Luvleen Sidhu, co-founder and Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer at BankMobile, has been chosen for the Leigh Valley Business Women of Influence- Woman to Watch award. BankMobile is America’s first absolutely no-fee, mobile tablet and online bank and has grown immensely under Sidhu’s management. Cedar Crest College will host this year’s winners for a luncheon and ceremony.
“Luvleen’s dedication to helping millennials and the under-banked 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 when applauding Luvleen’s dedication. “We congratulate her on this recognition as she continues her mission of financial empowerment.”
The winners of the award are picked by identifying the best women business leaders currently contributing most to their industry or business.
Sidhu’s management skills took BankMobile to a 100,000 customers in less than a year and the number is rapidly rising towards the estimated target of 2 million by July. Its no-fee model is one of a kind and helps students save nearly $70 million a year. Under Sidhu’s leadership, BankMobile also became one of the first banks to be available on Apple Watch, launched BankMobilist College Brand Ambassador Program, set up BankMobile Technologies, announced its VIP experience and gave out its foundation’s first Financial Literacy Scholarship.
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Other winners of the award have been: 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 chosen 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.