Lindsay Torrico serves as Senior Vice President of Bank Community Engagement for the American Bankers Association and Executive Director of the ABA Foundation. She is responsible for leading the foundation’s financial education and community development strategies and helping banks build thriving, resilient and equitable communities.
She is a purpose-driven, strategic, and creative visionary who has spent over 15 years in community development, grassroots mobilization, government relations, public affairs, and social impact. She recently served as a strategic advisor and consultant, helping organizations and companies authentically engage the communities they serve in co-creating community strategies and driving social change.
During her twelve-year tenure at United Way Worldwide, where she rose to the position of Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, she worked to galvanize, activate and mobilize local United Ways, corporate partners and caring citizens in advocating for underserved communities. She expanded the nonpartisan civic engagement and community empowerment efforts of the organization and spearheaded dozens of successful grassroots campaigns on education, workforce development, tax credits for working families, COVID recovery, and other critically important issues.
Previously, she served in social policy roles for Senator John F. Kerry (D-MA) and community outreach positions at City Year and the office of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Lindsay serves on the Board of Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy and the Convergence Center for Policy Resolution. She also is the Board Chair of Nonprofit VOTE, which is dedicated to helping nonprofits engage in nonpartisan civic engagement. Lindsay holds a B.A. in Government from the University of Virginia, and a Master’s in Public Policy with a concentration in Urban and Social Policy from the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA).