Aaron Iovine, Esq. is the Head of Policy and Regulatory Affairs at Cross River. In his current role, he spearheads the Bank’s thought leadership efforts and manages the legislative, regulatory and public policy portfolio. Aaron’s areas of focus include fintech partnerships, digital assets and legacy banking issues. Prior to joining Cross River, Aaron worked at White & Case in the firm’s Financial Institution Advisory Practice and through law school spent time at some of the country’s largest financial services trade associations including The Clearing House and SIFMA. Aaron serves on the New York City and New York State Bar Associations’ Banking Law Committees and is the Vice-Chair for the Retail Banking Subcommittee to the American Bar Association. He also serves as an Advisory Board Member to the Seton Hall University, Stillman School of Business, Transformative Leadership in Disruptive Times Certificate Program.