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Recent Promotions and Hires

40 Under 40 Group

Andrea Dragonette and Adam Krick

VP, Fair and Responsible Banking Officer, VP, Operational Risk Manager

Congratulations to Customers Bank's Andrea Dragonette and Adam Krick for being recognized as part of the Reading Eagle’s 40 under 40!

Both Andrea and Adam share a strong commitment to the success of Customers Bank and serve as positive role models in the workplace. We are proud to honor their achievements and appreciate the outstanding contributions they make to Customers Bank!

Richard A. (Dick) Ehst

Richard A. (Dick) Ehst

President & COO of Customers Bank

Congratulations to Richard A. (Dick) Ehst, President & COO of Customers Bank, and his fellow Veterans of Influence. They served their country with honor and are now making a difference in the Greater Philadelphia Business Community.

Dick served as an enlisted US Marine on active duty from 1966 to 1968 and with the US Marine Reserves from 1968 to 1972. Through his 50 years as a banker, Dick has been a driving force in the communities served by the financial institutions for which he worked. Dick’s passion for his nation and his community didn’t end when he took off the uniform. He’s demonstrated patriotism and a commitment to service throughout his life.

We are proud to have him as a “commanding officer” of our team. Semper Fi.

Ron Hobson

Ron Hobson

Senior Vice President and Client Manager, Private & Commercial Banking, D.C.

Hobson is responsible for delivering Customers Bank’s solutions and expertise to government contracting, not-for-profit, and other organizations in the D.C. metropolitan market. Hobson is a veteran banker with more than 30 years of commercial banking experience in these sectors.

Carla Leibold

Carla Leibold

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Customers Bank

Leibold joined Customers in 2013 as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller. Earlier in 2018, Leibold was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller. Prior to joining Customers, Leibold served as the principal accounting officer for Farmer Mac where she was the Vice President and Controller from 2010-2013. She also served as the Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting of Farmer Mac from 2007-2010. Leibold started her career in public accounting and held various roles of increasing leadership responsibility at Sallie Mae and Freddie Mac before joining Farmer Mac. A native of Slatington, Pennsylvania, Leibold holds a B.S. in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University. She is an actively licensed Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She and her husband are residents of Blandon, Berks County.

Justin M. Mann

Justin M. Mann

Treasurer

Justin leads the Bank’s Treasury functions, including investment portfolio management, liquidity risk management and funding, and market risk management. He also oversees the Bank’s capital stress testing efforts and leads the development of additional data analytics to support the Treasury and Corporate Planning functions.

Tim Romig

Tim Romig

Executive Vice President, Managing Director & Market President - Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Romig has been in commercial banking for nearly 35 years. He serves as Executive Vice President, Managing Director & Market President - Pennsylvania and New Jersey for Customers Bank. In this role, he oversees all Banking in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and also has responsibility for the bank-wide Small Business Administration (SBA) program. He originally joined Customers Bank in 2010 as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer for the Berks County Region.

He also works directly with the CEO and COO as well as other bank leaders to drive the planning and implementation of Customers Bank’s short- and term-term strategies, while overseeing daily operations across the Bank’s geographic footprint.

Jay Sidhu

Jay Sidhu

Customers Bank Chairman and CEO

Customers Bank Chairman and CEO, Jay Sidhu, has been named to Philadelphia Business Journal's 2018 Power 100 list!

Jay is an innovator who is never content with the status quo. Throughout his career, he's pushed boundaries and approached every challenge as an opportunity, rather than an obstacle. He inspires all Customers Bank team members to go above and beyond to deliver positive banking experiences that have our customers saying 'Wow!".

Congratulations to Jay on this well-deserved honor!

Jeffrey Skumin

Jeffrey Skumin

Chief Accounting Officer and Controller

Jeffrey Skumin joined Customers Bank in 2017 as Vice President, Assistant Controller – Accounting Policy and Financial Reporting and was recently appointed to serve as the Bank’s Chief Accounting Officer. He was promoted earlier this year to Senior Vice President and Accounting Policy and SEC Reporting Director.

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