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Leadership Lessons Breakfast

Leadership Lessons Breakfast

Thursday, September 28, 2023 (8:45 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)


Leadership Lessons Breakfast: Never Ever Give Up an Inspiring True Story about Leadership, Commitment & Resiliency

Spend the morning with the Chief Executive Officer of Customers Bancorp, Inc., and Executive Chairman of Customers Bank - Jay Sidhu, as he shares his inspiring story about leadership, commitment, and resiliency. 

Hear his story as a young man who grew up in India moved to the United States without money, connections, or friends, and later worked his way up to become CEO of a company with more than $20 billion in assets and over 600 employees.

Jay Sidhu serves as Chief Executive Officer of Customers Bancorp, Inc., and Executive Chairman of Customers Bank. He has an extensive and recognized background in banking. Prior to joining Customers Bank, he served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sovereign Bancorp, Inc. There, he grew the organization from an Initial Public Offering of $12 million to a market cap approaching $12 billion, crediting it as the 17th largest banking institution in the country.

Sidhu has received various recognitions in the industry, including Financial World’s CEO of the Year, Turnaround Entrepreneur of the Year, and was named the Large Business Leader of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce. He has spoken at YPO Universities in Dubai and Hong Kong about Authentic Leadership and has also been a speaker at conferences around the world including Singapore, London, Sydney, Prague, Dubai, and all over the US.

Sidhu earned a Master of Business Administration from Wilkes University and graduated from the Harvard Business School’s Leadership Course for CEO’s.

Emerging Leaders at Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce works to prepare & develop the next generation of business leaders in Rhode Island. Networking & programming is geared towards helping leaders make connections, develop skills, & further prepare for C-Suite leadership.


$30.00 Per Person

Bryant University
1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917 United States

Event Contact
Lesley Palagi
(401) 334-1000
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Thursday, September 28, 2023 (8:45 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)
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