Christine Ahern Joins ICBA Bancard as Vice President, Relationship Manager

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Washington, D.C. (August 17, 2021) — ICBA Bancard, the payments services subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), announced today the hire of Christine Ahern as vice president, relationship manager. In her new role, Chrissy will manage and support ICBA Bancard clients by providing account management and consultative services.

“As we continue to deliver flexible, innovative payments and digital commerce solutions for America’s community banks, ICBA Bancard is pleased to announce the addition of Christine Ahern to our team,” ICBA Bancard Executive Vice President of Product and Relationship Management Julie Hanson said. “Chrissy's experience in both banking and fintech engagement, along with her knowledge of the industry, will enhance our efforts to support community bank’s payments initiatives and product offerings.”

Born and raised in Utah, Chrissy has spent her career in banking and fintech with in-depth experience in card services and payments. In her most recent role, she was project coordinator at FIS for the ICBA Bancard team. During her 16 years at FIS, Chrissy served in a variety of roles including as a client relations analyst, product support and training manager, business analyst, and account manager.

Chrissy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration from Weber State University.

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 nearly $32 billion in sales volume in 2020 and are ranked collectively as the 24th largest credit card portfolio and 10th largest debit portfolio in the United States. ICBA Bancard enables thousands of community banks to provide competitive credit card, debit card, and payment processing solutions. The company also provides exclusive services to issuers including its Fraud Loss Protection Plan, marketing support, and product education. For more information, visit