Executive Vice President, Policy and Political Operations
Aaron Stetter is executive vice president of policy and political operations for the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA). Focusing on payments issues, data and cyber security and patent reform, Stetter advocates ICBA’s policy priorities before members of Congress. He also oversees ICBA’s political action committee, ICBPAC, and robust grassroots advocacy program.
In 2015-2016, Stetter served as chairman of the influential Electronic Payments Coalition, whose members include card networks, card-issuing banks, credit unions, and their respective trade associations.
Stetter joined ICBA in 2005 and has served as director of congressional relations and grassroots outreach and director of state relations. Prior to ICBA, he was manager of grassroots programs for the National Restaurant Association.
Stetter is a featured speaker at industry events nationwide, such as ICBA’s state and regional partner conferences and ICBA’s acclaimed educational programs. Stetter earned a BA in English and political science from The State University of New York at Buffalo and a MA in public management from Johns Hopkins University.