Univest Bank and Trust Co. celebrated the opening of its new museum, located in the Univest conference center at 24 North Main Street in Souderton, with a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony. Housed in the original Univest Bank and Trust Co. (formerly Union National Bank) building which was built in 1877, the museum showcases Univest’s rich history and highlights Souderton’s early beginnings.
Visitors will see the shared heritage and local artifacts, including ledgers from the first day the Bank opened on June 12, 1876, original signage, the actual page from the first time that the Souderton Independent was published and more. In addition, attendees can hear local historians talk about the history of the Bank and Souderton. To schedule a tour, contact Univest at 215.721.8396.
Since its founding in 1876, Univest has kept its headquarters in Souderton and grown its support while expanding its service area and offerings. In addition to traditional banking, Univest currently provides a full-range of financial solutions including insurance, investments, mortgage banking, wealth management and equipment financing. It has offices in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery, Philadelphia and Lancaster counties as well as the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania, and Cape May County in New Jersey.
Pictured left to right: Jordana Fitzgerald, Souderton-Telford Main Streets Manager; Jeff Schweitzer, President and CEO, Univest Corporation; Dan Yocum, SBA Administrator, Univest Bank and Trust Co. and Univest Historical Committee Chair; John Landes, Director of Risk Management and Senior Loan Review Officer, Univest Bank and Trust Co.; and. Steve Hunsberger, Executive Director, Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce
About Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania
Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (UVSP), including its wholly-owned subsidiary Univest Bank and Trust Co., Member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender, has approximately $4.7 billion in assets and $3.5 billion in assets under management and supervision through its Wealth Management lines of business at June 30, 2018. Headquartered in Souderton, Pa. and founded in 1876, the Corporation and its subsidiaries provide a full range of financial solutions for individuals, businesses, municipalities and nonprofit organizations in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Univest delivers these services through a network of more than 50 offices in southeastern Pennsylvania extending to the Lehigh Valley and Lancaster, as well as in New Jersey and Maryland and online at www.univest.net.