Washington, D.C. (May 9, 2023) — 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 congratulates these exceptional professionals for their well-deserved promotions in recognition of their time, talent and unwavering commitment that speaks to the core of ICBA’s mission to create and promote an environment where community banks flourish,” ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey said. “We look forward to leveraging their considerable expertise in their respective disciplines as we strive to bring our members the best in advocacy, education and innovation to address their unique business model so they can continue to focus on what they do best — serving the needs of their customers and communities.”
Lindsay LaNore was named senior executive vice president, chief learning and experience officer. In this role, LaNore oversees all of ICBA’s acclaimed educational offerings and events, which serve more than 120,000 community bankers across the country each year, providing ICBA members with premier and industry specific-bank education, professional development and opportunities to network and grow.
As part of ICBA’s government relations team, Jenna Burke was promoted to executive vice president, general counsel, government relations and public policy. As general counsel for all government relations matters, Burke will ensure the community bank voice is fully represented, while continuing to advocate on a number of policy issues, including safety and soundness, corporate governance, deposit insurance, regulatory structure, accounting and taxes, and capital requirements.
As part of ICBA’s Strategic Solutions department, Kristina Morris was named vice president of strategic solutions. In this role, Morris works with the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator cohort, leading portfolio management activities and program development to support ICBA’s overall innovation strategy.
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 employ nearly 700,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in three U.S. counties. Holding $5.8 trillion in assets, $4.8 trillion in deposits, and $3.8 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.