Washington, D.C. (March 24, 2017)—ICBA Bancard®, the payments-services subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), today announced Joe Buse’s hiring as vice president, client relationship manager.
“Joe is a respected payments veteran with a proven track record of assisting community banks with obtaining the right payment solutions to meet their needs,” ICBA Bancard President and CEO Tina Giorgio said. “His insights and expertise will be invaluable in helping community banks assess their payments solutions and identify areas for growth that are in line with their short- and long-term strategic payment goals.”
Buse brings more than 25 years of experience in the payments industry, having worked in various sales and management roles for Midwest Payment Systems, Chase Merchant Services and First Data Corp., where he served a key role in increasing annual sales and growth. He most recently served as regional vice president of sales for Cachet Financial Solutions, a company that ICBA Bancard announced a partnership with last week.
Buse holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Marquette University in Milwaukee and a Master of Business Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati.
About ICBA Bancard
ICBA Bancard® is the wholly owned payment services subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America. ICBA Bancard's community bank issuers generated $22 billion in sales volume in 2015 and are ranked collectively as the 25th largest credit card portfolio in the United States. ICBA Bancard enables thousands of community banks to provide competitive credit card, debit card, ATM and merchant processing solution. The company also provides exclusive services to issuers including its Fraud Loss Protection Plan, marketing support, and product education. For more information, visit www.icbabancard.org.
The Independent Community Bankers of America®, the nation’s voice for more than 5,800 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services. For more information, visit ICBA’s website at www.icba.org.