Triumph was nationally recognized by the American Bankers Association Foundation for its Personal Financial Management Program with The Boy Scouts of America with a 2016 Community Commitment Award. The award was given to Triumph for its efforts in the Financial Education category and was presented during ABA’s Annual Convention in Nashville on October 18.
Starting in 2015, Triumph adopted two local Boy Scout Troops (consisting of students from Binghampton Christian Academy and Grizzlies Preparatory School) from the Chickasaw Council. Ten members from the Triumph team taught these boys various Personal Financial Management topics monthly during the school year. Triumph believes that bringing this type of knowledge to the boys will help when they graduate and begin supporting themselves. By using the information they learned, it will empower them to make better financial decisions.
The selection committee chose six banks nationwide (one for each category) based on the creativity and thoughtfulness of programs — traditional or innovative in nature and structure — that embody the ideals of corporate social responsibility and demonstrate success in measurable terms. Award winners were chosen by a field of nationally-recognized experts.
“Personal Financial Management with The Boy Scouts of America demonstrates Triumph’s strong and passionate commitment to bettering the lives of its customers and local community,” said Rob Nichols, ABA president and CEO. “Their work embodies the mission of the Community Commitment Awards and they are a truly well-deserved recipient.”
“Triumph Bank and our employee team are always working to find new and meaningful ways to positively impact our community,” said Will Chase, President & CEO. “We are humbled and honored to accept this award for our efforts.”
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