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Welcome Chris Eckardt

Get to know Chris:

Name: Chris Eckardt
Current title: Vice President and Relationship Manager at Univest Bank and Trust Co.

What is your specialty or area of focus?
I will be financing all asset classes of commercial real estate. This includes multifamily, office, retail, self-storage, industrial and residential track development. My thirty years of experience in the financial services industry makes me good at what I do.

Tell us about your professional experience.
I started at Continental Bank in 1990 upon graduation from Bloomsburg University. I went on to obtain my MBA from Villanova University.

Are you actively involved in your community?
I serve on the Finance Committee of Salford Township and also volunteer for Sheppard’s Shelf, a local food bank.

What do you like to do outside of work?
I enjoy most outdoor activities, but fishing, golfing and skiing are the ones I participate in most. I also like spending time with my family and friends.

Personal details?
I have been married for 28 years. My wife and I have two children. My oldest, Tyler, graduated from college in December 2019 and my youngest, Lauren, graduated from college in December 2020.


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