A former staffer for U.S. Sen. John McCain will take over as the new president and chief executive officer for the Arizona Bankers Association.
Paul Hickman will serve as the association’s main federal lobbyist and media spokesman.
He directed policy for McCain’s re-election campaign and acted as the senator’s state director.
He was the deputy policy director for McCain’s presidential campaign in 2000 and a member of his legislative staff in Washington.
Hickman is filling a position vacated during the summer by Tanya Wheeless.