Citizens & Northern Bank Named Among Top Extraordinary Banks in USA

C&N receives multiple Category Excellence Awards from Institute for Extraordinary Banking

by Citizens & Northern Bank – November 6, 2017

WELLSBORO, PA – Citizens & Northern Bank was just named one of the top extraordinary banks in the United States by the Institute for Extraordinary Banking.

Citizens & Northern Bank was recognized as the winner among banks with more than $1 billion in assets in all five of the Institute’s Category Excellence Awards: the BanksGiving Banky™ Award for Extraordinary Philanthropy in recognition of their commitment to the strategic direction of their communities and to making profound impacts within the communities they serve, and the Thank God It’s Monday! Banky™ Award for Extraordinary Internal Culture because of their high levels of employee engagement, and their successful injection of fun into the workplace, while achieving breakthrough results.

They also received the Above-and-Beyond Customer Service Banky™ Award for their exemplary focus on customers, and the amazing results they’ve produced, the Thought Leader Banky™ Award for Extraordinary Bank Practices, raising the standards of banking practices, with excellence in unique and cutting-edge practices, and exemplary financial results, and Money Smarts Banky™ Award for Financial Literacy Education because of their extraordinary service to their customers and their community through a commitment to financial literacy programs.

C&N’s CEO, Brad Scovill, said, “I want to thank the C&N team members for their commitment to our mission of ‘Creating Value through Lifelong Relationships.’ Their hard work, dedication and passion to serve our clients and our communities so well over the years is what allows C&N to achieve such high honors. We appreciate The Institute for recognizing us with these important awards and I expect this positive momentum to continue for many years to come.”

The Extraordinary Banking™ Awards exist to highlight the vital, yet often overlooked, role that local, community banks play in our economy. Consumers use the Grammys to guide their music purchases, the Emmys to lead them to the best of television, and the Tonys to discover outstanding live theater…

And now, consumers have the BankyTM Awards as their guide to discovering the very best, most extraordinary banks in their communities, and in the country.

This year, the Bankys™ recognized the top 1-percent of all community banks—The Best Banks in AmericaTM.

For more information, and to see videos and downloadable photos from the awards, go to To schedule an interview or get more information, call 1-877-838-2517 during business hours.

Citizens & Northern Bank is a local, independent community bank providing complete financial, investment and insurance services through 26 full service offices located throughout Cameron, Potter, McKean, Tioga, Bradford, Sullivan and Lycoming counties in Pennsylvania and Steuben County, NY. C&N’s most recently opened Elmira, NY loan production office offers commercial, residential and consumer lending services. C&N can be found on the worldwide web at The Company’s stock is listed on NASDAQ Capital Market Securities under the symbol CZNC.

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