FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Community Bankers Recognized on American Banker’s “Most Powerful Women in Banking” and “Women to Watch in Banking” Lists
Washington, D.C. (Sept. 19, 2013)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) is pleased to announce that three women executives from community banks were named by American Banker Magazine among the “25 Most Powerful Women in Banking” and the “25 Women to Watch in Banking” lists.
“ICBA congratulates these accomplished, dedicated and passionate community bankers for being recognized by American Banker,” Bill Loving, ICBA chairman and president and CEO of Pendleton Community Bank, Pendleton, W.Va., said. “Their extraordinary talent, expertise and commitment to their communities is representative of what makes community bankers so special. They are truly helping their communities thrive—and that’s what community banking is all about.”
Named to American Banker’s “25 Most Powerful Women in Banking” list was:
- Dorothy Savarese, president and CEO, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings, Orleans, Mass.
Named to American Banker’s “25 Women to Watch in Banking” list were:
- Patricia Husic, president and CEO, Centric Bank, Harrisburg, Penn.
- Shaza Andersen, president and CEO, WashingtonFirst Bank, Reston, Va.
The annual “Most Powerful Women in Banking” issue of the magazine is out now. It features the professional achievements and leadership skills of prominent women in the financial industry. To view the entire list of women included on American Banker’s lists, visit www.americanbanker.com.
To learn more about ICBA, visit www.icba.org. To find a community bank in your area, visit ICBA's community bank locator at www.banklocally.org.
The Independent Community Bankers of America®, the nation’s voice for nearly 7,000 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services. For more information, visit www.icba.org.