Diane Brown will lead 11-member board that oversees Upper Bucks County developmental preschool
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (October 2018) – Penn Community Bank, the area’s leading independent, mutual financial organization, is proud to announce that Chief Administrative Officer Diane Brown has been elected to serve as president of the board of directors of the Children’s Developmental Program, in Upper Bucks County.
Brown was elected president of the board at its annual meeting on Sept. 27, after serving as interim president since February. She has served on the board since 2013.
Located in Richland Township, just south of Quakertown, Children’s Developmental Program offers integrated preschool education to more than 100 children, some with special needs and some of typical development. Support services are provided in conjunction with the Bucks County Intermediate Unit and the Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts program.
As Chief Administrative Officer of Penn Community Bank, Brown ensures that the bank’s retail deposit and lending operations are aligned with its mission and vision, overseeing branch operations and retail products and services. She also oversees compliance, facilities, information technology, loan origination and project management.
With more than 30 years of experience in banking, Brown has served as vice chair for the Bank Operations and Payments Committee of the Independent Community Bankers of America. She holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Temple University, is an Accredited ACH Professional, and completed the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s Executive Leadership Program and the School of Commercial Lending. In addition to her service to Children’s Developmental Program, she also serves on the advisory board for Wellspring Clubhouse. She lives in East Rockhill Township.
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 25 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.