Investment Professionals, Inc. Adds PBI Bank to Broker-Dealer Platform

New IPI investment program to bring untapped noninterest income opportunity to PBI and investment services to bank clientele

Mar 08, 2016, 07:50 ET from Investment Professionals, Inc.

SAN ANTONIO, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Investment Professionals, Inc. (IPI), a national leading provider of investment services and programs to individuals and community banks, announced today that it has partnered with PBI Bank (PBI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Porter Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBIB), to provide investment services to their customers through IPI's nondeposit investment program.

This partnership provides an opportunity for PBI to strengthen existing customer relationships and increase market share in its existing footprint.

"Partnering with IPI will provide our customers with access to additional nondepository solutions," said PBI President and CEO John T. Taylor. "It's important to us to continue to add value for our customers."

Learn how IPI can help your community bank secure its place among competition by increasing market share and making your institution's nondeposit income a significant component of its bottom line:

"Creating opportunity for our community bank partners to grow is something we've successfully done for more than two decades, and we're excited to do just that with PBI," said Bob Thompson, regional director at IPI. "IPI's dedication to and expertise within the community banking channel will prove to be an invaluable resource to PBI."

IPI is currently recruiting for PBI's program and is seeking a highly qualified financial advisor to help community bank clientele realize their financial goals.

By partnering with IPI and PBI, the advisor will work with a highly skilled team to offer a full array of comprehensive financial planning services and wealth management to diverse clientele throughout the commonwealth of Kentucky.  

For more about this lucrative financial advising opportunity, visit:

About Investment Professionals, Inc. Investment Professionals, Inc. (IPI) is a leading San Antonio, Texas, based independent investment, insurance brokerage and asset management firm. Since 1992, IPI has specialized in the increase of ROA/ROE and on-site delivery of investment programs for community financial institutions across the U.S. For more information about IPI and its financial professionals, visit

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