Deb Takes is the former chairman and chief executive officer of First Priority Bank in Malvern, Pa.
She earned a bachelor of science in economics from Vassar College and a master’s degree in the science of management from Rosemont College.
Previously, Takes served on the board of First Priority Bank, First Priority Financial Corporation, Harleysville National Bank, and Harleysville National Corporation.
She serves on several boards of directors, including Montgomery County Lands Trust, North Penn United Way, North Penn Valley Boys & Girls Club, and the Peter Becker Community.
She leads Rosemont College’s Business Advisory Board, a partnership between community business leaders and the College’s leadership.
She also received Rosemont’s 2009 Cresset Award, an honor given annually to an outstanding individual who has demonstrated a strong commitment to promoting values and to supporting education for all people.
In June 2010, Takes was named the Woman of the Year by Montgomery County Community College for her efforts in developing a partnership program between industry and the College to train women entrepreneurs.
Her previous community activities include:
She has served the banking industry through her board seats on the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers and the Insured Financial Institutions of the Delaware Valley.