About CBA

What is the Consumer Bankers Association?


The Voice of the Retail Banking Industry

The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is the only member-driven trade association focused exclusively on retail banking. Whether buying a home, financing an education or launching a small business, since 1919, our members have partnered with consumers to help them achieve the American dream.  Our Corporate Members include the nation's largest retail banks, with 85% holding over $10 billion in assets. Our Associate Members represent the premier providers of goods and services to banks. Member loyalty is reflected in our membership renewal rate, which consistently remains above 90 percent. Our 14 standing committees, subcommittees and working groups include top executives from our member banks with expertise in each segment of retail banking.  


CBA's Mission

The Consumer Bankers Association partners with the nation's leading retail banks to promote sound policy, prepare the next generation of diverse bankers to lead the industry, and finance the dreams of consumers and small businesses.



The Consumer Bankers Association will:

  • Participate with our members via our committees, the backbone of our organization;
  • Advocate on behalf of our members and their customers with regulatory agencies and federal legislators; serve as the industry’s definitive resource for CFPB engagement, analysis and insight;
  • Communicate broadly the vital services banks provide American consumers;
  • Educate the next generation of retail banking leaders.