QNB Bank Employee Earns International Trade Certificate

Quakertown, PA (May 4, 2022) QNB Bank is pleased to announce Jessica Bealer, Vice President, International Services, recently earned her Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists (“CDCS”) from The London Institute of Banking & Finance.

The CDCS is a professional qualification recognized worldwide as a benchmark of competence for international trade practitioners. Earning the CDCS demonstrates a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the complex issues associated with documentary credit practice, compliance with regulatory requirements, transaction risk and mitigation, and products and payment methods. To qualify for the CDCS certification, individuals must have experience and education in international trade in a financial services environment and pass an examination.

“Earning the CDCS certification is an impressive accomplishment that highlights Jessica’s extensive experience, discipline, and knowledge of international trade,” said Dave Freeman, QNB Bank President and CEO. “We salute Jessica on receiving this internationally recognized certification and are proud of the international trade capabilities QNB offers our customers.”

Ms. Bealer has been in banking for 30 years. Prior to joining QNB Bank in 2017, she served as VP, International Operations Manager at National Penn Bank. She graduated from Moravian College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting.