Molly Carpenter Announced as a Top Community Bank Influencer in Social Media

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Molly Carpenter Announced as a Top Community Bank Influencer in Social Media

Screen Shot 2016-03-18 at 4.17.13 PMThe Independent Community Bankers of America® recently released it Top 25 Community Bank Influencers on Twitter, and Molly Carpenter (@mollyjcarpenter), Director of Public Relations & Marketing and fourth generation community banker at FNBC Bank in Ash Flat, Ark., was featured on the list. This is the third year the association has held this contest, which was sponsored by Shazam and highlights social media trailblazers among the community bank industry.

Social media is now a main stream communication channel that consumers and small businesses across the nation utilize daily. ICBA is proud to highlight outstanding community banks and community bankers who make social media an integral part of their marketing and communications strategy.

“Congratulations to FNBC Bank for being featured on ICBA’s Top 50 Community Bank Leaders in Social Media list,” ICBA Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Chris Lorence said. “These top community bankers understand that building a reputable financial brand goes beyond just a physical presence on Main Street. They consistently introduce fresh content and interact with their customers both in-person and online. ICBA is proud to highlight Molly Carpenter for making social media and digital communications part of their professional life.”

More than 6,000 community banks throughout the nation were eligible to be part of ICBA’s list. ICBA sought nominations from the nation’s community banks from May to June and received nearly 300 nominations. Community banks were chosen based on their engagement with fans and followers, the content distributed on their social media platforms, the number of followers they have and the frequency of posting new content.

“I am honored to be recognized by ICBA for my efforts to promote our communities through Twitter and other social media outlets, ” said Carpenter. “Social media is such a wonderful tool to communicate with industry professionals across the country, as well as promote and support our local businesses and community events.”

The community banks and community bankers featured on ICBA’s Top 50 Community Bank Leaders in Social Media and the Top 25 Community Bank Influencers on Twitter will be profiled in September’s issue of ICBA Independent Banker®, ICBA’s award-winning magazine.

To view all 25 community bankers featured, visit For additional information about ICBA, visit


About ICBA

The Independent Community Bankers of America®, the nation’s voice for more than 6,000 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services. For more information, visit

About FNBC Bank

FNBC Bank is a community bank headquartered in Ash Flat, Ark. Originally chartered in 1912 as the Bank of Ash Flat, FNBC now has 10 branches serving Ash Flat, Cherokee Village, Hardy, Highland, Mammoth Spring, Salem, Horseshoe Bend, Melbourne, Batesville and Mountain Home

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