|Mission, Vision, and History|
BISA's mission is to support member firms and financial professionals within depository institutions by building a community and providing forums to enhance their professionalism, knowledge, and productivity to help them best serve their clients with a broad array of financial solutions.
The vision of BISA is to be the Association of choice for firms and financial professionals who wish to successfully engage in providing integrated financial services, including investments and insurance, through depository institutions.
The History of BISA
The Bank Insurance and Securities Association (BISA) was formed in October 2002 as a result of the Bank Securities Association (BSA) and the Financial Institutions Insurance Association (FIIA) merger.
Founded in 1987, the Bank Securities Association (BSA) is the nation’s leading trade association dedicated to serving the needs of those responsible for marketing securities, insurance, and other investment products through commercial banks, trust companies, savings institutions, and credit unions. The membership includes financial institutions of all sizes, their broker / dealer and mutual fund subsidiaries, and firms providing products and / or services to support these operations.Founded in 1989, the Financial Institutions Insurance Association (FIIA) is a not-for-profit corporation comprised of financial institutions, insurance companies, third-party marketers, service providers and state banking trade associations active in the marketing of insurance and annuities. It is the nation’s largest trade association of its kind to embrace all financial institutions – bank holding companies, national banks, state-chartered banks, thrifts, card issuers, credit unions, mortgage companies, and finance companies that sell insurance to consumers and businesses.