Penn Community Bank President & CEO recognized by leading financial services media organization
NEW YORK CITY (September 2023) – Penn Community Bank is proud to announce president and CEO Jeane M. Vidoni has been named one of the Most Powerful Women to WatchTM by American Banker.
Now in its 21st year, American Banker’s The Most Powerful Women initiative recognizes individuals and teams for demonstrating exceptional leadership skills, strong business performance and a commitment to driving real outcomes for diversity, equity and inclusion in financial services.
“These women represent so much more than world-class business acumen and inspirational leadership skills,” says Chana Schoenberger, Editor-in-Chief at American Banker. “They symbolize the perseverance it takes to create meaningful change, the commitment needed to build stronger communities, and the creativity that’s essential to drive the industry into a new age.”
“I am honored to be recognized by American Banker alongside some of the most influential and transformative leaders in the financial services industry,” said Vidoni. “Whether in individual neighborhoods across the country or at the highest levels of global finance, women are making a powerful impact in the financial lives of millions. I’m proud to play a part in carrying out Penn Community Bank’s values-driven mission and make help grow thriving communities.”
This year’s honorees will be recognized at The Most Powerful Women in Banking Gala, held at the Glasshouse in New York City in early October. The gala is part of a week-long celebration which includes The Most Powerful Women in Banking Conference.
As president and CEO of Penn Community Bank – the largest independent, mutual bank in eastern Pennsylvania – Vidoni leads and inspires its dynamic team of more than 300 employees to fulfill the bank’s mission to act as a catalyst for growth in every community it serves. For her effort, she has been recognized by media outlets, industry groups, and nonprofit organizations.
Over the course of more than 35 years in banking, Jeane has served in various roles at financial institutions of all sizes throughout the Philadelphia region, gaining insight into the workings of community, regional and corporate banks. As an active leader in the Pennsylvania business and financial community, she donates her time and leadership talents to several industry groups – most recently being appointed by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to serve as president of the Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC) where she provides her insight on banking and lending conditions that affect the economy. In addition, Jeane serves as Pennsylvania Member Director on the board of directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of Pittsburgh, which supports homeownership programs throughout Delaware, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
A believer in serving others, Jeane is a member of the Bucks County Workforce and Economic Development Board, past president of the board of directors of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, and member of the advisory council of Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County.
A graduate of Muhlenberg College, Jeane holds an MBA from Saint Joseph’s University. She lives in Doylestown, PA.
About American Banker: American Banker empowers banking professionals with unique analysis and insight into the ideas transforming their business and industry. Across its journalism, events, research and benchmarking, it helps drive the way forward through the complexity of business innovation, retail and commercial disruption, technology, regulation, and reform. With a banking community 850K strong, American Banker’s transformative content connects leaders online, in person and in print every day.
About Penn Community Bank: Penn Community Bank holds more than $2.6 billion in assets, employs more than 300 people, and offers banking, lending and investments at 20+ bank branches and administrative centers throughout Bucks and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania. As an independent, mutual financial institution, Penn Community Bank is not publicly traded and operates with its long-term mission in mind: to help businesses grow and prosper, to provide financial resources to individuals and families throughout their lifetimes, to strengthen the local economy, and to partner with local organizations to act as a catalyst for positive growth in every market it serves.