Introducing CBA Convention: Version 42.0 July 15-17, 2020

With safety as our first priority, and realizing social distancing guidelines will prevent in-person networking at Convention, we will host an online Annual Meeting and an exciting Online Auction. We are calling it CBA Convention: Version 42.0 because this marks our 42nd year of this exciting and valuable event. While it will be different in 2020, […]

Shawn Mitchell Stars In “CBA Castaway” – A Preview of the CBA Annual Meeting & Online Auction, July 15-17, 2020

You don’t want to miss this. Find out why Shawn Mitchell, CBA of Kansas President, has been painting volleyballs and hitting some interesting shots on the golf course. Plus, find out key details for the upcoming 2020 CBA Annual Meeting and Online Auction, July 15-17, 2020.  Ready to check out the Online Auction items? View […]

Community Bankers Association of Kansas: Insured Deposits Are Safe at a Community Bank

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: MAR 24, 2020 TOPEKA, Kan., March 24, 2020 ( – The Community Bankers Association of Kansas (CBA) today reminded consumers and community banking customers that their insured deposits are safe and backed by the full faith and credit of the federal government through the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC). The FDIC fully insures funds […]

Community Banks Central to Local Economy: Impact Recognized During Community Bank Week

Across the state of Kansas, community banks serve local customers, businesses and families each year – resulting in a significant impact on the local economy. During the week of April 23 – April 28, 2018, Community Bankers Association of Kansas (CBA) and community banks across the Kansas recognize Community Bank Week and honor this impact […]

Where Will You Be April 8th Thru 11th?

In a few weeks a group of dedicated Kansas community bankers will travel to Washington, DC to attend ICBA’s Capital Summit with intentions to yet once again push for meaningful change that might help our community banking industry. Why will this group of Kansas community bankers take a week out of their busy schedules to […]

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Your Community Bank Can Shine: Let’s Celebrate the Ways Community Banks Are Different

Different. Personal. Rooted. Committed to local success. It’s easy to describe how community banks are different from big national banks, and it’s important to share this message continually with customers and stakeholders. After all, you’re in touch with your neighbors. You strive for activities and initiatives that make a difference to the local economy, schools […]

Who is CBA of Kansas?

We Have One Mission – Community Banks The answer to the question of “who is CBA of Kansas” is simply this:  CBA of Kansas was founded in 1978 to represent the interests of Kansas community banks without interference and/or influence from large out-of-state financial institutions.  CBA of Kansas serves every community bank in Kansas as a strong […]

What’s the Best Thing You Can do for Community Banks?

Three Critical Reasons to Attend the ICBA Capital Summit, April 30 – May 3, 2017 in Washington DC Why is it important to take time out of your busy schedule, spend your hard-earned resources, board a plane and fly halfway across the country to visit an overcrowded city to spend time with your elected officials, […]

Blind Loyalty

What a year we have had in the world of community banking.  Just when you think that the creation of new regulations has got to start slowing down, that common sense will again prevail and real regulatory relief will actually occur… nope!  To add insult to injury the Too Big To Fail Banks continue breaking […]

Lets Get Engaged

What keeps you up at night?  What drives you to the edge of insanity?  In other words… what are you passionate about?  I know that this might appear to be a strange question, but one well worth exploring.  What gives you a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement?  Is it the same thing that causes […]

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