Stephen A. Ello

ICBA Reinsurance President and CEO

Washington, DC


Stephen Ello is president and CEO of ICBA Reinsurance Company, Ltd., ICBA’s credit, life and disability insurance services corporation. He has served in various senior management roles for ICBA and the ICBA Services Network® for the past 30 years. Before assuming his current position, Ello was director of services for the ICBA Services Network where he developed numerous innovative programs and services for the association and ICBA members nationwide.

Prior to joining ICBA, Ello was senior planning analyst for Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) in Mountain View, California. He also represented the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in its government relations department.

Ello is co-author of a paper presented at the ASAE annual meeting, entitled, “The Best of Both Worlds: Adding a For-Profit Subsidiary to your Nonprofit Association.” He is a sought-after speaker for ASAE and the ASAE Center for Association Leadership and is a past chair of the ASAE Business Services Board of Directors (ABSI) and the ASAE Insurance Company (AIC). He has also served on the ASAE Board of Directors.

A certified association executive (CAE), Ello earned a BA in history and English from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and studied at St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD.