Penn Community Bank president/CEO recognized for ‘notable success in the community,’ ‘leading the way for other women’
PERKASIE, Pa. (March 2021) – Penn Community Bank, the largest mutual bank headquartered in eastern Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that president and CEO Jeane M. Vidoni has been named a 2021 Women of Influence – Circle of Excellence honoree by Lehigh Valley Business. The Circle of Excellence award recognizes women of longstanding, notable success in the community who are leading the way for other women.
“I am honored to be recognized by one of the area’s leading business publications,” said Vidoni. “I truly believe in the power of community banking to help businesses and families thrive. Every day I’m proud to lead a dynamic, dedicated team focused on fulfilling Penn Community Bank’s long-term mission to act as a catalyst for growth in every community we serve.
“The 2021 Women of Influence honorees are extremely accomplished. They are innovators, creators and mentors who inspire others with service to their professions and to their communities,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, group publisher of Lehigh Valley Business. “They mentor and pave the way for future generations of women leaders. Lehigh Valley Business is pleased to honor them.”
In her years as head of Penn Community Bank, Vidoni has lead the bank’s growth in becoming the largest independent, mutual bank in eastern Pennsylvania. Today, the bank employs more than 330 people and offers banking, lending, and investment services at 23 bank branches and three administrative centers throughout Bucks and Montgomery counties.
Over the course of more than 35 years in banking, Vidoni has served in various roles at financial institutions of all sizes throughout the Philadelphia region, gaining insight into the workings of community, regional and corporate banks. As an active leader in the Pennsylvania business and financial community, she donates her time and leadership talents to several industry groups, including as Chair of the Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC) of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and as Pennsylvania Member Director on the board of directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of Pittsburgh, which supports homeownership programs throughout Delaware, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Vidoni is committed to fulfilling Penn Community Bank’s mission to act as a catalyst for growth in the communities it serves, representing the bank as the immediate past president of the Board of Directors of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, on the advisory council of Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County and on the board of directors of the United Way of Bucks County. A graduate of Muhlenberg College, she holds an MBA from Saint Joseph’s University.
About Penn Community Bank: Penn Community Bank holds more than $2.5 billion in assets, employs more than 300 people, and offers banking, lending and investments at 23 bank branches and three 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.
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