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First Bank Modernizes Its System with IBT’s i2Core and Its Robust Enterprise Solutions

IBT, Inc., a leading provider of cutting-edge solutions for community financial institutions, announced today that First Bank in Wadley, Alabama has converted to IBT’s Core platform. The Bank will also take advantage of its complimentary ancillary cloud solutions which will enable them to meet the specific challenges of the marketplace, efficiently and effectively across all customer facing channels.

Jared B. Kirby, President/CEO of First Bank, said, “At First Bank we serve rural communities. One would think that the areas of growth would be limited. Our philosophy of establishing good relationships, maintaining them and cultivating them proves that theory wrong. We believe in our customers and they in turn believe in us. Because we care we knew we needed to make some changes in order to serve them better.”

Added Kirby, “We were operating with a core system that was somewhat limited. Looking to the future we knew we’d reached our maximum with the core system we were using. In order to grow and keep up with technological changes we chose IBT’s core system which allows us to do what we do best. We are excited about what the IBT conversion will allow us to do, we recognize already the advantages. We spent a lot of time assembling information before but it was too cumbersome to access. Now, not only can we access information quickly we can also analyze it which allows us to provide efficient, real-time customer service.”

“Clients like First Bank are focused on customer care as are we. As we assist with First Bank’s transition to new and improved cloud technology across all channels we take into consideration that a massive undertaking such as core conversion can be a bit intimidating. We walk our clients through step by step to insure proper training and support. That is our philosophy – what we call The ‘IBT Difference,’” stated Mike Golebiowski, president of IBT.

About First Bank

First Bank was chartered as the Bank of Wadley on November 6, 1907. The main office remains at the original location in Wadley, Alabama. The facility, as well as the banking industry, has seen many changes since 1907. However, some things remain unchanged, our utmost goal - personal service. Now with additional locations in Roanoke, Rockford, Hollis Crossroads and Goodwater, we strive to offer our customers quality-banking products combined with a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. First Bank endeavors to invest a generous portion of our time and finances in the progress and growth of the communities in which we serve. We also are continually searching for new and better ways to meet the financial needs of our communities, whether it be through new banking technology, ongoing education, or simply by listening and responding to our customers ever changing needs. In short, our goal is to please our customers and shareholders alike, and live up to our pledge.

For more information, visit www.fbonline.biz.

About IBT

Headquartered in Cedar Park, Texas, IBT specializes in providing complete enterprise digital cloud automation for financial institutions that improve efficiencies, and provides end-to-end core, mobile and payments solutions that touch all internal processes and customer channels. Check 21 proof automation, Remote Deposit Capture, Online Line Banking with Bill Pay, Personal Financial Management and Document Imaging complete the full line of products and services offered with 24/7 support services. The company focus is to partner with our customer and deliver reliable real-time applications with robust features and functionality making the cost of ownership affordable with the opportunity for their growth exceptional.

Discover "The IBT Difference," Privately Held, Personal Relationships and Total Commitment to our customers.

For more information, visit www.ibtapps.com.

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