Washington, D.C. (May 24, 2022) — The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today announced the hire of Joey Arnone as director of product strategy for vendor relations. In this new role he will analyze key bank performance indicators to identify relevant products and services that address the evolving financial services needs of community bank customers.

“Joey is a welcome addition to ICBA as his experience aligns well with the vendor relations team’s efforts to seek out innovative and relevant solutions that solve for community bank business challenges while paving the way for more opportunities,” said Adam Mahone, senior vice president of vendor relations. “We plan to leverage his talents as we evaluate vendor offerings that best serve the needs of our members.”

Throughout his career, Arnone has held positions focused on strategic initiatives including acquisitions, divestures, and products, among other areas that impact community banks. He most recently served as senior vice president and card manager for National Bank Holdings.

Arnone has a Bachelor of Science degree in finance, from Columbia College in Columbia, Mo.

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.