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Amalgamated Bank Launches New Philanthropy Division Led by Anna Fink
April 4, 2016

Amalgamated Bank Launches New Philanthropy Division Led by Anna Fink

The hiring of Anna and the creation of this new position will allow us to strengthen our partnerships with charitable nonprofits and foundations to advance our mission of providing hardworking individuals and families access to affordable banking.

Keith Mestrich, President & CEO, Amalgamated Bank

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Amalgamated Bank, the leading national progressive bank, announced that Anna Fink joined its Washington, D.C office as First Vice President for Philanthropy. In this role, Ms. Fink will be responsible for growing and serving a new client base that works on solving today’s pressing issues.

“At Amalgamated, we are committed to investing in our neighboring communities and we understand that sometimes the best way to do so is through philanthropy,” said Keith Mestrich, President and CEO of Amalgamated Bank. “The hiring of Anna and the creation of this new position will allow us to strengthen our partnerships with charitable nonprofits and foundations to advance our mission of providing hardworking individuals and families access to affordable banking. Anna has been at the forefront of building new strategies, approaches and alliances to advance significant change, and we are thrilled to have her leading this work.”

Ms. Fink comes to the bank with more than fifteen years of public policy advocacy and philanthropy experience, including with some of the nation’s leading nonprofits, foundations and organizations. Most recently, she led the Women’s Equality Program at the Wyss Foundation, was a senior advisor for philanthropy and innovation at the AFL-CIO, and worked at the New World Foundation overseeing grant-making initiatives as a senior program officer.
 
“I am honored and excited to work with Amalgamated Bank, to help expand and deepen philanthropic partnerships, continuing the Bank’s legacy and ongoing commitment to social justice,” said Ms. Fink.
 
About Amalgamated Bank

For nearly a century, Amalgamated Bank has been a financial institution with a purpose: affordable and accessible banking for all. Offering customers nationwide the products and services of a major financial institution, Amalgamated is committed to the values on which it was founded. We proudly advocate for workers’ rights and promote the highest standards of environmental, social and corporate governance practices, which is why we are the first choice of progressive organizations and people – from presidential campaigns and labor unions to individuals who want a bank that believes everyone should be able to participate fully in our economy. We serve our communities with the core principle that the real currency of banking isn’t dollars – it’s trust.