About UBA

Who We Are

Utah Bankers Association

The Utah Bankers Association is the professional and trade association for Utah's commercial banks, savings banks and industrial loan corporations. Established in 1908, the UBA serves, represents and advocates the interests of its members, enhancing their ability to be preeminent providers of financial services.

Through UBA, hundreds of Utah Bankers volunteer each year to serve on UBA boards, committees, task forces, AIB committees and take part in combating fiscal illiteracy by educating Utah's consumers.

Mission Statement

The Utah Bankers Association is a financial services trade association comprised of Regional, Community, and Industrial Banks. The Association’s mission is to:

  • Promote a favorable image and understanding of the banking industry to the general public and maintain the public confidence in the strength and security of Utah’s financial service industry.

  • Protect the industry against legislation or regulation which could result in undue or burdensome oversight or competitive disadvantage.

  • Provide (i) membership with assistance and resources designed to improve operational efficiency and profitability and (ii) a forum for open communication between providers of financial services in Utah.

President's Message

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The Bottom Line

Howard Headlee, President, Utah Bankers Association

Recently, I was rummaging through my mother’s basement, when I found a fascinating letter to my father from the White House, signed by Bill Seidman.  I guess I never knew of their relationship. The letter started, “The President and the Congress have agreed to hold a Conference on Inflation.  They would appreciate your participation . . .”

It concluded with, “The Conference on Inflation is a bipartisan national effort to deal with our number one domestic problem. Your participation will be a real service to our country, and I do hope that you will be able to give us the benefit of your thinking.”

That was pretty cool!  And very relevant to today’s economic circumstances.