Washington, D.C. — United Bank, the largest community bank headquartered in Greater Washington, has appointed Thomas Bontempo to the role of senior vice president and director of digital strategy. In this newly developed role, Bontempo will be responsible for creating United Bank’s consumer and business digital strategy, developing a customer centric digital experience.
With more than 15 years of digital expertise, Bontempo is a leader in the financial services digital industry. He has successfully implemented digital-first strategies at several of America’s leading institutions, such as Bank of America and First Niagara Bank, and guided KPMG’s clients through digital transformations.
“Thomas’s industry expertise and commitment to incorporating digital services will be a tremendous asset as United continues to support the financial goals of businesses and individuals throughout our footprint,” said United Bank Chief Consumer Banking Officer, Chad Mildren.
Prior to joining United Bank, Bontempo served as the director of digital transformation at KPMG, working with a wide variety of clients in the financial services and sales. Early in his career, Thomas served honorably as member of the United States Marine Corp.
“United Bank is committed to creating a digital-first strategy that will make our customers’ financial lives easier to manage. In doing so, we will help them exceed their financial goals and advance our mission of excellence in service to our employees, customers, shareholders and communities,” Bontempo said.
About United Bank
United Bankis the largest community bank headquartered in Greater Washington. It has assets of approximately $19.8 billion and 139 full-service banking locations and 17 loan origination offices throughout Washington, D.C., Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and South Carolina. For more information, visit BankWithUnited.com.