Advocacy in Action

Allison Coccia
House Passes SAFE Banking Act
Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers applauds the US House of Representatives following passage of HR 1595 the Secure And Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act by a vote of 321-103. “Pennsylvania’s community bankers are pleased with US House passage of theRead More
Allison Coccia
Community Banker Advocacy Toolbox
Advocacy Idea: Take Your Legislator to Work Day By: Allison Coccia, PACB As community bankers and leaders in your hometowns, it is important to find creative ways to advocate community banking issues and engage and develop relationships with your stateRead More
Allison Coccia
Pennsylvania State Budget Breakdown
2019-2020 By: Allison Coccia This year’s budget process was not without its share of fireworks, but for the second year in a row, the Pennsylvania legislature delivered a fully on-time budget, meeting the July 1 deadline. The 2019-2020 State BudgetRead More
Allison Coccia
Inform, Impact & Inspire
Recap of ICBA’s 2019 Capital Summit By: Allison Coccia The Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB) kicked off another successful round of meetings on “the Hill” in Washington DC as part of the Independent Community Bankers of America’s (ICBA) 2019Read More
Allison Coccia
Data Security: Time to Act
By: Allison Coccia It seems like every month we read about another big-time retailer experiencing a massive data breach. Yahoo, Facebook, Dunkin Donuts, Marriott. Who can forget Target and Equifax? Discovery of those breaches often comes years after the breachRead More
Allison Coccia
US Department of Labor Revises Its Overtime Rule: Part Deux
What You Should Know By: Allison Coccia The US Department of Labor (USDOL) has issued its anticipated revised notice of proposed rulemaking to Update the Regulations Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, and Professional Employees, or the “OvertimeRead More
Allison Coccia
Why Public Banking is Bad for Pennsylvania
Or Anywhere For That Matter By: Allison Coccia The idea of public banking has been around for centuries, but recent political landscape changes and the legalization of cannabis have brought the issue to the forefront. There is talk that aRead More
Allison Coccia
Join PACB at ICBA’s Capital Summit!!
Please join PACB this year as we participate in ICBA’s Capital Summit 2019!! The 2019 ICBA Capital Summit will be held from Sunday, April 28 thru Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel, 1000 H Street NW,Read More
Allison Coccia
Marijuana Banking Update
What We Might See In 2019 By: Allison Coccia The marijuana industry feels the momentum. They are beefing up their operations and hiring even more high-powered lobbyists to capitalize on the political philosophical shift that comes with a new Democrat-ledRead More
Allison Coccia
The New Guard
Meet Your Newly Elected Members of Congress By: Allison Coccia The 2018 mid-term elections bore a different political landscape, new districts and a newly minted crop of US Congressmen and women. Eight new members have joined the Pennsylvania delegation. ForRead More
Allison Coccia
A Community Banker’s New Year’s Resolution
Making FIRSTPAC A Priority In 2019 by: Allison Coccia As the year begins anew, many of us take stock of what we must prioritize, improve upon and renew. Community banks wear many hats in their communities: dedicated customer service organizations,Read More
We Are Hiring
We Are Hiring!
It is amazing to realize we are past the halfway mark of January 2019. The purpose of this communication is to let you know the Search Committee has been working diligently with VettedSolutions on finding PACB’s next President/CEO and weRead More


Cannabis Banking
A Banker’s Guide to Banking Cannabis
Thursday, April 25, 2019 Hershey Country Club 1000 E. Derry Road, Hershey, PA 17033 REVIEW AND REGISTER To review program details and register by mail, please download the REGISTRATION BROCHURE To register online, please complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM WhoRead More

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October Preferred Provider of the Month
SR Snodgrass Attack and Penetration Testing Services From Snodgrass Snodgrass A+P testing engagements are performed by certified ethical hackers and a licensed penetration tester, the highest certification available in the IT security field. Snodgrass’s approach effectively identifies risks through bothRead More
September Preferred Provider of the Month
S&P Global Market Intelligence S&P Global Market Intelligence provides essential information to make decisions with conviction. S&P Global Market Intelligence, integrates financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, identify investment ideas, understand competitive andRead More
August Preferred Provider of the Month
Promontory Interfinancial Network Chosen by more than 3,000 financial institutions nationwide, Promontory InterFinancial Network is the leading provider of FDIC-insured deposit placement services. The company offers unique services that bring banks and other institutions together in a way that allowsRead More
July Preferred Provider of the Month
Qualified Retirement Plan Solutions. Non-Qualified Plan Solutions and BOLI. Institutional Investment Management Solutions. UNPARALLELED GOVERNANCE Founded by the Federal Home Loan Bank System in 1943, we do not answer to shareholders, we answer to our clients. Our boards of directorsRead More
June Preferred Provider of the Month
Kasasa is an award-winning financial technology and marketing service company that provides reward checking accounts that consumers love and ongoing expert consulting services to community financial institutions. Attracting consumers continues to be tremendously important to the success of community banks.Read More
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May Preferred Provider of the Month
ICI Consulting has focused exclusively on the financial industry since its formation in 1994. This concentration enables them to objectively evaluate, negotiate, recommend and implement superior in-house or outsourcing solutions for clients. They are a team that understands core processingRead More
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Celebrating Community Banking
The 2019 PACB Regional Meetings During the last week of March, PACB traveled across the state to reach out to members and host an event dedicated to networking, learning, leading and recognition. Over this three-day blitz we met with moreRead More
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April Preferred Providers of the Month
ICBA Bancard is the wholly-owned payment service subsidiary of ICBA and has been managing payments solutions for the nation’s community banks since 1985. ICBA Bancard provides community banks with access to comprehensive, affordable payment solutions with the best group pricing,Read More
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How does working with a Preferred Provider benefit your bank, your association and the industry?
Quality products and services from vendors that have been initially vetted by a Board of community banking peers. Preferred pricing and enhanced services based on aggregate purchasing power available to every size financial institution. Financial commitment from these companies toRead More
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March Preferred Provider of the Month
Fitech Payments is the leading merchant services provider committed to helping community banks grow revenue and be competitive in today’s market. Fitech is more than a vendor – they are a partner that is devoted to community banks and theRead More
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Utilizing Preferred Providers is a Win, Win, Win!
Working with the companies of PACBSI’s Preferred Provider Network brings quality solutions to your bank and indirectly supports the PACB to help keep dues stable and allows PACBSI to invest Preferred Provider compensation to keep PA’s Community Banks Strong andRead More