INDIANA, Pa., March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- S&T Bank, a full-service financial institution with assets of $7.1 billion, and locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York, is proud to announce that LaDawn Yesho, executive vice president and chief audit executive, was honored with the Champion for Women Award at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association's (PA Bankers) fifth annual Women in Banking Conference on March 5, 2018.
"LaDawn's commitment to the professional growth of women sets the bar high for executives in the banking industry," said Todd D. Brice, president and chief executive officer at S&T Bank. "Far beyond her typical responsibilities, she goes to great lengths to both inspire and pave the way for women leaders at the Bank, within the community and throughout the industry. We are incredibly proud of her efforts and that she is being recognized by our state's leading banking trade association."
The Champion for Women Award is part of PA Bankers' Women in Banking Recognition of Excellence Program, which honors both men and women in the banking industry who promote and inspire women in the workplace to reach their full potential. The Champion for Women Award celebrates a seasoned professional who, through personal commitment, application, and dedication, fosters and celebrates the professional growth and successes of others. Becky Stapleton, S&T Bank's senior executive vice president and chief banking officer received the Champion for Women Award in 2017.
"It's not every day that you meet someone like LaDawn who has the ability to excel in her career and make time to elevate the talented individuals around her," said Stapleton. "I'm honored to consider her both a colleague and a friend and I'm looking forward to seeing what she does next."
LaDawn, who has been with S&T Bank for nine years, is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Bank's auditing functions. She holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and Certification in Risk Management Assurance designation. She is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs (PICPA), and American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). LaDawn is also actively involved in several professional and industry forums to discuss emerging risks and promoting the internal audit profession.
In addition to LaDawn's recognition, Stephanie Ramsey, vice president, community banking manager at S&T Bank and MaryAnn Dornetto, executive vice president, managed assets division at S&T Bank were nominees of the 2018 Recognition of Excellence Awards and were honored at the conference.
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