The Georgia Bankers Association is the trade and professional organization representing the interests of banks and thrift institutions in the state of Georgia.
Virtually every institution is a member.
Policy is set by a Board of Directors which is elected among the membership.
The Officers are elected by the membership at large, 10 board members are elected at the Group level, four members are appointed by the Chairman, one member is elected by the Associate Members and another is elected by the representatives to the Leadership GBA section.
Working on a day to day basis to carry out policy is a full-time staff of professionals.
The association operates with a regularly-updated Strategic Plan. Within the plan are four Strategic Objectives:
- Provide professional development programs and opportunities for members
- Deliver quality products and services that provide cost savings, revenue enhancements and expertise to members
- Lobby to pass favorable legislation/regulations and to defeat unfavorable legislation/regulations
- Be the principal voice on banking issues to members, the media, policy makers and the public.
Vision Statement: The Georgia Bankers Association will be the primary outside resource for all members in accomplishing their goals and objectives.