TAMPA, Fla., (Dec. 19, 2013) – Fifth Third Bank (Tampa Bay) is pleased to announce that financial center manager William Perez was recently appointed to the board of directors for Champions for Children, a 35 year old nonprofit organization that builds stronger families in the Tampa Bay region through child abuse prevention and family education programs. His 2-year term runs from 2014 to 2015.
“At Fifth Third, our corporate culture is rooted in philanthropy and giving back to the communities we serve,” said José Peña, head of retail banking for Fifth Third Bank (Tampa Bay). “As part of that, we encourage our employees to find and support organizations they’re passionate about. We’re proud to have someone like Will Perez, with his experience and passion for the community, managing our downtown Tampa location.”
Perez joined Fifth Third Bank (Tampa Bay) in 2011, and has served as financial center manager for the Countryway and Countyline locations. He currently manages the downtown Tampa banking center.
About Fifth Third
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $126 billion in assets and operates 18 affiliates with 1,326 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart® locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,374 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 25% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of September 30, 2013, had $318 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $27 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC.