ICBA Announces Staff Promotions

Jan. 06, 2022

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Washington, D.C. (Jan. 6, 2022) — The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today announced several staff promotions in recognition of their efforts to support the nation’s community banks.

“ICBA commends these outstanding professionals for their unwavering commitment and significant contributions in service to our industry and congratulate them on their well-deserved promotions,” ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey said. “We look forward to applying their various talents in their respective disciplines in the new year as we further ICBA’s mission to create and promote an environment where community banks flourish.”

In ICBA’s Innovation and Vendor Relations department, Charles Potts was named executive vice president and chief innovation officer. In this role, he directs ICBA’s innovation, vendor relations and financial technology strategies to develop impactful, value-added solutions to help ICBA members create memorable customer experiences.

Adam Mahone was named senior vice president of vendor relations and leads ICBA’s Preferred Service Provider and Corporate Membership programs, identifying solutions tailored to the unique needs of community banks.

Shirley Ringhand was named senior vice president of certification, seminars and the bank director program and Mandy Snyder was promoted to vice president of online training, products and compliance. Both Ringhand and Snyder support ICBA’s educational platform, Community Banker University, which provides community bankers with premier and industry specific-bank education for professional development.

As part of ICBA’s government relations team, Tim Roy was promoted to assistant vice president of housing finance policy. He will continue advocating on behalf of the nation’s community banks to ensure their voice is represented throughout the policy making process. Roy specializes in regulatory and legislative issues related to housing finance, Federal Home Loan Banks, Federal Housing Finance Agency, and mortgage rulemakings from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Audrey Wright-Cipriano, was named assistant vice president, marketing strategy and execution. In this role she helps build and deliver bold, thoughtful, and measurement-driven marketing campaigns. Over the course of her tenure at ICBA, Wright-Cipriano has led marketing efforts for many of ICBA’s subsidiaries and departments, and today works primarily with ICBA’s Community Banker University. 

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 roughly 99 percent of all banks, employ nearly 700,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in three U.S. counties. Holding nearly $5.9 trillion in assets, over $4.9 trillion in deposits, and more than $3.5 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.