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Customers Bank Awards $10,000 Donation to Bucks County Community College Foundation


Wyomissing, PA (March 21, 2019) – Customers Bank, a leading super-community bank with operations in Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and New England, announced today that it awarded a $10,000 donation to the Bucks County Community College Foundation. The donation is part of the Bank’s commitment to support community and nonprofit organizations throughout Bucks County that provide important educational programs.

The Bucks County Community College Foundation is focused on advancing the college as a diverse academic environment that empowers individuals seeking university degrees with accessible and affordable opportunities to further their education and careers. The foundation, which was established in 1982, partners with local, regional and national supporters to increase awareness and raise funds for existing and new educational programs and initiatives.

"As a community bank and vital business member of the region, our focus goes beyond providing loans and financial services to businesses and individuals and includes supporting community and nonprofit organizations that strengthen the regions we serve," said Richard Ehst, President and Chief Operating Officer of Customers Bank. "Supporting important academic organizations like the Bucks County Community College Foundation helps to create opportunities for residents and strengthen the broader business community."

The funds will be used to support existing and new initiatives throughout the year. The donation was presented to the Foundation by Jonathan Klass, SVP and relationship manager for the Bank’s Bucks County Commercial Lending team.

"Donations from our supporters enable Bucks County Community College to continue to prepare students to meet the needs of businesses in the region and around the world," said Andrew States, Coordinator Foundation and College Events of Bucks County Community College. "Through the support of our partners, we are able to provide accessible educational opportunities and the personal connections that help students achieve success at the college and in their careers."

About Bucks County Community College Foundation

The Bucks County Community College Foundation was established in 1982 as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational trust to provide expanded resources for the college’s growth and development. Foundation funds support instructional resources, campus facilities, scholarships and awards, cultural activities and special college projects. To learn more, visit www.bucks.edu/foundation, call 215-968-8224 or email [email protected].

About Customers Bank

Customers Bank is a super-community bank with $9.8 billion in assets as of December 31, 2018, offering commercial and consumer banking services along the I-95 corridor from Washington, DC to Boston; and in Chicago. Commercial products include cash management; commercial and industrial loans; small business loans; SBA government-guaranteed loans; commercial and multi-family real estate loans; and financing for leasing businesses and residential developers.

Customers Bank provides consumer banking services including savings, checking, and money market accounts; certificates of deposit; residential mortgages; and consumer loans. Additional consumer products are marketed by BankMobile, BankMobile Vibe, and Ascent.

Customers Bank is a member of the Federal Reserve System with deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Customers Bank is an equal opportunity lender. Customers Bank takes pride in delivering extremely high levels of customer service while charging comparatively very low fees; service that makes our clients say, "Wow."

Commercial clients enjoy Single Point of Contact service with one team to handle all banking needs. Some retail bank clients are afforded Concierge Banking® Services that brings banking to them, when and where they need it. Customers Bank is a subsidiary of Customers Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company with its headquarters located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. The voting common shares of Customers Bancorp, Inc. are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CUBI.