Current Press Releases
QNB Bank Sponsors Hatfield Township Hat Trick Race Series
HATFIELD, PA (8 April 2016) QNB is proud to sponsor the 7th Annual Hatfield Township Races. The event has a total of three races spread throughout the year in April, August, and October, each of various distances with different side attractions. The race series is held in partnership with ACT Sports Management, a professional race production team. Proceeds from the races benefit Hatfield Township Parks and Recreation.
(Pictured left to right: Ashley O’Neill, Parks & Rec. Director, Hatfield Township; Aaron Bibro, Township Manager, Hatfield Township; April Donahue, VP/Branch Manager, QNB Bank; and Bruce Kenworthy, AVP/Business Development Officer, QNB Bank)
QNB Bank Promotes Lucy P. N. Sharp, Esq. to Senior Vice President Chief Compliance Officer
QUAKERTOWN, PA (8 April 2016) Lucy P. N. Sharp, Esq., has been named Senior Vice President Chief Compliance Officer at QNB’s Towne Bank Center. Lucy is responsible for the operation of the Compliance Management System. She received a Bachelor of Arts in economics at Mount Holyoke College and went on to receive a Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers School of Law in Newark.
Lucy is also an active member of the community. She is the President of the Board of Directors of Keystone Opportunity Center. She is also a member of the Willow Grove Community Development Corporation Board of Directors. Lucy currently resides in Jenkintown, PA.
QNB Bank Seeking Student Art for 2017 Collector Calendar
QUAKERTOWN, PA (4 April 2016) QNB Bank is seeking artwork for its 2017 Student Art Calendar Contest from High School students (grades 9-12) from all schools in the QNB Bank market area. This will be the 21st installment of the Student Art Collector Calendar.
The theme for this year is “Transportation through the Years” and will contain fourteen pen and ink drawings of area students. Entry forms with a full list of rules and regulations for the contest can be picked up at any of QNB Bank’s Branch Offices or at participating schools’ art departments.
All artwork must be received by Tuesday, May 31st and may be dropped off at the QNB Towne Bank Center, located at 320 W. Broad Street, Quakertown, or any of QNB Bank’s Branch Offices. Artwork may also be mailed to:
Attention Marketing Department
PO Box 9005
Quakertown, PA 18951-9005
Winners of the contest will be chosen and notified in June. Questions may be directed to the QNB Bank Marketing Department at 215-538-5600 ext. 5756.
QNB Bank Promotes Christa Martin to Assistant Vice President/Retail Mortgage Loan Officer
QUAKERTOWN, PA (1 March 2016) Christa Martin has been named Assistant Vice President/Retail Mortgage Loan Officer at QNB’s Towne Bank Center. Christa is responsible for interviewing customers, originating applications and prequalifications and conducting loan closings. She is also responsible for coordinating loan transactions with other involved parties such as realtors, title companies and builders. Her previous position was Mortgage Loan Officer.
Christa has been employed by QNB for nearly 3 years. She graduated from Pennridge High School and attended Bucks County Community College as well as Technical College of the Lowcountry. Christa currently resides in Center Valley, PA.
QNB Bank Hosts First Time Homebuyers Seminars
QUAKERTOWN, PA (24 February 2016) If you’re a renter looking to buy, or wondering if buying is possible, join us for one of our FREE First Time Homebuyer Seminars. You’ll be able to learn more about understanding your credit, private mortgage insurance, title insurance, and QNB mortgage options. A light dinner will also be provided.
The first seminar will be held at 6pm on April 7th at QNB’s Towne Bank Center located at 320 W. Broad St., Quakertown, PA. The second seminar will be held at 6pm on April 14th at QNB’s Colmar Office located at 127 Bethlehem Pike, Colmar, PA. The third and final seminar will be held at 6pm on April 21st at QNB’s Perkasie Office located at 607 Chestnut St., Perkasie, PA.
Seating for these seminars is limited, so call or email Christa or Connie ASAP to register. Please RSVP at least one week prior to the seminar date. Call Christa Martin at 215-538-5600 x5634 or email her at email@example.com. You may also call Connie Lindenmuth at 215-538-5600 x5767 or send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to meeting you and discussing your future home.
