About NICB

To lead in the promotion, education, and support of the community banking business model in the state of Nebraska.

To maintain strong representation for Nebraska’s independent community banks and the communities they serve.

Our Values



NICB provides representation on behalf of Nebraska’s community banks, at the state and national level, to promote and protect the interests of the community banks and the communities they serve.


NICB builds and maintains relationships with bank-related organizations and agencies to keep the needs of our community banks top of mind.


NICB fosters growth for community bankers by providing access to educational opportunities, conferences and networking events that feature industry-related presenters, timely subject matter, and related issues for the betterment of Nebraska’s community banks.

Add Value

NICB develops program, service and product options that address product gaps, and provide discounts that enhance our member bank’s bottom lines

Who We Are

NICB member banks serve their markets by investing their money, time, and hearts into their communities. NICB member bank’s decisions are made locally and their strategies are designed specifically around the ultimate success of their communities. NICB works hand in hand with our member banks to help them maintain their business model in order to ensure the long-term viability of Nebraska’s economic and cultural fabric.

NICB work diligently to support, promote, and protect:

  • The Unique Community bank business model.
  • The sanctity of a bank’s relationships with customers and local organizations.
  • The intimate understanding of our bank’s respective communities and marketplace.
NICB understands that community banks are the lifeblood of Nebraska communities. Nebraska’s hometowns suffer when community banks are unable to meet the challenges set before them. NICB works alongside Nebraska’s community banks helping find answers to those challenges. NICB enables community banks to be what they are intended to be and to serve their local customers in the most authentic ways possible.

The leadership of the NICB offers years of high-impact experience. Eric Hallman has over 35 years of financial industry experience as a lender, a vendor, and an association officer. NICB is community banker led (board) and community banker run. Members on NICB committees, and those who participate as Associate members, also provide an extended leadership circle throughout the year. NICB has one mission: community banks.

One Mission. Community Banks.

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Nebraska Independent Community Bankers
1001 S 70th St., Suite 101
Lincoln, NE 68510





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