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Univest Raises $6,650 for Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House During Show Your Stripes Fundraiser

Univest Financial recently teamed up with the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PRMH) for its Show Your Stripes campaign raising $6,650 for PRMH’s mission of supporting families of seriously ill children by creating a community of comfort and hope. The money was raised through the sale of iconic red and white striped socks in all 39 of Univest’s financial centers.

Univest customers and employees embraced the promotion by purchasing more than 650 striped items during the three-week sale. Additionally, Univest employees showed support for the campaign by wearing their red and white stripes on October 15 and posting photos on social…


Univest Capital Appoints Mitchell Terkeltaub as Vice President and Business Development Manager

Univest Capital, a subsidiary of Univest Bank and Trust Co. that provides commercial leasing solutions, recently welcomed Mitch Terkeltaub as vice president and business development manager. In this role, Terkeltaub is responsible for providing equipment leasing solutions, primarily for customers in the healthcare industry. With more than 40 years in financial services, his extensive experience allows him to serve the highly technical healthcare industry that requires medical facilities maintain pace with cutting-edge science and patient care. Doctors and administrators can utilize Univest’s flexible lending programs for equipment up to $250,000. Univest Capital is adept at financing equipment for ultrasound, diagnostic equipment,…


Univest Educates More Than 750 Students on Get Smart About Credit Day

As part of its ongoing financial literacy efforts, Univest Financial participated in the American Bankers Association’s Get Smart About Credit Day. This national campaign, which occurs every October, aims to raise awareness about the importance of using credit wisely with young people. Univest employees educated 750 students at local schools presenting teach lessons about the fundamentals of credit and how to use it wisely.

About Univest Financial Corporation

Univest Financial Corporation (UVSP), including its wholly-owned subsidiary Univest Bank and Trust Co., Member FDIC, has approximately $5.4 billion in assets and $3.6 billion in assets under management and supervision through its wealth…


Univest Bank and Trust Co. Appoints Marcus Pereira as Manager of Bethlehem Financial Center

Univest Bank and Trust Co. recently welcomed Marcus Pereira as assistant vice president and financial center manager at its Bethlehem location. In this role, Pereira is responsible for managing the financial center staff and helping Lehigh Valley businesses, residents and nonprofits with their financial needs.

Pereira brings more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry to his role including most recently serving as a business development manager for PSECU. He earned an associate’s degree from DeVry University and a bachelor’s degree from IPA College in Brazil. Pereira currently serves as an ambassador of the Greater Lehigh Valley…


Univest Bank and Trust Co. Appoints Michael Williams as Vice President and Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager

Univest Bank and Trust Co. recently welcomed Michael Williams as vice president and commercial real estate relationship manager. Williams joins Univest’s growing commercial banking team serving the Central Pennsylvania market. In this role, Williams is responsible for managing client relationships and serving as a trusted resource for their financial needs with a focus on commercial real estate developers and builders. Williams will work out of Univest’s regional headquarters in Lancaster.

Williams brings more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry to his role including most recently serving as a commercial real estate relationship manager for Orrstown Bank….


Univest Financial Presents The Community Music School With $2,500

Univest Financial recently presented the Community Music School with a check for $2,500 earned through the Lehigh Valley IronPigs “Double Plays Pay” sponsorship. Each time the IronPigs made a double play, Univest provided a $25 donation to the Community Music School. The Community Music School is a non-profit charitable organization providing the inspiration and opportunity for anyone to achieve excellence in music education.

Univest has participated in the IronPigs “Double Plays Pay” sponsorship since 2009 helping a different nonprofit each year including Meals on Wheels of Lehigh County, Lehigh Valley Zoo, Boys & Girls Club of Allentown, Big Brothers Big…


Univest Financial Donates $25,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities

Univest Bank and Trust Co. recently presented Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC®) of the Philadelphia Region Inc. with a check for $25,000. The donation represents the amount Univest has committed to RMHC’s “Room in Our Hearts” campaign over the next five years.

The fundraising campaign supports their current expansion at the Chestnut Street House. Due to high demand and limited space, they’ve had to turn away more than 5,000 families in need. The renovations, which began in 2017, will more than double its lodging at this facility and provide a comfortable space for families with seriously ill children.

Univest has been…


Univest Expands Commercial Banking Team in Central PA

Univest Bank and Trust Co. continues to expand its commercial banking team in the Central Pennsylvania region with the addition of two commercial lenders, Justin Conner and Emily Doxzon. These experienced lenders will serve the commercial banking needs of businesses in York County as well as expanding Univest’s footprint into Cumberland and Dauphin Counties. In addition to its regional headquarters in Lancaster, Univest is in the early stages of exploring locations for offices that will support further growth of the teams serving this region.

Justin Conner joins as vice president, Cumberland and Dauphin County market leader. He has more than…


VlDEOS: Univest Educational Giving

Univest Financial is proud to support educational organizations in each of the counties it serves. One way it provides support is through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Donations support educational improvement programs and scholarships for kindergarten through 12th grades in schools that qualify to receive the funding. The money received helps public schools provide innovative programming to enhance learning opportunities and allows private schools to offer need-based scholarships to give families the opportunity to provide a faith-based education that otherwise wouldn’t be possible.

Below are videos that highlight our support in Montgomery, Bucks, Philadelphia, Lehigh, Lancaster, Chester and Delaware counties.

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3,000 Students Reached Through Financial Literacy Efforts

Univest Financial educated 3,000 students through its financial literacy initiatives during the 2018-2019 academic year. Employees visited local schools and youth organizations to teach age-appropriate lessons about saving money and making smart financial choices. Univest also partnered with EverFi, a leading education technology company that provides real world education through innovative and scalable digital learning.

Through its partnership with EverFi, Univest delivered tailored financial education to eleven local schools in an effort to improve the students’ financial proficiency. This year, the program reached 1,200 students who completed 3,610 hours of critical learning. The courses are designed to empower learners to…

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