Joel Williquette

Senior Vice President, Operational Risk Policy

Washington, DC


Joel Williquette is senior vice president of operational risk policy for the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA). In this role, Williquette supports ICBA’s advocacy strategy and coordinates efforts related to cybersecurity, data security and operational risk with key stakeholders in the financial services sector.

Williquette’s extensive operational and risk management expertise spans more than 30 years, and includes senior roles at several financial institutions, including Capital Credit Union in Green Bay, Wis., where he served as vice president and chief information officer and Bank of Luxemburg, where he worked for eight years and was senior vice president of information technology.

Williquette represents ICBA as National Cyber Exercise Committee Co-chair for the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC) and serves on the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) Community Institution Council, which works to ensure business continuity within the financial services sector through coordinated information sharing. He is also active with the University of Wisconsin educational system as a member of the Information Technology Management (ITM) program Advisory Board.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in information technology management and a Master of Science in business management from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay.