Community and Business Leaders Named to Board of Penn Community Bank

Robert L. Byers, Ross Choate, Cheri Freeh, and Krista Pool Harper have been re-installed to board of Bucks County’s leading mutual financial institution.

Doylestown, PA, May 06, 2016 --( Four community and business leaders have been re-installed to serve on the board of directors of Penn Community Bank, Bucks County’s leading mutual financial organization.

The newly installed directors are: Robert L. Byers, President of Byers’ Choice Ltd., Ross Choate, COO of John Kennedy Dealerships, Cheri Freeh, Principal in the accounting firm of Hutchinson, Gillahan & Freeh, and attorney Krista Pool Harper, Esq, of Harper Business Law, P.C.

Previously members of the boards of First Federal of Bucks County and First Savings Bank of Perkasie, the four were confirmed at a meeting on March 8 for three-year terms ending in 2019. Penn Community Bank President and CEO Jeane M. Coyle also was appointed to the bank’s board of directors for a one-year term ending in 2017.

“Penn Community Bank aims to be the local bank of choice for residents and businesses of Bucks County and the surrounding areas,” said Byers, who again will serve as the board’s chairman. “We want to be the first bank that comes to mind for those who prefer to do business with a financial institution that values people as much as it does profits.”

Byers, Choate, Freeh and Harper join fellow board members William P. Larkin, Jr., E. Richard Aichele III, Peter H. Augenblick, Walter H. Cressman, W. Thomas Lomax, Jeffrey A. Naugle, Frederick E. Schea, Bruce Weed and Mark Worthington.

Formed in 2015 by the unification of First Federal of Bucks County and First Savings Bank of Perkasie, Penn Community Bank is Bucks County’s leading mutual financial organization. With more than $1.8 billion in assets, it offers expert financial advice and a complete range of banking, insurance and investment products and services to meet the needs of individuals, families and businesses throughout their lifetimes.

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About Penn Community Bank: A Pennsylvania chartered stock savings bank, Penn Community Bank was created in 2015 by the unification of long-standing community banks First Federal of Bucks County and First Savings Bank of Perkasie. It holds more than $1.8 billion in assets and employs more than 300 people at 22 bank branches and two administrative centers throughout Bucks County. Penn Community Bank offers expert financial advice on banking, insurance and investments, delivered by friendly people through convenient services. Penn Community Bank’s mission is to help businesses grow and prosper, support individuals and families throughout their lifetimes, strengthen the local economy, and partner with local organizations to act as a catalyst for positive growth in every market it serves.
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