Ten Employees Will Join CEO, CFO in New York to Ring the NYSE
Closing Bell on Friday, July 12
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 11, 2013--
U.S. Bancorp will celebrate its 150th anniversary this week
by ringing The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
U.S. Bancorp Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Richard
Davis and Chief Financial Officer Andy Cecere will take the stage at the
NYSE on Friday, July 12 at 4 p.m. ET. Joining them will be 10
employees from across the bank, including two of the bank’s
longest-serving staffers, four employees who serve in the military and
four other employees who were chosen as winners of bank contests
commemorating the 150th anniversary.
U.S. Bank’s national charter, which is based in Cincinnati, was signed
during Abraham Lincoln’s presidency 150 years ago on July 13, 1863,
while the Civil War raged across the Ohio River. Since then, U.S. Bank
has not only survived, but thrived. Today, U.S. Bancorp is the
fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States.
The employees joining Davis and Cecere at the NYSE on Friday are:
Gwyn Holland – The bank’s longest serving employee is a teller
from Decherd, Tenn. who joined the company 60 years ago.
Marilyn Herbster – U.S. Bank’s second-longest tenured employee
works in the Technology and Operations group in Portland, Ore. She has
served the company for 56 years.
Jared Belkey – a project manager in the bank’s Small Business
Banking group in the Twin Cities who joined U.S. Bank 15 years ago.
Belkey is also a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and has been
deployed three times -to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait.
Tyler Birman – a 10-year veteran of the bank and a member of
the Oregon Air National Guard who served in the Middle East. Birman
works for U.S. Bank in Portland, Ore.
Erin Cochran – a securities specialist in the bank’s Trust
Technology & Support group in St. Paul who joined the bank nine years
ago. Cochran is also a member of the U.S. Army National Guard.
Nick Safford – a trainee in the bank’s Military Leadership
Development program who joined the company a year ago and is a member
of the U.S. Army Reserves.
Mary Kariuki Ries – works in the bank’s wealth management group
in St. Paul. Kariuki Ries, who grew up in a small village in Nairobi,
Kenya, joined U.S. Bank 14 years ago.
Alex Young – a credit analyst in the bank’s credit
administration department in Minneapolis. who joined U.S. Bank a year
and a half ago.
Kristen Reinhardt – works in branch operations in Kansas City
and will celebrate 10 years with U.S. Bank early next year.
Tara Bell -- a personal banker in Irvine, Calif. who will
celebrate her second anniversary with the bank this October.
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $355 billion
in assets as of March 31, 2013, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the
5th largest commercial bank in the United States. Celebrating its 150th
anniversary this year, the company operates 3,080 banking offices in 25
states and 5,056 ATMs. The bank 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 www.usbank.com.
Source: U.S. Bancorp
Nicole Garrison-Sprenger, U.S. Bank
(612) 303-0731, firstname.lastname@example.org