Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (“Univest”) will change its name to Univest Financial Corporation, effective Jan. 1.
Univest Financial Corporation will remain the parent company of Univest Bank and Trust Co. and will continue to trade as UVSP.
“This is a strategic move for our franchise as we continue to evolve the business and add to our 142-year history,” said Jeff Schweitzer, president and chief executive officer of Univest.
“As we have grown over the years, so have the markets we serve as well as the solutions we provide our customers. Today, with our banking, insurance, investment and equipment financing subsidiaries doing business in multiple states, it is time to align our parent company name to reflect our expanding market and emphasize our focus on delivering comprehensive financial solutions.”
Univest is headquartered in Souderton, Montgomery County and has approximately 850 employees. Its subsidiaries, which include Univest Bank and Trust Co., Univest Insurance, Inc., Univest Investments, Inc.,
Univest Capital, Inc. and Girard Partners, Ltd., serve customers through a network of 50 offices in Pennsylvania, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia.