Nov 23, 2021
The latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast —
sponsored by R&T
Deposit Solutions — continues a pre-Thanksgiving tradition
by interviewing the winners of ABA’s 2021
Community Commitment Awards. Each interview explores the
winning program or initiative at each bank and provides insights on
how they might be implemented or adapted at other banks. These
stories present the perfect inspiration as we prepare for the
season of thanks and giving.
The full episode presents excerpts from each interview. To
listen to the full conversation with each Community Commitment
Award winner, click on the links below.
Affordable housing: Alex Pace, VP and commercial
relationship manager, Heritage Bank, Seattle.
and economic development: LaReta Lowther, SVP and
director of community development, and Jayme Payton, VP for program
management, WesBanco Bank, Wheeling, West Virginia.
Economic inclusion: Ashley Aubrey Harrison,
community affairs and CRA manager and CRA officer, Hancock Whitney,
education: Jen Houston, former SVP and community
relations manager, UMB Financial, Kansas City, Missouri.
Protecting older Americans: Jennell Huff,
relationship executive and community relations coordinator, Bank of
the Rockies, Clyde Park, Montana.
Bailey Distinguished Service Award: Mary
O’Connor, EVP for logistics and creative brand management, Country
Club Bank, Kansas City, Missouri
If you can’t see the player above, click
here to listen to this episode.
This episode is sponsored by R&T Deposit