ICBA Bancard has ankled Chrystina Giorgio as president and CEO. She was appointed by unanimous decision of ICBA Bancard’s board of directors and succeeds Linda Echard, who served for 30 years as president and CEO and retired in June.
Giorgio brings more than 25 years of payment systems experience, including more than 19 years at Sandy Spring Bank in Maryland, most recently as senior vice president, deposit operations and digital delivery. During her tenure at the bank, Giorgio held leadership roles in vendor management, marketing, and client services. She has also served on several boards and committees with the Federal Reserve, NACHA and other industry organizations.
Giorgio holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Maryland University College. In addition, she is a graduate of BAI’s Operations and Technology Management for Banking and Financial Services program at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.
ICBA Bancard is the wholly owned payment services subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America. ICBA Bancard provides community banks with equitable access to cutting edge credit card options, debit card options, ATM and merchant processing solutions as well as exclusive services including the Fraud Loss Protection Plan, portfolio consultations and portfolio analytical tools.
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