Our Team

ICBA’s professional staff provides thought leadership, effective advocacy, forward-thinking regulatory guidance, education and a wide array of banking solutions to help community banks thrive.

Office of the President

Rebeca Romero Rainey

ICBA President & CEO

Washington, DC

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Terry J. Jorde

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff

Washington, DC

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Advocacy

Karen M. Thomas

Senior Executive Vice President, Government Relations and Public Policy

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Government Relations Legislative

Paul G. Merski

Group Executive Vice President, Congressional Relations and Strategy

Washington, DC

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Aaron Stetter

Executive Vice President, Policy and Political Operations

Washington, DC

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Alan Keller

Senior Vice President, Legislative Policy

Washington, DC

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Mark K. Scanlan

Senior Vice President, Agriculture and Rural Policy

Washington, DC

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Stephen Keen

Vice President, Congressional Relations

Washington, DC

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Susan Sullivan

Vice President, Congressional Relations

Washington, DC

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Jennifer Newman

Assistant Vice President, Congressional Relations

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John Coleman

Director, Advocacy

Washington, DC

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Government Relations — Regulatory

Christopher Cole

Executive Vice President, Senior Regulatory Counsel

Washington, DC

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Lilly Thomas

Executive Vice President and Senior Regulatory Counsel

Washington, DC

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Ron Haynie

Senior Vice President, Mortgage Finance Policy

Washington, DC

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Deborah Matthews Phillips

Senior Vice President, Payments and Technology Policy, ICBA and Senior Vice President, Industry Relations, ICBA Bancard

ICBA

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Joel Williquette

Senior Vice President, Operational Risk Policy

Washington, DC

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Jenna Burke

Senior Vice President and Senior Regulatory Counsel

Washington, DC

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James Kendrick

First Vice President, Accounting and Capital Policy

Washington, DC

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Michael Emancipator

Vice President, Regulatory Counsel

Washington, DC

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Brian Laverdure

Vice President, Payments and Technology Policy

Washington, DC

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Rhonda Thomas-Whitley

Vice President, Regulatory Counsel

ICBA

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Steven Estep

Assistant Vice President, Operational Risk

Washington, DC

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Tim Roy

Assistant Vice President, Housing Finance Policy

Washington, DC

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Mickey Marshall

Director, Regulatory Legal Affairs

Washington, DC

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ICBPAC

Mary Randolph Gannon

Vice President, Political Operations

Washington, DC

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Malissa Zimmerman

Malissa Zimmerman

Manager, Political Programs

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State Relations

Joe Schneider

Senior Vice President, State Relations

Washington, DC

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Member Services

Member Relations Officers

Loughlin Cleary

Executive Vice President, Member Relations

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Cell: 617-620-7425

Chip Lynch

Senior Vice President, Member Relations

Represents: Southwest Region AR, AZ, LA, NM, OK, TX

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Office: 214-503-6077
Cell: 214-938-1209

Scott Brown

Vice President, Member Relations

Represents: Southeast Region AL, DC, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN

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Cell: 334-328-5731

Tim Daly

Vice President, Member Relations

Represents: Great Lakes Region IL, IN, KY, MO, OH, WV

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Office: 219-464-1174
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Sean Murphy

Vice President, Member Relations

Represents: Midwest Region IA, KS, MI, NE, WI

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Office: 202-821-4406
Cell: 414-510-8458

Bill Pusey

Vice President, Member Relations Northeast Region

Represents: Northeast Region CT, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT

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Office: 202-821-4471
Cell: 207-400-9446

Brandy Smallbrock

Vice President, Member Relations

Represents: Northwest Region AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MN, MT, ND, NV, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY

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Cell: 320-533-1467

Leah Edwards

Assistant Vice President, Member Relations

Represents: Mid-Atlantic Region DE, MD, VA

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Office: 202-821-4387
Cell: 443-458-3338

Kathy Gauger

Assistant Vice President, Member Relations

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, LA, MT, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WY

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Nicole Neumann

Nicole Neumann

Assistant Vice President, Member Relations

Rice, MN

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Customer Relations

Gail Serbus

Gail Serbus

Assistant Vice President, Lead Management

Minnesota

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Jeanie Klasen

Jeanie Klasen

Director, Member Engagement

Minnesota

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Vendor Relations

Adam Mahone

Senior Vice President, Vendor Relations

Washington, DC

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202-821-4363

Laura Norrell

Laura Norrell

Director, Vendor Relations

Washington, DC

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Lauren White

Lauren White

Vendor Relations Coordinator

Washington, DC

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Marketing & Communications

Rob Birgfeld

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

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Aleis Stokes

Senior Vice President, Communications

Washington, DC

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Jana Jurukovska

Vice President, Marketing/Creative Director

Washington, DC

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Thomas Warren

Vice President, Communications

Washington, DC

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Nicole Swann

Vice President, Communications

Washington, DC

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Mike DeVoll

Assistant Vice President, Marketing Strategy & Execution

Washington, DC

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Audrey Wright-Cipriano

Assistant Vice President, Marketing Strategy & Execution

Washington, DC

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Erika Brereton

Erika Brereton

Director, Marketing Project Management & Video Production

Washington, DC

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Michael Marriott

Michael Marriott

Director, Digital Marketing Strategy

Washington, DC

 

