SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 15, 2013--
The Independent Colleges of Washington (ICW) presented the 2012 Stanley
O. McNaughton Leadership Award to U.S. Bank last week at Saint Martin’s
University. Accepting the award was U.S. Bank’s newly-appointed market
president for Washington and third-term ICW board member, Chris Heman.
“We are honored to receive this esteemed recognition from Independent
Colleges of Washington,” said Heman. “For more than three decades, U.S.
Bank has helped Washington’s college students succeed by supporting ICW
through corporate giving and board leadership.”
U.S. Bank began contributing to ICW in 1979 with a gift of $5,000 and
continues to support independent higher education in Washington by
providing generous named scholarships at all 10 ICW member colleges and
universities each year. U.S. Bank was one of the first contributors to
the new Matched College Savings Program (MCSP), launched in 2012.
Students across Washington have benefitted from U.S. Bank’s gifts, which
total over $1.8 million.
The award is named after longtime community and civic leader Stanley O.
McNaughton, one of initial sparks creating ICW. It recognizes companies,
foundations, legislators and other leaders for demonstrating passionate
commitment to Washington’s independent colleges and universities and
“With a stellar reputation for serving the community with the highest
level of integrity and commitment, U.S. Bank is recognized as one of the
safest, most respected and most trusted banking companies in the world,”
said Violet A. Boyer, President and CEO of ICW.
The ICW Board of Directors chose U.S. Bank for the McNaughton Leadership
Award last November and presented it at the spring meeting of the board.
Senator Steve Conway was awarded in 2011 and The Anderson Foundation in
About Independent Colleges of Washington
Independent Colleges of Washington is an association of private,
nonprofit liberal arts colleges in Washington. Our 10 member colleges
and universities share a commitment to providing opportunity, choice,
and success for students. Together we accomplish this by making
resources available to students, advocating for public policy that
supports students, building strategic collaborations, and telling the
compelling story of high-quality, academically rigorous independent
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $354 billion in assets as of December 31,
2012, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial
bank in the United States. The Company operates 3,084 banking offices in
25 states and 5,065 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking,
brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services
products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp
on the web at usbank.com.
Source: U.S. Bancorp
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