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CBA: In Business to Help its Members Succeed

The California Bankers Association is in business to help its member banks – regardless of their size or specialization – to succeed in California’s dynamic marketplace.


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Rod Brown Opinion Editorial: Let’s ‘Celebrate’ Dodd-Frank’s Anniversary by Fixing it

CBA President and CEO Rodney Brown provides commentary on the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act – a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s financial regulatory system - in the Contra Costa Times.

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Rod Brown Opinion Editorial: Credit Unions: A Tax Break That’s No Longer Justified

CBA President and CEO Rodney Brown discusses the credit union state and federal tax exemption in the Sacramento Bee.

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Tad D. Lowrey Named New Chairman of the California Bankers Association

SACRAMENTO – The California Bankers Association (CBA) today announced that Tad D. Lowrey, chairman of Pacific Western Bank, will serve as the 2015-2016 chairman of the board of directors for California’s largest banking trade association. Lowrey has held leadership positions as chairman, chief executive officer and chief financial officer for several publicly held financial institutions over four decades.

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New California Banking Statistics Available
The most recent banking statistics from the FDIC continue to show increased lending for California headquartered banks

Click to here to review the report based on available data from the FDIC, Federal Reserve and the OCC.

Read last quarter’s report here.

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The California Bankers Association and Beacon Economics Release California Banking Industry Intelligence Report
Report provides a review of the bank lending environment and state of consumer finances for 2014

Sacramento, Calif. — The California Bankers Association (CBA) and Beacon Economics have released a sixth California banking report that examines important issues currently affecting California’s banks and the overall economy. The report is authored by Chris Thornberg, Ph.D., founding partner, and Jordan Levine, economist and director of economic research, at Beacon Economics. This report begins with an economic overview of the nation and of California, and then takes a closer look at the state of consumer finances and bank lending trends. Among the report’s key findings:

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CBA Announces Strategic Partnership with Data Center Inc.

SACRAMENTO — The California Bankers Association (CBA), one of the largest state banking trade associations, has entered a new strategic partnership with Data Center Inc. (DCI), the privately-owned developer of iCore360® core banking software and related technologies, to be the association’s endorsed core technology provider for its members. DCI is the latest addition among CBA’s list of strategic partners in several banking-related service categories, but the endorsement of a core technology provider is a first for the CBA.

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Even as the Number of Financial Institutions Declines, Pacific Coast Banking School Enjoys Record Enrollment

Seattle Business Magazine features the Pacific Coast Banking School and its record enrollment. 

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Local Grower Hit With Mobile Deposit Scam

CBA featured in an ABC 30 Action News story regarding a scammer’s attempt to cash the same check more than once.

Legislation & Advocacy


Legislation & Advocacy

As the largest banking trade association in California, CBA is the voice of the industry when it comes to legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy. Our efforts strive to ensure a free and competitive market among financial service providers, a level playing field with our competitors, and promote financial education that empowers consumers to exercise real choice.