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International Minority Bankers Alliance

The destination for leaders who seek to change the world

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About Us

 International Minority Bankers Alliance (IMBA) is a member based trade organization for financial services professionals of all disciplines created to serve as a thought leader, resource and connector to sponsor, develop and elevate diverse talent throughout banking and finance industries worldwide.

 

Our leadership consists of a group of minority experienced banking professionals within the Chicagoland area seeking to have a safe space to share authentic ideas, aspirations and resources to enhance their personal and professional goals throughout the financial industry. 

IMBA is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the global banking and financial services sector. By nurturing open dialogues, cultivating professional development, and offering essential support to Black and Brown banking and financial services professionals, IMBA’s international reach contributes to forging a more inclusive and equitable future for the industry on a global scale.

LEARN MORE ABOUT IMBA:

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Become a Member Today!

Join the IMBA movement and

If you are interested in signing up for membership, please fill out the form linked below and pay your dues using the "Payable" link provided upon submitting your contact information.

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Upcoming Events

JULY SUMMER SOCIAL

WHEN:  Friday, July 12, 2024

TIME:  5-8pm

WHERE:  BMO Tower - 320 South Canal Street, Chicago, IL 60606

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? This gathering marks the first of IMBA’s many networking events to meet industry professionals at every level and from all financial disciplines. Grow your business, social, and enterprise contacts, all while soaking in the beautiful skyline views of summertime Chicago!

 

Unlike typical networking events, we have done away with the bells and whistles seen in traditional corporate settings. We believe that organic business relationships are best built in comfortable and relaxed environments. As such, we hope you’ll join us at BMO’s office & terrace for a memorable evening full of great music and light bites.

Our Team

The leadership of IMBA is characterized by vision, strategic planning, advocacy, and a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion in all financial service professions. Our leaders have been pivotal in driving the organization’s mission, creating opportunities for their members, and contributing to a more inclusive and equitable global financial sector. Their leadership has been instrumental in shaping the future of both the organization and the financial industry at large.

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A. Gregory Hunt

Board Chair,

Sponsorships

Willing to Hunt

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Jorge Reyes

Board Member,

Assistant Treasurer

Wintrust Bank

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Dawanda Lomax

Board Member,

Secretary

CIBC

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Desiree Rideaux

Vice Chair,

Events

Citibank

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Karl Riley II

Board Member,

Memberships

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

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Corey Lamb

Board Member,

Assistant Secretary

BMO Bank

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Letty Flores Poole

Board Member,

Sponsorships

BMO Bank

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Markena Peavy

Board Member,

Counsel

BMO Bank

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Sharlene Stanley

Board Member,

Treasurer

Willing to Hunt

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Maurice Harris

Board Member,

Community Outreach

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Corporate Sponsors

Join us in championing diversity and inclusion within the global banking and financial services community.  Partnering with IMBA will provide value to your organization in the following ways:

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GAIN EXPOSURE TO A DIVERSE AND INFLUENTIAL AUDIENCE

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POSITION YOUR COMPANY AS A THOUGHT LEADER

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ACCESS EXCLUSIVE NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

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BENEFIT FROM EXTENSIVE BRAND VISIBILITY ACROSS OUR PLATFORMS

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CUSTOMIZE YOUR SPONSORSHIP TO TARGET SPECIFIC DEMOGRAPHICS

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SHOWCASE YOUR DEDICATION TO EQUALITY AND IMPROVE YOUR BRAND IMAGE

For more information, feel free to download our corporate sponsorship deck below. 

Thank you to our 2024 corporate sponsors!

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Contact Us

Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor or member, or if you have any other inquiries! Thank you, and a member of our team will get back to you shortly.

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