November 9, 2017

Woodforest National Bank® Receives Corporate Social Responsibility Award From America's First Hispanic Chamber

The Woodlands, Texas - Woodforest National Bank recently received the Max Navarro Corporate Social Responsibility Award from the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented to Woodforest, and three other area businesses (including Walmart) who are committed to advancing diversity in San Antonio and, for recent humanitarian aid during Hurricane Harvey.

"Woodforest National Bank went above and beyond to mobilize their employees and local community members to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey," said Ramiro Cavazos, President and CEO, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. "It's wonderful to see one of our proud San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce members taking corporate social responsibility to a new level and giving back in such a meaningful way."

Doug Schaeffer, CRA Executive Director, EVP, Woodforest National Bank added, "At Woodforest, we are committed to being responsive to the ever changing needs of our communities. Our San Antonio team endeavours to be a catalyst of change in the neighborhoods where we live and work. It is an integral part of our business to team up with local chambers and other community stakeholders to respond to disasters, and promote revitalization and economic development efforts. We are very grateful to the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for this distinguished recognition and their ongoing community partnership."

This corporate responsibility award was presented at the Leaders in Excellence Awards Luncheon held during the chamber's 2017 Business Connect Summit. The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is San Antonio's largest independent business organization with more than 1,300 members. Learn more at sahcc.org/connect.


About Woodforest

Celebrating 37 years of banking service, Woodforest National Bank has successfully stood among the strongest banks in the nation, proudly offering outstanding quality customer service since 1980. Woodforest was recently awarded the highest 5-star superior rating for a 5th consecutive year by BauerFinancial, Inc, the nation's leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, Woodforest currently operates 700 branches in 17 states across the United States.

Media Contact

Cindi Stewart
Sr. Vice President-Public Relations Director
Woodforest National Bank
832-375-2508
cstewart@woodforest.com

Daniel Galindo
Vice President, CRA Strategic Initiatives Director
Woodforest National Bank
210-862-0511
dgalindo@woodforest.com

Woodforest National Bank

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