Surviving a Disaster – Lessons from Sandy

Philip C. Jackson, President, Corporate Banking, Univest Bank and Trust Co.

We at Univest hope that as we send you this publication you are well under way with the recovery from the largest hurricane to reach the northeastern part of our country. We also hope that the impact on you was minimal, but more important, know that we are here to help you and our community in this time of need.

We know that a disaster can cripple a business and that being prepared can help ensure that your business can recover. This disaster is behind us, but we can plan for the future by following these tips:

Finally, maintain an active relationship with your bank. You want to ensure that your bank will be there when you need it. A good relationship with your bank includes providing current financial information, business plans and strategies, and maintaining an open dialogue. Building a relationship helps ensure that your bank will support you when a disaster hits.

Univest is proud to be your community bank. Our commitment to relationships is a key component of our continued support of our clients and community. If you are in need of assistance or would like to make sure you have a sound plan for future adversity, contact us today at 877-723-5571.

Univest Bank and Trust Co. is Member FDIC, Equal Opportunity and SBA Preferred Lender.


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