Wyomissing, Pa. – Customers Bank has announced that the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry (PA Chamber) Board of Directors elected Richard Ehst, President and Chief Operating Officer of Customers Bank, to serve as Chair of its Educational Foundation.
The PA Chamber Educational Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization and subsidiary of the PA Chamber that funds timely and insightful research and educational programs to positively impact Pennsylvania’s economic future and enhance quality of life for the state’s residents.
Ehst was recently appointed to the PA Chamber Board of Directors after a decision to combine PA Chamber operations with the Pennsylvania Business Council (PBC) in 2016. Prior to the change, Ehst had served as member of the PBC Board of Directors and served as chair of the PBC Education Foundation and the Business and Education Partnership.
Ehst has been President and COO of Customers Bank since 2009. He is an active member of the Berks County community, and is a strong advocate of education. He serves on the Board of Trustees at Albright College and the Reading Health System Foundation.