Illinois Bankers Association

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources from Our IBA Vendors

IBA Associate Member and Preferred Vendor COVID-19 Websites

The Illinois Bankers Association is sharing this list of resources to help banks and their customers throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. We continue to update this page, so check back often. Please send any potential additions for this page to  For more information, visit the IBA's Coronavirus Resource page. 

ABA Banking Journal - Podcast: A Community Bank Coronavirus Playbook

Abrigo - Coronavirus and CECL: Novel Threats and New Accounting ; Coronavirus News and Resources ; Paycheck Protection Program Resource Page

Ameren Illinois - COVID-19 Updates Page ; Energy Analyzer Tool for Businesses

APPI Energy - Today's Energy Market and COVID-19

Armstrong Teasdale - COVID-19 Resource Center - How to keep your customers informed and engaged - Webinar

Cloud Delivering Faster Changes, Improved Cost-Control: Cloud computing delivered when banks needed to quickly move to Work From Home (WFH) and make rapid changes tomeet both employee and customer needs. Research cited in a recent Forbes article shows that banks leading the way in the cloud are growing revenue at twice the pace of banks that are slower to adopt cloud strategies.

Cutting time-to-market in half for new products and accelerating provisioning speed by up to 50 percent were also credited as revenue-drivers. Other contributing factors were greater agility and enhanced customer experience, along with better support for compliance and innovation.  Harden Your Cyber-Defense by Reducing Your Attack Surface;  FBI Ties Recent Bank Hacks to Credential-StuffingGuarding Against Virtual Viruses in a PandemicDe-Risk Your IT Services Supply Chain - 7 Keys

BankTalentHQ - Podcast: How can you keep your organization functioning smoothly in the midst of inevitable workplace environment changes?

Barack Ferrazzano - COVID-19 Resource Center
On May 13, a panel of industry veterans from RSM US, Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group and Piper Sandler shared insights on what they learned through the past recession and what they are seeing in today’s rapidly evolving environment. Topics included current issues regarding the government stimulus programs, regulatory/lending matters and more.  View the Recording

BKD - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tax and Accounting Resource Center ; COVID-19 Resources for the Banking Industry

Burke, Warren, MacKay, & Serritella, P.C. - Memorandum Template for Certifications on PPP Loans of $2 Million or More PPP Bible - Compendium of Documents from Congress, the U.S. Treasury, and the U.S. Small Business Administration ; COVID-19/Coronavirus Resource Center

Cinnaire - CDFI Continuity and COVID-19 Webinar Recording

CLA - Financial Institutions Blog 

CRA Partners - Earn CRA Credit by Fighting Elder Abuse During Pandemic - April 22 Webinar

Deluxe - Deluxe has launched an appointment scheduling solution that does not require system integration, which includes outreach marketing to spread the word, and can be launched in 24-48 hours. They are offering this solution for free to aid the banking system at this time. Contact Ms. Ryan Nofziger at (312) 343-6438 if you or your Branch Ops team would like to take a closer look.
Engage for Small Business SaaS Solution

Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago - MPF Announcement 2020-9 - Updates on the Impacts of COVID-19

Finastra - CARES Act and PPP Resource Page; Future of Innovation

FIPCO - PPP Borrower Forgiveness Calculation Tool

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale - Layoffs During Leave Require Adequate DocumentationDOL Issues New FMLA, FFCRA GuidanceCOVID-19 Q & A: What Employers Should Know ; SBA Coronavirus Disaster Loans: Is Your Bank Eligible? ; Paycheck Protection Program Loans Under the CARES Act ; What Employers Should Note About the CARES Act Stimulus Legislation ; Focal Points of the DOL's Second and Third Q & A

Grow Up Sales - Free online webinar for any bankers, finance professionals or service providers who are seeking ways to better engage their customers during these times of social distancing. Request more info.  
You Don't Need a Pandemic To Grow Your Bank ... or Your Career (Article + Video)
PPP Loan Forgiveness - How To Create "Another" Great Client Experience (Article + Video)

Integrity Technology Solutions - Assisting community banks with secure (and compliant) remote access that will allow for bank staff to stay in touch with customers and remain productive during “shelter in place.” For more information, contact Chad GeiserIn addition, you can stay up to date on cybersecurity topics related to Coronavirus by following our blog 

