Local, independent mutual financial organization promotes from within
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (June 2018) – Penn Community Bank, Bucks County’s leading independent, mutual financial organization, is pleased to announce that six team members have been promoted to new positions throughout the organization.
Team members being promoted include Jeanne Mazurek, of Quakertown; Steven Westgate, of Perkasie; Donna Bender, of East Greenville; Melissa Perrine, of Sellersville; Christine Jefferson, of Perkasie; and Sara Max, of Perkasie. Jefferson and Max now are first-level officers of the bank, denoting a higher degree of responsibility and accountability. Bender and Perrine now hold the title of assistant vice president, while Mazurek and Westgate now are vice presidents.
“Our team members are our greatest asset, so attracting, developing, and retaining high performing individuals is crucial to our success,” said President and CEO Jeane M. Vidoni. “Offering meaningful career paths and the opportunity for advancement is vitally important to us here at Penn Community Bank, and we congratulate all of these team members on their hard-earned promotions.”
• Mazurek has been promoted to Vice President, Trust Relationship/Operations Manager. She has assisted customers with their trust products since 2000 and continued to hone her skills through Trust School and working with PIA’s Senior Management Team. She is responsible for the delivery of trust products and services and for operational and account administrative functions for Penn Investment Advisors Trust Services Department.
• As Vice-President, Information Technology Manager, Westgate oversees technical systems operations and the technical operations team, and ensures the proper operation and maintenance of critical infrastructure and network systems. He first joined the Penn Community Bank team in 2006.
• As Assistant Vice President, Central Documentation Manager, Bender oversees the daily activities of the documentation unit, along with planning, directing, and coordinating the unit in support of the bank’s strategic growth goals. She has 25 years of experience in the banking industry.
• Perrine has been promoted to the role of Assistant Vice President, HR Business Partner. She holds a degree in finance and human resources from DeSales University and has been in the HR Business Partner position since 2009. She administers the payroll and benefits programs and systems.
• Jefferson has been Senior Training Specialist of the bank since 2014 and now will have additional responsibilities as a Bank Officer. She will continue to enhance the competencies of individual employees by designing and conducting training programs that boost employees’ workplace performance.
• Max will fill the role of BSA/AML Risk Manager, and now holds the title of Bank Officer. She has been working at Penn Community Bank for 10 years; she began as a customer service representative and served for two years as BSA/AML Compliance Manager.
About Penn Community: Penn Community Bank holds more than $2 billion in assets, employs more than 300 people, and offers banking, lending, insurance and investments at 24 bank branches and two 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.