QNB Corp. Increases Dividend
Quakertown, PA (23 February 2016) The Board of Directors of QNB Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: QNBC), parent company of QNB Bank, at a regular meeting on February 23, 2016 declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share. The amount represents a 3.4% increase from the prior quarter. Based upon the closing price of a share as of close of business February 22, 2016, this represents a yield of 3.9%. The cash dividend is payable on March 25, 2016 to shareholders of record March 11, 2016.
“As a result of the continued solid financial performance of QNB Corp., the Board of Directors is pleased to be able to increase the dividend by 3.4%. As a result of its well capitalized position, QNB Corp. is able to continue its uninterrupted history of quarterly dividends,” said David W. Freeman, President and Chief Executive Officer.
QNB Corp. offers commercial and retail banking services through the eleven banking offices of its subsidiary, QNB Bank. In addition, QNB Bank provides securities and advisory services under the name of QNB Financial Services through Investment Professionals, Inc., a registered Broker/Dealer and Registered Investment Advisor, and title insurance as a member of Laurel Abstract Company LLC. QNB Corp.’s stock is traded in the over-the-counter market under the symbol “QNBC.” For more information, visit QNB’s web site at http://www.qnbbank.com/.
QNB Sponsors Lansdale Public Library Clean & Green Extravaganza Fundraiser
QNB is proud to sponsor the 6th annual Clean & Green Extravaganza fundraiser for the Lansdale Public Library. The event will take place at the Lansdale Public Library on Saturday, July 16th from 9am to 1pm. This year’s Clean & Green Extravaganza will include a carwash, book sale, document shredding, and electronics recycling.
QNB Bank Promotes Denise Landis to Assistant Vice President/Retail Lending Officer
QUAKERTOWN, PA (11 February 2016) Denise Landis has been named Assistant Vice President/Retail Lending Officer at QNB’s Towne Bank Center. Denise is responsible for processing and underwriting new retail loan applications as well as preparing closing documents and closing loans when needed. She is also responsible for answering retail loan questions from Branch personnel and customers. Her previous position was Retail Lending Officer.
Denise has been employed by QNB for over 30 years. She graduated from Palisades High School and acquired her General Banking Diploma from the American Institute of Banking. Denise has also completed a variety of AIB courses to further expand her banking knowledge.
Denise lives in Coopersburg with her family. She remains active in the Upper Bucks community where she serves as Treasurer for the Salvation Army.
Chris Cattie Joins QNB Bank as Executive Vice President/Chief Information Technology Officer
QUAKERTOWN, PA (19 February 2016) QNB Bank has hired Chris Cattie for the position of Executive Vice President/Chief Information Technology Officer at QNB’s Towne Bank Center. Chris is responsible for directing and managing the Departments of Information Technology, Deposit Operations, and Electronic Banking. In his role as a community banker, Chris looks forward to developing relationships with employees, business people, and vendors that live and work in the local community.
Chris has been in banking for 20 years. In his previous role at another financial institution, Chris served as Senior Vice President of Information Technology. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Lock Haven University for Accounting and Management. He then continued his education at LaSalle University where he received his MBA.
Chris lives in Willow Grove with his family. He remains active in his community where he serves as a volunteer and coach for the Upper Moreland Soccer Club.
QNB Bank Promotes Wendy L. Awckland to Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager at Quakertown Commons Office
QUAKERTOWN, PA (28 January 2016) Wendy L. Awckland has been named Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager of QNB Bank’s Quakertown Commons Office located inside the GIANT food store. Wendy is responsible for the efficient and effective management of a full-service supermarket branch office, as well as coaching and motivating branch staff. Her previous position was Assistant Branch Manager at QNB’s Dublin Village Office.
Wendy has been employed by QNB for nearly four years while her overall banking career spans over 20 years. She graduated from Upper Perkiomen High School and attended Western Montgomery VoTech. Wendy studied Finance and Accounting and has American Institute of Banking Certifications in Principles of Banking, Accounting, Consumer Lending, and Law and Banking.
Wendy lives in Quakertown with her family. She remains active in the Souderton and East Greenville communities where she previously resided. She is also active in Upper Bucks Relay for Life.