PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank, a leading regional bank serving businesses and consumers in the Northeast, today announced Scott Meves as its new senior vice president, commercial banking, and regional president for the greater Philadelphia area. Meves will be based in Radnor, Penn., and will lead Webster's expansion into the Pennsylvania market.
Meves joins Webster from Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., where he was senior vice president and group manager. During his 11 years there, he was successful in developing long-term relationships and leading a team of experienced bankers in middle market regional lending and media and communications finance. Prior to Brown Brothers, Meves spent more than 20 years at PNC Bank in Philadelphia.
In his new role, Meves will be the senior middle market banker in the Pennsylvania market and will report to John Ciulla, executive vice president, commercial banking.
"Scott brings to Webster a very valuable combination of deep corporate lending expertise in middle market banking and strong relationships in both the larger regional market and Philadelphia itself," said Ciulla. "We're very pleased to welcome him to Webster as we continue to build our presence in the Pennsylvania market."
Living up the communities he serves, Meves currently is a volunteer with The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia. Previously, he served as treasurer of Lower Gwynedd Little League and as a Big Brother with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southeastern Pa. A resident of Lower Gwynedd, Meves earned his bachelor's degree in finance from Penn State University.
Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS) is the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. With $22 billion in assets, Webster provides business and consumer banking, mortgages, private banking, trust and investment services through 166 banking offices; 311 ATMs; telephone banking; mobile banking; and the Internet. Webster Bank owns the asset based lending firm Webster Business Credit Corporation; the equipment finance firm Webster Capital Finance Corporation; and provides health savings account trustee and administrative services through HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank. Member FDIC and equal housing lender. For more information about Webster, including past press releases and the latest annual report, visit the Webster website at www.websterbank.com or follow us on LinkedIn http://linkedin.com/company/webster-bank and Twitter https://twitter.com/WebsterBank.
SOURCE Webster Financial Corporation