July 8, 2022 – Pittsburgh, PA – PWCampbell was named the Inspire Associate Member of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB). The Inspire award is given to the Associate Member who demonstrated the utmost support of the Association and its mission to promote the ideals of community banking within the state.
Award submissions were reviewed by an external panel and were judged on the Associate Member’s ability to provide a product or service that helps community banks be more profitable, better serve the community, support the Association’s programs and events, provide outreach among the membership, and present valuable knowledge, experience, and education on key industry trends and executable strategies.
“For over 100 years, PWCampbell has helped community banks create spectacular first impressions. PWCampbell’s support for the PACB has made a lasting impression on the Association’s members. The PACB is grateful for the conscientious and cooperative partnership with Jim Caliendo and his entire team. We are proud to recognize their strong support with this Inspire Award,”Kevin Shivers, President and CEO, PACB.
PWCampell’s support for the PACB covers many facets, from monetary sponsorships and attending in-person events to delivering educational speeches and authoring articles on industry trends and strategies. In the last year alone, PWCampbell has provided over ten sponsorships, attended over a half a dozen of events, called on 75% of the member base, delivered four educational sessions, and provided six industry articles. This goes beyond all the new branches built and branch transformations that were planned out and implemented to help the community banks stay competitive, remain relevant, and best serve their communities.
“We are honored to receive the first ever Inspire Associate Member of the Year Award,” stated Jim Caliendo, President & CEO for PWCampbell. “PWCampbell has been a long-time member and supporter of the Association dating back to when the organization was first formed,” Caliendo added. Throughout PWCampbell’s partnership with the PACB, Glenn Grau, Senior Vice President, Sales, has been a constant between the two groups. “For over twenty years, I have had the privilege to work with the Association and have helped to provide design-build, branded environments, and in-branch technology to many of the member banks. Not only have we formed numerous business partnerships, but we have also formed a lot of friendships,” stated Grau.
PWCampbell is a fourth generation, family-owned retail services and design-build firm. Founded over a century ago, we are dedicated to serving our clients by providing the planning, retail branding, merchandising, technology solutions, design, and construction expertise they seek to optimize their marketing efforts.