Bryn Mawr, Pa., February 28, 2018 – Bryn Mawr Trust (“BMT”), wholly owned by Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), announced today the creation of the BMT Multicultural Advisory Board, a first-of-its-kind initiative among Pennsylvania-based financial institutions. The advisory board is chaired by Miguel Alban, Vice President of Multicultural Banking at BMT.
The board is charged with advising management on matters important to the diverse communities that BMT serves. “The board’s guidance on business matters and their feedback on our client services will certainly help us operate with increased cultural awareness and sensitivity,” said BMT Executive Vice President Joe Keefer. “It’s about doing our best to serve the underserved in our communities throughout the Philadelphia region.”
The advisory board, consisting of eleven highly respected and influential professionals from the region, includes:
(See photo above L-R): Desi Rivera, Partners Realty, LLC; George Burrell, Esq., Kleinbard, LLC; Michele Lawrence, Michele Speaks, LLC; Adonis Banegas, Concilio; Joe Keefer, BMT; Gina M. Lee, The Riddle Healthcare Foundation; Miguel Alban, BMT; Zeli Colon, American Heart Association; Tony Poluch, BMT; Shauna Yeldell, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC); Victor Garrido, CPA, GG CPA Services; Laura Diaz, Partners Realty, LLC; Chris Smith, BMT; Carolina DiGiorgio, Esq., Congreso de Latinos Unidos; and Deborah Hong, Esq., Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP.
BMT bolstered their multicultural banking initiative in January 2018 with the appointment of Mr. Alban. At the time, BMT Banking Division President Kevin Tylus noted the diversity of the Delaware Valley and that “BMT is committed to being inclusive, to providing a full range of financial services to all our constituents, and to fostering strong community relationships.”