BankMobile, America’s first absolutely no-fee, mobile, tablet and online bank, proudly announced that Luvleen Sidhu, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, was rewarded with the Lehigh Valley Business Women of Influence – Woman to Watch award. This year’s winners will receive the accolade on May 11, 2016 at a luncheon and ceremony taking place at Cedar Crest College.
“Luvleen’s dedication to helping millennials and the underbanked live financially stable lives is unwavering. She has had monumental accomplishments since she co-founded BankMobile last year including reaching over 100,000 customers and launching the BankMobilist College Brand Ambassador Program,” stated Jay Sidhu, Chief Executive Officer of BankMobile and Customers Bank. “We congratulate her on this recognition as she continues her mission of financial empowerment.”
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Ever since her appointment, Sidhu has used her management skills to help BankMobile reach 100,000 customers in less than a year of operation and the pace of acquisition is high enough to help them reach 2 million by July. After replacing Higher One’s high fee student checking business, it plans to help college students save up to 70 million dollars a year. BankMobilist College Brand Ambassador Program, BankMobile Technologies, VIP Experience are just some of the things launched by the bank under Sidhu. It is also one of the first banks to become available on Apple Watch.
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Other women who were awarded include: Sandra Figueroa of Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School; Martha Cichelli of Software Consulting Services, LLC; Sheila Evans and Allentown Symphony Association; and Debbie Salas-Lopez and Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Luvleen Sidhu was also recently awarded as one of New York Business Journal’s Women of Influence Award honourees.
Customers Bank is a subsidiary of Customers Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania and has an illustrious board of directors that includes the founder of London-based C&C Alpha Group, Bhanu Choudhrie.