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Perkasie bank CEO honored at Women in Banking Conference


In celebration of the diversity and strength of Pennsylvania’s banking industry, the Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PA Bankers) honored four professionals with the Women in Banking Recognition of Excellence Program awards March 4, at the sixth annual Women in Banking Conference at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center.

The event was attended by more than 350 banking and financial services professionals.

The association received 33 nominations for its Women in Banking Recognition of Excellence program.

The Patricia A. Husic Woman of Influence Award was given to Jeane M. Vidoni, president & CEO, Penn Community Bank, Perkasie.

Vidoni is celebrated for demonstrating courage, ethics and values in her professional leadership, the association said. She is enthusiastic in furthering the industry, her institution, and the communities in which she lives and works, it added.

The Champion for Women Award (Affiliate Member) was given to Linda Anderson, owner and brand strategist, Anderson Group, Sinking Spring.

The Champion for Women Award was given to Genevieve Oduor, vice president and business development officer, and community banking manager, S&T Bank, Pittsburgh.

The Tomorrow’s Promise Award was given to Kelly M. Carter, senior vice president, comptroller, The Gratz Bank, Gratz.

“The PA Bankers’ Women in Banking initiative is an important testament to the power and commitment to excellence of women in the banking industry and provides invaluable opportunities for networking and professional development,” said Angie Sargent, senior executive vice president and chief information officer at Fulton Financial Corporation, and the association’s Women in Banking Advisory Committee chair.

“The women we recognize today are leaders who invigorate their communities through mentoring and volunteering, and we are proud that each of them promotes and inspires other women to excel in the workplace.”

“I salute each of our honorees and all the members of the association who nurture and support their success. Through the Women in Banking initiative and this Recognition of Excellence Program, we build a stronger banking industry, highlight the dynamic diversity of talent at our banks and financial services institutions, and create vitality in Pennsylvania’s communities,” added Duncan Campbell, PA Bankers president & CEO.

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