Corporate Membership

Founded in 1919, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is the trade association for today's leaders in retail banking - banking services geared toward consumers and small businesses. The nation's largest financial institutions, as well as many regional banks, are CBA corporate members, collectively holding well over half of the industry's total assets. CBA’s mission is to partner with the nation's leading retail banks to promote sound policy, prepare the next generation of bankers, and finance the dreams of consumers and small businesses.


View a list of CBA Corporate Members here.


Member Benefits

Insight and Analysis

  • CFPB Resource Center
  • Members-only calls on hot button issues
  • Weekly Report summarizing legislative and regulatory events
  • Weekly insider tip sheet for corporate communicators
  • Webinars on the latest industry trends
  • CBA SmartBrief – curated daily news



  • Legislative and regulatory expertise – strong relationships with the CFPB, Federal Reserve Board, the OCC, and the FDIC
  • Regulatory Comment Letters – nearly 70 in FY2018 alone
  • Involvement in litigation, as amici, supporting member issues – past issues include interchange, fair housing, arbitration, and truth in lending
  • Testifying before Congress
  • Congressional briefings
  • Fly-Ins for CBA Committees and the Board of Directors
  • “Day at the Bank” - Bringing legislators into banks within their districts


Professional Development


How to Become a Corporate Member

For more information regarding CBA corporate membership or to be added to the CBA membership mailing list please contact: 

Kevin O'Connor
Senior Vice President, Membership, Sponsorship & Corporate Philanthropy
(202) 552-6376