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First Bank Named a Five Star Member of the IBA

Written by: Susan Richwine |

Richmond, Indiana – First Bank Richmond Named a Five Star Member of the IBA

IBA5Star2020First Bank Richmond has been honored as a Five Star Member of the Indiana Bankers Association. The award was presented on October 2, 2020 by Laura Wilson, IBA Vice President - Communications, in recognition of First Bank Richmond’s involvement throughout 2019.

The Five Star Member designation recognizes those IBA-member banks which demonstrate outstanding commitment to the Association in five areas: political awareness, issues advocacy, life-long learning, IBA volunteerism, and Preferred Service Provider utilization.

“We very much appreciate the dedication of First Bank Richmond and as a Five Star Member bank,” said Amber Van Til, IBA president and CEO. “Our Association is strong, thanks to our supportive members.”

The Indiana Bankers Association supports Indiana banking through issues analysis, professional education, and products and services that enhance member banks’ ability to serve their communities.

Attached photo: Displaying First Bank Richmond’s Five Star Member award from the Indiana Bankers Association are (from left): Don Benziger/First Bank Richmond’s EVP/CFO, Paul Witte/First Bank Richmond’s SVP- Commercial Lending Manager and Laura Wilson/IBA Vice President - Communications.


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First Bank Richmond is an Indiana state-chartered commercial bank headquartered in Richmond, Indiana. The bank was originally established in 1887 as an Indiana state-chartered mutual savings and loan association. First Bank Richmond provides full banking services to individuals and businesses through its eight branches located in Indiana and five branches and one loan production office in Ohio. The Ohio offices currently operate as Mutual Federal, a division of First Bank Richmond.

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