Submitted by Webster Bank
Originally published by Story Studio
A modern bank is much more than just a vault. Today’s financial institutions know that they have a responsibility to reach beyond the secure walls of their physical buildings. They see themselves as a vital part of the local landscape, a business like any other that serves, employs, and gives back to its neighbors. A wise bank invests in the people and places around it, not just when it’s profitable, but also when it’s the right thing to do. That’s because the success of the community depends on the future of each family, individual, or small business.
Webster Bank, a leading commercial bank in the Northeast with a long history of corporate responsibility, has taken that commitment to community a step further than most. Earlier this year, Webster created an Office of Corporate Responsibility to oversee all of Webster’s community investment initiatives and other public-facing activities across the company.
“We believe in a future where every community and every individual should be empowered to excel,” says Marissa Weidner, who heads the new office as Webster’s Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer.
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Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) is the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association and its HSA Bank Division. Webster is a leading commercial bank in the Northeast that provides a wide range of digital and traditional financial solutions across three differentiated lines of business: Commercial Banking, Consumer Banking and its HSA Bank division, one of the country's largest providers of employee benefits solutions. Headquartered in Stamford, CT, Webster is a values-driven organization with $69.1 billion in assets. Its core footprint spans the northeastern U.S. from New York to Massachusetts, with certain businesses operating in extended geographies. Webster Bank is a member of the FDIC and an equal housing lender. For more information about Webster, including past press releases and the latest annual report, visit the Webster website at www.websterbank.com.
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