Hatboro, PA (PRWEB) November 13, 2015
The American Bankers Association (ABA) has elected Tom Petro, Fox Chase Bank President & CEO, to be Vice Chairman of the ABA Government Relations Council and a member of the ABA Board of Directors.
The announcement was made at the 2015 ABA Annual Convention held in Los Angeles November 8th – 10th. “Tradition of Innovation” was this year’s theme – highlighting the ABA’s tradition of innovation that has ignited some of the biggest and brightest moments in banking.
Mr. Petro is a 2014 and 2015 Smart CEO Future 50 Award Winner and a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in Greater Philadelphia. He frequently shares insights to help businesses achieve growth and success.
The ABA Government Relations Council represents a broad cross-section of the banking industry by size, geography and charter type. The Council develops recommendations on positions and priorities regarding legislative and regulatory issues. Council members are active advocates for the policy positions of the ABA with members of the legislative and executive branches and related agencies, local media, and fellow bankers.
“It’s an honor to be elected to serve on the ABA Government Relations Council and Board of Directors,” states Mr. Petro. “For 140 years, The ABA has been at the heart of innovations that have helped bankers serve their customers. I share the organization’s passion to help make American’s financial dreams come true.”
About Fox Chase Bank
Fox Chase Bank serves growing middle market businesses, commercial real estate investors and depositors in the attractive markets that span Baltimore to New York City delivering on the promise of doing what’s right for people. The Bank, established in 1867, is headquartered in Hatboro, Pennsylvania. It provides a comprehensive array of financial products and services through a full suite of cash management services and ten branch offices in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania and Atlantic and Cape May Counties in New Jersey.
About American Bankers Association
The American Bankers Association is the united voice of America’s hometown bankers – small, regional and large banks that together employ more than 2 million people, hold more than $15 trillion in assets, safeguard $11 trillion in deposits and extend more than $8 trillion in loans.