Univest Bank and Trust Co. Celebrates West Chester Office Opening with Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Pictured from left to right: Philip Jackson,
President, Corporate Banking, Univest Bank and Trust Co.; David
Fickler, Manager, D. Fickler Construction, LLC; Terence Farrell,
Chester County Commissioner; Don Vymazal, Chief of Staff, State
Senator Andrew Dinniman; Carolyn Comitta, West Chester Mayor; K.
Leon Moyer, President and CEO, Univest Bank and Trust Co.; Jeffrey
Schweitzer, President and COO, Univest Corporation; Mark Yoder,
President, Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce; Kenneth
Hochstetler, President, Wealth Management, Univest Bank and Trust
Co.; Ronald Flaherty, President, Univest Insurance,
West Chester, Pa., June 19, 2013 - Univest Bank and Trust Co.
(NASDAQ: UVSP) recently celebrated the opening of a new office in
West Chester located at 109 N. High Street with a traditional
ribbon cutting ceremony. West Chester Mayor Carolyn Comitta,
the chiefs of staff for State Senator Andrew Dinniman and State
Representative Dan Truitt - Don Vymazal and Matthew Holliday
respectively, Chester County commissioner Terence Farrell, Chamber
president Mark Yoder, West Chester BID executive director Malcolm
Johnstone, local contractors and Univest representatives, including
the bank president and chief executive officer K. Leon Moyer,
participated in the event.
After the ribbon was cut and the dedication prayer was delivered
by the Reverend Dr. Truman Brooks of West Chester United Methodist
Church, guests had an opportunity to see the new office. The
new 3,800 square foot facility has office space for nine
employees. Currently, six are working in the office who
specialize in corporate banking and wealth management
solutions. In addition, the office has a walk-up ATM machine
for customers and other pedestrians.
"We're delighted to celebrate the opening of Univest's first
downtown office in West Chester," said K. Leon Moyer, president and
chief executive officer of Univest Bank and Trust Co.
"Opening this office will help us continue to grow our involvement
in the local community; and it will help individuals, businesses
and nonprofit organizations understand how committed Univest is to
competitive financial solutions in Chester County."
Univest Bank and Trust Co. is not new to Chester County or the
financial services industry. Headquartered in Souderton,
Montgomery County, Univest Bank and Trust Co. has been serving
customers and the community since 1876. The company entered
the Chester County marketplace through the acquisition of the
Donald K. Martin insurance agency in 2004 and continued to build
its insurance business through the acquisition of B.G. Balmer,
Inc., in 2006, Liberty Benefits, Inc. in 2008 and the Javers Group,
Inc. in 2012. In addition to insurance solutions, which
operate today out of a building in the Glenloch Corporate Campus
near the intersection of Route 202 and Business 30, Univest has
grown its Chester County team to include corporate banking, wealth
management and equipment financing representatives. Today,
Univest has 29 employees working out of its two offices in Chester
For more information about Univest or to get directions to the
newest location, please visit www.univest.net.
About Univest Corporation of PA
Headquartered in Souderton, Pa., Univest Corporation of
and its subsidiaries serve the financial needs of residents,
businesses and nonprofit organizations in Bucks, Chester and
Montgomery counties as well as the Lehigh Valley. For more
information on Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania and its
subsidiaries, please visit www.univest.net.