Bailey Yeager

Director, Marketing Strategy & Execution

Washington, DC

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Vanessa Hanson

Director, Digital and Social Engagement

Washington, DC

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Bob McDonald

Bob McDonald

Digital Marketing Specialist

Washington, DC

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Shawn Darnell

Shawn Darnell

Web Developer

Washington, DC

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Caitlin Billings

Content Marketing Specialist

Raleigh, NC

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Sam Friedberg

Communications Specialist

Washington, DC

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Education

Lindsay LaNore

Group Executive Vice President, Chief Learning & Experience Officer

Minnesota

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Shirley Ringhand

Senior Vice President, Certification, Seminars and the Bank Director Program

Minnesota

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Mandy Snyder

Mandy Snyder

Vice President, Online Training, Products, and Compliance

Minnesota

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Taunja Moe

Director, Product & Training Development

Minnesota

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Julie Woida

Julie Woida

Seminar & Certification Specialist

Minnesota

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Cindy Thelen

Cindy Thelen

Bank Director & Webinar Specialist

Minnesota

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Cathy Von Wahlde

Cathy Von Wahlde

Products & Online Training Specialist

Minnesota

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Lori Braegelmann

Lori Braegelmann

Online Training Specialist

Minnesota

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Laurel Worms

Laurel Worms

Universal Learning Specialist

Minnesota

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Nancy Olson

Nancy Olson

Administrative Assistant

Minnesota

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Operations/Administration

Meeting Planning & Convention

Jan Meyer

Executive Vice President, Sauk Centre Operations, Conventions and Meetings

Minnesota

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Jim Mastey

Senior Vice President, Conventions and Meetings

Minnesota

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Mark Traeger

Mark Traeger

Vice President, Conventions & Meetings

Minnesota

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Martina Dashner

Martina Dashner

Vice President, Meetings & Events

Washington, DC

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Julie Kulzer

Julie Kulzer

Director, Conferences and Meetings

Minnesota

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Information Technology

Prabhash Shrestha

Group Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Strategy Officer

Washington, DC

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Pam Wolbeck

Pam Wolbeck

Vice President, Infrastructure & Services

Minnesota

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Antonio Ho

Antonio Ho

Vice President, Database/Application Development and Services

Washington, DC

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Ryan Hadley

VP, Data Analytics & Research

Washington, DC

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Michelle Kurowski

Michelle Kurowski

Database and Software Developer

Minnesota

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Pat Seiferth

Pat Seiferth

Power Platform Developer

Washington, D.C.

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Hunter Weisenburg

Hunter Weisenburg

Cloud Administrator

Washington, DC

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Aisan Akesst

Aisan Akesst

Helpdesk and Junior Security Analyst

Washington, DC

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Human Resources

Valerie Utsey

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Washington, DC

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Humaira Mir

Humaira Mir

Vice President, Human Resources

Washington, DC

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Johanna Tesfay

Johanna Tesfay

Human Resources Manager

Washington, DC

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Junaid Maqsood

Human Resources Manager

Washington, DC

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Office & Administration

Alisa Parker

Alisa Parker

First Vice President, Administrative Services

Washington, DC

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Kianga Lee

Vice President, Administrative Operations

Washington, DC

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Finance

Alex Galeano

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Washington, DC

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Sherry Jean Larson

Sherry Jean Larson

Senior Vice President & Controller

Minnesota

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Linda Heinze

Linda Heinze

Vice President, Accounting

Minnesota

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Sarah Snyder

Sarah Snyder

Vice President, Tax & Financial Analysis

Minnesota

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Dale Kraemer

Dale Kraemer

Vice President, Finance and Accounting

Washington, DC

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Kristin Winter

Kristin Winter

Vice President, Accounting Services

Minnesota

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Innovation, Financial Technology & Services

Kevin Tweddle

Senior Executive Vice President Community Bank Solutions, ICBA Services Network

Washington, DC

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Charles E. Potts

Executive Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, Innovation and Vendor Relations

Washington, DC

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Kristina Morris

Director of Innovation

Georgia

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Tina Giorgio

ICBA Bancard President and CEO

Washington, DC

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Damon Moorer

President and CEO

TCM Bank N.A.

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James L. Reber

ICBA Securities President and CEO

ICBA Securities

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Stephen A. Ello

ICBA Reinsurance President and CEO

Washington, DC

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David Lenoir

President & CEO

CRA Partners

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