Luvleen Sidhu, Co-founder and Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer of BankMobile, America’s first absolutely no-fee, mobile tablet and online bank, won the Woman to Watch award at Leigh Valley Business Women of Influence awards. This year, the honorary winners will be awarded at a luncheon and ceremony taking place on May 11, 2016 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 appreciating Luvleen’s undying commitment. “We congratulate her on this recognition as she continues her mission of financial empowerment.”
The Women of Influence awards upholds the women business leaders who take their company, industry or community to a whole new level and Sidhu, under her management, has taken the revolutionary BankMobile to more than 100,000 customers in barely a year. By replacing Higher One’s high-fee model, BankMobile has made life easy for college students and millennials and hopes to help them save $70 million a year. Besides that, BankMobile’s Apple Watch app was launched to positive reviews, BankMobilist College Brand Ambassador Program was rolled out and the first Financial Literacy Scholarship was awarded.
Other awardees 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.
Leigh Valley Business is the most read local business publication in Leigh Valley and is renowned for its precise business analysis and crucial advice for businessmen. Many entrepreneurs, corporate boards, middle managers and CEOs of Leigh Valley rely on the paper to stay up to date with the industry.
Luvleen Sidhu’s excellent work with BankMobile also landed her New York Business Journal’s Women of Influence Award.
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.