Varsovia Fernandez

mel-heifetz
Mel Heifetz
2018
Joseph G. Meterchick
2018

Varsovia Fernandez, SVP Philadelphia Market Leader Customers Bank

Ms. Fernandez is Senior Vice President and Philadelphia Market Leader for Customers Bank, a community-based, full-service bank with assets of $9.9 billion that provides a full range of banking services to small- and medium-sized businesses, professionals, individuals and families. Ms. Fernandez leads a talented team of expert professionals who together deliver commercial banking products to grow revenues and enhance the bank’s presence in the community.


 
P rior to joining Customers Bank, Ms. Fernandez served as CEO to the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce where she helped achieve record levels of membership, revenues and member-driven activities through the implementation of new strategies and programs. Under Ms. Fernandez’s leadership the GPHCC created a voice for Hispanic business in the region by developing a programmatic strategy that helps build on the small business, professional and corporate Hispanic markets by focusing on market and leadership growth.

Ms. Fernandez has over sixteen years of senior management expertise across industries including, not-for-profit, information technology, venture capital, commercial lending and ecommerce. For the past fourteen years Ms. Fernandez worked in the not for profit sector where she has been recognized for her work to maximize government and corporate relations as an advocate of the Latino community.

Ms. Fernandez serves on various boards and commissions including Comcast National Joint Diversity Council, The Chamber for Greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission, POWER and Rosemont College. She most recently served in the board to the World Meeting of Families 2015, chaired the Community College of Philadelphia Board of Trustees, the Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission and the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperative Authority (PICA).