Varsovia Fernandez, an executive with more than 15 years of executive management experience across financial, nonprofit, information technology, venture capital and eCommerce industries, is the senior vice president and Philadelphia market leader for Customers Bank of Wyomissing, Pa.

Prior to joining Customers Bank, Fernandez served as president and CEO of the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She is actively involved in the community and has served as chair of the Community College of Philadelphia Board of Trustees, commissioner to the Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission and treasurer to the Pennsylvania Intergovern-mental Cooperative Authority, and is a member of several other advisory boards and commissions.

As a public speaker, she has introduced Secretary of State John Kerry during his presidential campaign in 2008. She also has spoken at the GE Hispanic Forum, 2016 Comcast Diversity Summit, U.S. Hispanic and the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, U.S. SBA, and U.S. Department of Agriculture, among many other organizations and events.

Among Fernandez’s numerous honors, she received awards for the Pennsylvania Hispanic Bar Association Outstanding Community Service, Leadership Philadelphia Connector, Liberty Bell from the City of Philadelphia, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Executive of the Year and Pennsylvania Latino Influential Mover and Shaker. She is a graduate of Rosemont College.