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In a world of heightened competition and new risks and regulations, ABA helps you successfully manage your commercial banking business with training and events, news and expert guidance—so that you can help businesses, farms and communities across the nation thrive.

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ACRE Act Toolkit — Understand and Promote the Legislation

Learn how the ACRE Act helps farmers, ranchers, and rural communities. Then spread the word to your lawmakers!

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Help Underserved Small Businesses in Your Community

Find out how SPCPs can help your bank meet the credit needs of economically disadvantaged small businesses in your community.

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New Report Outlines 2023 Ag Borrower Profitability

What factors led to higher overall farm profitability in 2023? ABA and Farmer Mac's latest report takes a closer look.

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Earn Your Certificate in Business and Commercial Lending

Develop an in-depth understanding of business sectors, legal structures and why businesses borrow with this newly updated certificate - featuring new courses on treasury management and loan write-ups.

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Our Experts

Sharon Whitaker

Sharon Whitaker

Vice President, Commercial Real Estate & Finance

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Ed Elfmann

Ed Elfmann

Senior Vice President, Agricultural & Rural Banking Policy

Agricultural Banking

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An online forum for commercial lenders. Discuss the current environment, ask questions, and connect with your peers.

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