John A. Ikard
DSF Board Member | Retired Chief Executive Officer, FirstBank Holding Company
Mr. Ikard is the retired Chief Executive Officer of FirstBank Holding Company. He started with FirstBank in 1981, was elected President and CEO of FirstBank Holding Company in 1999, and stepped down in early 2017 after 35 years with the company. Mr. Ikard is an active community leader having served as past chairman of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Denver Area Boy Scout Council, and Denver Economic Development Corporation. On a national level, Mr. Ikard has served as Chairman of the American Bankers Association, the nation’s largest financial services association, as well as serving on the Federal Reserve Board of Kansas City. In 2010, he was honored with the prestigious “Community Banker of Year” award by the American Banker magazine.