Kari Mitchum is vice president, payments policy for the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). In this role, she advocates payments and bank technology policy issues before financial regulatory agencies, private-sector organizations, and Congress on behalf of the nation’s community banks.
Mitchum has more than 25 years of financial service experience, including nearly 10 years at ICBA. Over the course of her career, she has also worked for a payments network, a national banking association, and a $160 billion-asset financial institution where she held senior roles in product strategy, and payments solutions.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Va., and a Master of Business Technology from Marymount University in Arlington, Va.