Nasreen Quibria Joins ICBA as Vice President, Emerging Payments and Technology Policy

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 15, 2020) — The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today announced the hire of Nasreen Quibria as vice president of emerging payments and technology policy. She will advocate ICBA’s payments and bank technology policy issues before financial regulatory agencies, private-sector organizations and Congress.

Nasreen Quibria“We’re pleased to welcome Nasreen to the government relations team as we expand our payments expertise to support community bank innovation in a rapidly changing environment,” ICBA Senior Executive Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy Karen Thomas said. “Nasreen’s vast experience, which includes work in emerging technologies and infrastructure modernization, makes her ideally suited to helping our members assess their payments strategy and capitalize on market opportunities.”

For the past five years Quibria ran an independent payments research and consultancy in Boston, Mass., and served as a senior advisor in innovation and technology to Nacha, leading API standardization efforts for the U.S. financial industry.

She was also a former industry analyst and an executive consultant with prominent firms including CGI and Aberdeen Group, and has held key roles in the Association for Financial Professionals and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's Emerging Payments Research Group.

Quibria holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Wellesley College and a Master of Business Administration in finance and strategy from Boston College.

About ICBA

The Independent Community Bankers of America creates and promotes an environment where community banks flourish. ICBA 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.

With nearly 50,000 locations nationwide, community banks constitute 99 percent of all banks, employ more than 700,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in three U.S. counties. Holding more than $5 trillion in assets, over $4.4 trillion in deposits, and more than $3.4 trillion in loans to consumers, small businesses and the agricultural community, community banks channel local deposits into the Main Streets and neighborhoods they serve, spurring job creation, fostering innovation and fueling their customers’ dreams in communities throughout America. For more information, visit ICBA’s website at

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