Former ICBA president, CEO dies

Former Independent Community Bankers of America President and CEO Ken Guenther died Jan. 25. Guenther led the organization from 1982-2004 during an era of many industrywide changes. His first few years in the CEO role came as hundreds of small banks failed amid the farm foreclosure crisis of the 1980s. During the early 1990s, Guenther … Read more

Former OCC head dies at 88

Former Comptroller of the Currency John D. Hawke, Jr., a longtime banking leader and educator, died earlier this month at the age of 88.