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SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA – September 11, 2022 / -- BrightFi, the banking technology services platform dedicated to bringing better banking services to every community is pleased to announce it has joined the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), the nation’s voice for community banks, as a corporate member.  

This membership is the result of the alignment between BrightFi’s mission to serve the unique needs of every community - including the unbanked and underserved - and ICBA’s drive to create an environment for community banks to flourish.

“Helping community banks thrive is one of the best ways to get quality banking in the hands of people that need it most,” said Michael Coghlan, chief executive officer of BrightFi. “We look forward to a long collaboration with the ICBA as it helps community banks succeed.”

ICBA advocates for the community banking industry through best-in-class education and information around innovative product and services like BrightFi. BrightFi helps banks unlock digitization and banking services for their communities through a cloud-based platform that operates at a fraction of traditional time and costs.

To kick off the relationship with ICBA, BrightFi will host interactive panels at ICBA’s LEAD FWD Summit 2022. Led by Allison Murray and Eva Maria Kühnert, the panel is part of the “Whiteboarding with Experts” sessions where attendees will be able to ask questions and discuss the challenges that community banks can encounter when choosing the right fintech relationship.

The ICBA LEAD FWD Summit is in Fort Worth, Texas, September 12-13, 2022, and is celebrating 10 years of hosting the cutting edge of industry insights, leadership development, and technical banking knowledge.

About BrightFi:

BrightFi delivers a cloud-based banking as a service platform that lets financial institutions and non-banks configure, test, and deploy digital banking products at a fraction of the time and cost. BrightFi’s end to end platform significantly reduces costs and brings modern financial services to communities that need them most. For more information, visit:

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