FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact Information:

Lydia Rodriguez

Marketing Director

210-283-6655

lrodriguez@broadwaybank.com

THE 2009 EMPLOYER AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

PRESENTED TO BROADWAY BANK

SAN ANTONIO, TX, January 12, 2010Broadway Bank recently received the 2009 Employer Award of Excellence during the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) 13th Annual Texas Workforce Conference conducted in Grapevine, Texas.  The special award honors employers that are actively involved with their local workforce board—and have made a positive impact on employers, workers, and their community.  Every year, each Local Workforce Development Board indentifies an outstanding employer from its local area for an award of excellence.

“Broadway Bank has been a strong partner with Workforce Solutions for many years, and they have not only utilized the services of the agency, but have worked with our team to promote the quality workforce programs Workforce Solutions provides,” stated Bob Green, Workforce Solutions Alamo Board Chair.  “In short, they have been a champion of workforce development.”

“Receiving this prestigious award is truly an honor and reconfirms Broadway Bank’s dedication to our community,” said Deborah Becht, executive vice president of Human Resources of Broadway Bank.  “Our diverse employee group is truly our most valuable asset, and we take pride in providing a positive culture where employees are valued and appreciated.”

 

About Broadway Bank

Broadway Bank was founded in 1941 to serve the San Antonio community.  It has evolved from a small neighborhood bank into the largest independently-owned bank headquartered in the San Antonio metropolitan area, and continues to operate as a locally-owned and operated financial institution. Broadway Bank offers a full range of sophisticated financial services including retail banking, private banking, military banking, business banking and wealth management. With more than $2 billion in total assets, the highly-rated Broadway Bank and its military division, Eisenhower Bank, operate 40 locations in South Texas and the surrounding area. Visit the Broadway Bank website at broadwaybank.com and Eisenhower Bank at eisenhowerbank.com for more information.

About The Texas Workforce Commission

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state government agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. TWC is part of a local and statewide network comprised of the agency coupled with planning and service delivery provided on a regional level by 28 local workforce boards and the six UI Tele-Centers that TWC operates. This network gives customers local access to workforce solutions and statewide services at more than 240 Texas Workforce Centers and satellite offices. TWC promotes and supports a workforce system that offers employers, workers and communities across Texas workforce solutions that achieve and sustain economic prosperity.  For additional information, please visit www.twc.state.tx.us.

About Workforce Solutions Alamo

The mission of Workforce Solutions Alamo is to build a premier workforce in America by providing employers and residents with the opportunities, resources and services to develop and gain a competitive edge in the global economy. Workforce Solutions Alamo reaches over 40,000 businesses and more than 2 million residents in the City of San Antonio and the counties of Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Karnes, Kerr, Kendall, Medina and Wilson counties. For more information on available workforce programs and services, please visit their website at www.workforcesolutionsalamo.org.

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