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ABA: The American Bankers Association

James Edrington

Chief Member Engagement Officer

As the head of ABA’s Office of Member Engagement, Jim Edrington oversees the association’s community bank, endorsed solutions, membership and professional development groups. Together, these groups offer a wide range of programs, training-related products and services designed to inform, educate and develop bankers in all stages of their career lifecycle.

During his tenure with ABA, Jim has also managed ABA’s relationship selling team, with responsibility for growing ABA’s portfolio of training and development solutions, through matching banker needs with appropriate ABA resources.

Prior to joining ABA in 2004, Jim spent 13 years at CheckFree Corporation in a direct selling role and as vice president of sales for CheckFree’s global financial e-commerce division. Prior to CheckFree, Jim was with Provident Bank of Maryland for nine years and served in various retail and marketing management roles.