W. Kirk Wycoff
Mr. Wycoff has more than 25 years of entrepreneurial banking experience. He served as Chairman, President and CEO of Continental Bank from its inception in 2005 through its sale in 2014. Mr. Wycoff also served on the investment committee of NewSpring Ventures (which he co-founded in 1999) and NewSpring Mezzanine Fund.
Mr. Wycoff was Chairman and CEO of Progress Financial Corp. from July 1991 to April 2004, where he was responsible for building a small local bank into one of the Philadelphia area’s top community banks. During his more than 12 years with Progress, the bank grew from $280 million in assets and seven offices, to more than $1.2 billion in assets and 21 offices. Prior to leading Progress Bank, Mr. Wycoff served as Chairman and CEO of Crusader Savings Bank, a Philadelphia community bank which he transformed into a profitable mortgage lender. He also held senior level positions with Girard Bank, Philadelphia Savings Fund Society and Reliance Insurance Company.
Mr. Wycoff earned his BA degree in Business Administration from Franklin & Marshall College. As an active member of the community, Mr. Wycoff serves on the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Center in Bridgeport, PA which helps to provide alternative education programs for troubled youth and also helps families with life transitions.