Invictus - New stress tests tailored for the economic impact triggered by the containment of COVID-19. For more information, email info@invictusgrp.comCOVID-19 Resources ; Webinar: Why Community Banks Need Stress Testing Now More Than Ever ; Invictus Newsletter 

Jackson Lewis - The New Employer Obligations under the Slightly Revised Families First Coronavirus Act (H.R. 6201)

The Kafafian Group, Inc. - Company Website ; Performance Measurement ; Strategic Management ; Profit and Process Improvement ; Management Advisory ; Financial Advisory

LKCS - Crisis Response: Quick Launch Solutions

Main Street, Inc. - COVID-19 Free Marketing Resources: COVID-19 Blog Topics ; COVID-19 Resource Center  

Marquette University College of BusinessDr. Kent Belasco and students enrolled in the Commercial Banking Program are interested in helping IBA member financial institutions wade through the many government lending and stimulus programs. Students are prepared to work remotely, on a temporary internship basis, and can begin helping immediately. Learn more about the program. If you are interested in working with an intern, please contact Dr. Belasco at 414-288-6882 or

Office Depot - Maximize Your Productivity. In the Office. At Home.

Plante Moran - COVID-19 Resource Center ; CARES Act Resource CenterInteragency Guidance on TDRs Related to COVID-19State and Local Tax Advisor, March 2020 ; Credit Quality During COVID-19 ; Questions to Ask Your Management Team ; CARES Act FAQ for Financial Institutions 

Polsinelli -  COVID-19: What Your Business Needs to Know blog 

Profit Resources, Inc. - PRI is hosting a daily forum for community financial institutions to connect and brainstorm. 

Promontory Interfinancial Network - June 9 Webinar: Opportunities for Your Bank and Safety for Your Customers - Build Customer Confidence and Franchise Value Now  

Pulse - 2020 Debit Issuer Study

RSM - Coronavirus Resource Center and  Insight During Uncertainty: Coronavirus weekly webcast series 
On May 13, a panel of industry veterans from RSM US, Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group and Piper Sandler shared insights on what they learned through the past recession and what they are seeing in today’s rapidly evolving environment. Topics included current issues regarding the government stimulus programs, regulatory/lending matters and more.  View the Recording

Safe Systems, Inc. - 12 Tips for Remote Workers ; April 22 Webinar: The Cloud: Recovery and Resiliency is Just a Click Away ; Safe Systems recently hosted a live webinar discussing how BEC works; the main techniques used in these types of attacks; and the cost-effective solutions needed to mitigate them. In case you missed it, read our blog post summarizing the ways your institution can defend itself against these threatsYou can also watch the complete recorded webinar presented by our Chief Technology Officer, Brendan McGowan.

SBS CyberSecurity - Time to Dust Off the Pandemic Preparedness Plan blog and Pandemic Preparedness Toolkit ($199)

S&P Global Market Intelligence - April 7 Webinar:  Coronavirus: The Global Impact ; COVID-19 Resource Page ; Sign Up for the Weekly Newsletter ; The Global Impact

Spry - Return to Work Items

Systemax - Hand Sanitizer Offer 

Somercor Responses to the questions in this link will assist the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity in evaluating specific areas of need. 

Strategic Resource Management (SRM) - Preparing Your Financial Institution for COVID-19 Impacts blog

Vedder Price -  Coronavirus Update: Strategies and Considerations for Financial Institutions ; Coronavirus Task Force ; Coronavirus Task Force: Financial Institution Resources ; Federal Loan Relief is on Its Way for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Verafin - Fraud Risks in Turbulent Times ; Fighting Fraud Scams in the COVID-19 Crisis ; Impact of COVID-19 Crisis on Financial Crimes Management Programs

VGM Forbin - Coronavirus Resources

Voluforms - Website - Order hand sanitizers, masks and sneeze guards, along with other items banks may need, including thermometers 

Welch Systems - COVID-19 Statement

Wipfli - COVID-19 Resource Center ; Financial Institution Specific Webpage ; Article: Preparing to Return to Work in Uncertain Times

Wolf & Company, P.C. - COVID-19 Response Assessment Service