated more than $13 billion in loan solutions to top-quality borrowers, which community and midsize banks can access via our state-of-the-art loan delivery platform: The BHG Loan Hub. Building on two decades of innovation, the BHG Bank Network offers a full suite of programs that span business, consumer, and SBA 7(a) loans, collection services, risk management services, and point-of-sale financing. To date, over 1,500 bank partners have trusted in this program as a proven source of interest income and diversification for their bank.
With record growth year after year, BHG continues to be recognized regionally and nationally: earning a spot on the Inc. 5000 for 16 years running, and receiving accolades from Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine, among others. BHG is 49% owned by Pinnacle Bank (PNFP), a $41 billion asset bank, and has headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Syracuse, NY.
ICBA Securities provides a full suite of investment products and services for community banks through its exclusively endorsed broker, Stifel. Included are traditional debt securities, interest rate products, whole loans, and M&A and bank valuation services. Stifel also has state-of-the-art asset/liability and bond accounting products. It offers investment banking services through KBW. ICBA Securities, a wholly owned subsidiary of the ICBA, provides a full calendar of educational events for community bankers and investment professionals. ICBA Securities is endorsed by 34 affiliated state banking associations, and is the only broker/dealer owned by the community banking industry.
ICBA Investment Column:
by: Jim Reber, President and CEO of ICBA Securities
- Do’s, Don’ts, and Maybes – A set of simple rules to streamline portfolio management in 2021
- Munis for the many – Taxable municipal bonds have appeal for nearly all community banks
- Slippery slope – Another yield curve shift has community bankers guessing.
- Portfolios morph-Investment securities have undergone big changes this year.
- Fed Taper Tactics A review of past QE wind-down strategies.
- Treasuries for the win! – Low yield spreads send community banks back to the basics
- Rising tide – Bonds to own for a rate hike environment
- The Great Escape
- Up with Coupons
- Price pullback prospects
- Fourth quarter rally
- Fixed rate or floating?
- World-wide demand
As the voice of the national community banks, ICBA provides community banks with strong representation on Capitol Hill.
ICBA’s products and services provide community banks with right-size solutions to succeed in a competitive banking environment. Providing community banks with solid revenue generation and fee income is at the heart of each services network financial services company.
SHAZAM pioneered the PIN-debit point-of-sale transaction, still used worldwide today. We’re the only nationwide independent, member-owned debit network, processor and core provider supporting community banks and credit unions. Since we don’t answer to shareholders, we can reinvest profits in technologies our clients need as they serve the next generation of consumers. SHAZAM ensures our clients have the products and services they demand and expect in a cost-effective way. Founded in 1976 and headquartered in Iowa, we’re a leader in payments and financial technology, with a simple mission: Strengthening community financial institutions. Visit us today at shazam.net.
Travelers Insurance Companies offer a wide range of insurance products through Travelers SelectOne For Community Banks, our portfolio of products designed specifically for financial institutions. We have been providing effective insurance solutions for financial institutions since 1890. Our product line includes the Financial Institution Bond; Directors & Officers Liability coverage; Employment Practices Liability coverage; Property & General Liability coverage; Automobile coverage; Workers Compensation coverage; as well as a variety of products to address Professional Liability & Electronic Banking exposures.