Firm's Founder & History

Ron Hybarger Ron Hybarger ~ Founder

Ron Hybarger, Founder of Hybarger & Associates, Inc., has been in banking and bank consulting since the early 1970's.  His long history of working with Community Banks in Asset/Liability Management, Profitability Planning and Investment Management has made him a leading professional within the industry.  Ron is well-known and respected for his commitment to service, coupled with a strong understanding of many diverse banking and investment disciplines.

Ron’s career in banking began after having earned a degree in Economics in 1969 and doing graduate work in Public Finance and Money & Banking, following his service in the U.S. Naval Security Group in 1973.  Ron served as a Bank Executive during the volatile years of the mid-seventies and early-eighties, managing three distinct, but intimately related areas within the bank - Investment Services, Correspondent Banking Services and Corporate Treasury Management – where he gained a reputation as an innovative leader in each of these areas.

In 1982, he joined a regional bank consulting group where he developed extensive management tools and concepts in the areas of A/L Management and Strategic Planning.

In 1990, Ron formed Hybarger & Associates and the practice has developed into a national clientele of Financial Institutions focusing primarily upon Financial Forecasting & Performance, Interest Rate Risk, Liquidity & Contingency Funding Planning, and Investment Strategies. 

Because of the long-term, close working relationships maintained with Clients from across the country, the Firm's reputation has been built upon delivering responsive, premium, quality services which are specifically designed to ensure that each Client has the management tools required to achieve its specific financial objectives. 

Hybarger & Associates, led by Ron’s strong visionary skills, has a solid reputation among Clients and in the financial industry for its innovation, conservatism, and reliability.