Washington, D.C. (Oct. 28, 2020) — The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today announced that Alex Galeano has joined the organization as senior executive vice president and chief financial officer. In this role, Galeano will provide leadership to the association as a steward, strategist, and catalyst for the financial resources and activities of ICBA and its subsidiaries.
“We’re pleased to welcome Alex, a well-respected and recognized finance professional to ICBA’s executive management team,” ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey said. “His expertise and experience will serve ICBA well in helping to drive business initiatives, while further informing our financial goals and investment decisions for the continued growth and strong financial performance of our organization.”
Galeano’s extensive accounting and financial management experience spans nearly 25 years and includes executive management positions at several leading associations and for-profit entities. He most recently served as chief financial officer for ASIS International, a global membership organization for security management professionals. Prior to this, he served as vice president of finance and controller for the National Association of Broadcasters and as senior manager of accounting for AARP.
Galeano has a Bachelor of Science in accounting and a Master of Business Administration from Strayer University. He is a certified public accountant and is a certified association executive professional.
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 www.icba.org.