Lead Bank Receives Bronze COVID Status from MO Chamber

Aug 27, 2021
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“Covid Stops Here” Initiative Recognizes Organizations with 70% Workforce Vaccination 

(KANSAS CITY, MO) August 2021 Kansas City’s community-minded, independent commercial bank been, Lead Bank, has received a bronze level COVID Stops Here designation for achieving a 70% workforce vaccination rate from the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Chamber’s COVID Stops Here campaign celebrates Missouri workplaces that have achieved widespread vaccination of at least 70%.

It is critical that Missourians work together to stop the spread of the coronavirus — including the dangerous new Delta variant. The Missouri Chamber will continue to recognize vaccinated organizations and encourage more organizations to join their ranks. 

Effective as of August 25, 2021, Lead Bank announced that the COVID-19 vaccine is required for all employees. “With the progression to ensure that we have a healthy and safe work environment, we have decided to proceed with requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for all Lead Bankers.  This new policy strives to create an environment that is safe for everyone, so we can focus on our culture, values, clients, and strategic initiatives and what we are truly here for,” says Angela Blackburn, Director of People.

“The COVID-19 vaccine is Missouri’s pathway to recovery and Lead Bank is helping set the bar for organizations with high vaccination rates by achieving our Bronze COVID Stops Here status. This is a great achievement, and we thank their entire team for helping our state stop this dangerous virus,” said Daniel P. Mehan, president and CEO of the Missouri Chamber. “Employers are playing a very important role as we work to encourage vaccinations in Missouri. In order to finally put this virus behind us, we need Missourians to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Together we can stop this virus, let’s make sure that COVID stops here!” Learn more at mochamber.com/CovidStopsHere

About Lead Bank

Lead Bank is a community-minded, independent commercial bank recognized for its innovative approach to community banking and unique banking solutions that allows real people, real businesses, and their communities to thrive. Serving communities with treasury management and lending services, consumer client products, digital consumer banking, and innovative financial technology services, Lead Bank is the first choice for those looking for a future banking partner. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, yet serving clients digitally throughout the United States, Lead Bank is known for being a small business advocate, having outstanding client service, and creating financial pathways for those, who in the past, have been financially unhealthy. 2020 member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), an international network of banking leaders worldwide committed to advancing positive change in the banking sector. For additional information, call (816) 220.8600 or visit http://www.lead.bank/

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