These Philadelphia Power Players have played an invaluable role in shaping Greater Philadelphia’s business landscape
Malvern, PA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014
Meridian Bank Chairman and CEO Chris Annas has been named “Banker of the Year” by Philadelphia SmartCEO at their 2014 Power Player Awards.
“These Philadelphia Power Players have played an invaluable role in shaping Greater Philadelphia’s business landscape,” says Jaime Nespor, President of SmartCEO Events. “We are proud to recognize them for their dedication and passion.” The Power Players were chosen by SmartCEO’s editorial team, which scored each applicant based on their industry involvement, community contributions, innovation and leadership.
A 30-year veteran of the banking industry in the Delaware Valley, Chris Annas has served as Chairman and CEO of Meridian Bank since he founded it in 2004. Meridian Bank celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, having grown to $500 million in assets with over 275 employees in 15 offices across the region. Prior to starting Meridian, Annas helped start two other banks and has been actively involved in supporting local causes. He served on the boards of the Devereux Foundation, the Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry (CCCBI), the Upper Main Line YMCA, and is currently on the board of the Paoli Hospital Foundation.