Region’s largest community bank names three local leaders to Board
PERKASIE, Pa. (April 2023) – Penn Community Bank, the largest mutual bank in eastern Pennsylvania, is proud to welcome Becky Bradley, AICP, Ram Mohan, and Robert W. Pritchard, JD, CPA to its board of directors.
“We are pleased to welcome Becky, Ram, and Rob to Penn Community Bank’s board,” said Bill Larkin, Chair of the Penn Community Bank Board of Directors. “Each brings a wealth of professional and community experience and will immediately make a positive impact as we work to ensure Penn Community Bank remains the leading independent, mutual bank in the region.”
“At Penn Community Bank, we’re committed to our long-term mission of serving as a catalyst for growth in communities across the region,” said Jeane M. Vidoni, Penn Community Bank President and CEO. “Becky, Ram, and Rob share our core values and will provide important new strategic voices to the conversation of how we expand the reach and impact of Penn Community Bank’s service to individuals, families, businesses, and entire communities throughout our markets.”
- Becky Bradley, AICP is the Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and oversees all aspects of regional planning in Lehigh and Northampton counties. In addition to serving on Penn Community Bank’s Board of Directors, she is personally and professionally involved throughout the area. Becky has been appointed to several state and regional boards, including Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Delaware River Basin Regional Water Resources Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Transportation Revenue Options Commission, AARP – Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley Community Foundation, Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and more. She is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Planning Association, National Association of Regional Councils, and Urban Land Institute. Becky is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University (B.S., Historic Preservation) and University of Pennsylvania (M.S., City Planning), and is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners.
- Ram Mohan is the Chief Strategy Officer of Identity Digital, the second largest internet domain name company in the world. In addition to serving on the Penn Community Bank Board of Directors, he serves as an advisor to several startup firms and entrepreneurs, and previously served on the board of ICANN. Recognized for his works, Ram was a recipient of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s ‘40 Under 40’ Award, named among InfoWorld’s ‘Top 100 Technology Leaders,’ a CIO 100 honoree, and a Guinness Book of World Records holder (2018). He holds degrees from Bharathidasan University (M.B.A., Entrepreneurship/Finance) and Drexel University (M.S., Computer Science), as well as certificates from Harvard Business School (Business Management/Negotiation) and Harvard Business School Executive Education (Risk Management/Compliance/Audit).
- Robert W. Pritchard, JD, CPA is Shareholder and President of PBGW, a leading business accounting and consulting firm located in Montgomery County. He is both a licensed certified public accountant and attorney in Pennsylvania, as well as a licensed attorney in New Jersey and other states. In addition to serving on Penn Community Bank’s Board of Directors, Rob is the immediate past board chair and current board vice chair of Grand View Hospital. He also currently serves as chair of Golden Krust Franchising, Inc. and as vice chair of Golden Krust Bakery, Inc. Rob is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is a graduate of Washington & Lee University (B.S., Business Administration/Accounting) and completed his post-graduate studies at Washington & Lee School of Law.
About Penn Community Bank: Penn Community Bank holds more than $2.6 billion in assets, employs more than 300 people, and offers banking and lending services at 20+ bank branches and three administrative centers throughout southeastern 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. In support of this mission, Penn Community Bank’s charitable arm, the Penn Community Bank Foundation, contributes 5% of the institution’s net income each year to area nonprofits and community groups making a difference in the region.