Rhonda Thomas-Whitley

Vice President, Regulatory Counsel

Washington, D.C.


Rhonda Thomas-Whitley is vice president and regulatory counsel for the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) where she promotes ICBA positions before policymakers and advises ICBA community bankers on regulatory and industry changes. Her areas of responsibility include consumer regulation and compliance and payments law.

Prior to joining ICBA, Thomas-Whitley was a compliance consultant and manager for Fidelity Integrated Solutions. She also served as assistant director and counsel at the Credit Union National Association and assistant vice president of compliance at Riggs Bank.

Thomas-Whitley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from California State University and her Juris Doctorate from the University of the District of Columbia Law School.