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James D.  MacPhee

James D. MacPhee

James D. MacPhee is chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), the only national trade association that exclusively represents community banks.Chief executive officer of Kalamazoo County State Bank in Schoolcraft, Mich., MacPhee has served as ICBA chairman-elect and vice chairman. He is a member of the ICBA Executive Committee and chairman of the Strategic Planning committee, and he serves on the Nominating and Policy Development committees. He has also served on most ICBA standing committees, including at-large director on the Executive and Nominating committees, and he represented the state of Michigan on the ICBA board of directors. MacPhee has held leadership positions in the Michigan Association of Community Bankers, where he served as president and currently serves as a director, a position he has held for more than 25 years. He also serves as chairman of the board of the Michigan Association of Community Bankers Service Company.MacPhee has had an active career in community banking. He has served as CEO for nearly 19 of the 38 years he has been with Kalamazoo County State Bank. He is a member of the board of directors of First State Bank in Decatur, Mich., and a member of the board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis. As a civic leader, MacPhee’s long history of community involvement includes serving as chairman and charter member of the Village of Schoolcraft Downtown Development Authority, charter member of the Schoolcraft Community Association and the Schoolcraft Businessmen’s Association, and chairman of the Kalamazoo County Fair Renovation Project. He has served on the board of directors for the Bronson Health Foundation and as a member of the Bronson Vicksburg Advisory Board.MacPhee has an executive MBA in banking from the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business. He is also a U.S Army veteran, having served from 1966 to 1968.