Citizens Bank of Edmond reached a milestone recently, and it’s now being celebrated by the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA).
This year marks four decades for the bank as an ICBA member. The organization is the only national trade group “dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of the nation’s nearly 6,500 community banks,” according to the group’s leadership.
“As an ICBA member, Citizens Bank of Edmond is proud to be part of a nationwide network of community banks that advocate on behalf of this great industry and its valued customers,” said Jill Castilla, president and CEO, in a media statement. “We look forward to continuing our role with ICBA to help strengthen and preserve the community banking industry so that consumers across the nation can experience the difference of working with a local community bank for years to come.”
Castilla has worked with Citizens Bank of Edmond since 1998. She’s also managed multiple departments for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, the bank’s website shows. She’s also worked as Chief Credit Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Citizens before taking the lead as CEO this year.
“Community banks such as Citizens Bank of Edmond are relationship bankers that are passionately committed to serving the needs of their local customers and communities,” said Camden R. Fine, ICBA president and CEO, in a media statement. “It’s community banks like Citizens Bank of Edmond that drive economic stability and prosperity on Main Street and make their communities better places to work, live and prosper.”