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ICBA Welcomes Amy Forester Roberti as Vice President, Congressional Relations

Feb 23, 2017


Washington, D.C. (Feb. 23, 2017)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) announced today that Amy Forester Roberti has joined the association as vice president, congressional relations. Roberti will help advocate ICBA’s pro-growth regulatory relief agenda for community banks as outlined in its 2017 Plan for Prosperity platform.

“As a member of ICBA’s congressional relations team, Amy will help advance ICBA’s policy positions with key legislative and regulatory policymakers,” said Paul Merski, ICBA’s group executive vice president for congressional relations and strategy. “Amy’s experience in the financial services sector, along with her past success in advocating for her clients on Capitol Hill, will greatly benefit ICBA and community banks across the nation.”

Roberti’s lobbying experience on behalf of the financial services industry includes 10 years at Liberty Mutual Group, where she helped the Fortune 100 company develop and formulate its policy advocacy strategy. She most recently served as vice president of industry affairs at the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers, where she represented the council and its members before federal agencies and Congress.

Roberti holds a Master of Business Administration from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science in marketing, with a minor in political science, from Penn State University. 

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