Vice President, Regulatory Counsel
Rhonda Thomas-Whitley is vice president and regulatory counsel for the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) where she promotes ICBA positions before policymakers and advises ICBA community bankers on regulatory and industry matters. Her areas of responsibility include Anti-Money Laundering/Bank Secrecy Act, regulations pertaining to consumer financial protections, payments, data aggregation, cannabis banking, and general compliance.
Prior to joining ICBA, Thomas-Whitley was a compliance consultant and manager for Fidelity Integrated Solutions. She also served as assistant director and counsel at the Credit Union National Association and assistant vice president of compliance at Riggs Bank.
Thomas-Whitley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from California State University and her Juris Doctorate from the University of the District of Columbia Law School.