Camden Fine

Camden Fine

Camden R. Fine is president and CEO of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) representing the interests of more than 5,700 community banks of all sizes and charter types. ICBA represents community banks in every state in the United States.

A native Missourian and career community banker, Fine came to ICBA in May 2003. Before joining ICBA, Fine chartered and organized Midwest Independent Bank of Jefferson City, MO and served as its president and CEO for nearly 20 years. In addition, Fine owned MainStreet Bank of Ashland, Mo., a $50-million-asset community bank. Prior to his banking career, Fine served as the Missouri State Tax Director under former Governor Christopher “Kit” Bond.

Fine was educated at the Virginia Military Institute and the University of Missouri-Columbia. He served as an officer in the United States Army and Missouri Army National Guard. He is a distinguished graduate and past chairman of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He is a member of the Exchequer Club in Washington D.C., as well as several other professional societies and clubs.

Fine has had opinion pieces published in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The New York Times, USA Today, Politico and The Hill newspapers. Fine has been a guest host on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” several times and has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, Fox Business News, Bloomberg, PBS and NPR. He has been recognized by The Hill newspaper and CEO Update as one of Washington, D.C.'s most influential trade association CEOs and lobbyists for 10 consecutive years.
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Camden Fine joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead for Community Banks, including the imperative of growing their numbers to keep up with attrition and consolidation.
Camden Fine joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the state of American Community Banks is improving, and after a decade of being attacked by the overbearing government regulations, finally small banks will be treated differently from the big ones.
Camden Fine joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that after leading the Independent Community Bankers of America for 15 years, it’s time to step down, and Jim congratulates him on the amazing legacy he’s leaving behind.