PASADENA, Calif., March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- OneWest Bank, the Southern California branch bank of CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), was recognized in the 12th Annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service in the category of "Customer Service Success - Financial Service Industries."
"Maintaining a customer-centric approach is integral to our company philosophy," said Steve Solk, president of Consumer Banking for CIT. "This recognition demonstrates how committed and passionate we are about helping our customers meet their day-to-day financial goals."
The Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service recognizes the achievements of contact center, customer service, business development and sales professionals worldwide. This year, more than 2,500 nominations across a range of industries were evaluated in the competition.
This is the first time OneWest Bank has participated in The Stevie® Awards. OneWest won a silver award as a result of its One Person at a Time® approach in its branches and the contact center as well as its demonstrated commitment to the Southern California community where all of its 70 branches are located.
Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2017. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has approximately $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. CIT provides financing, leasing, and advisory services principally to middle-market companies and small businesses across a wide variety of industries. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A. For more information, visit cit.com.
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