Brad Stevens '99 Named Community Ambassador for PNC
August 4, 2010
August 4, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Brad Stevens, the 1999 DePauw University graduate who led Butler University's men's basketball team to the NCAA championship game earlier this year, has been named a community ambassador for the PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., (NYSE: PNC). According to Inside Indiana Business.com, "In this role, Stevens will support the bank's philanthropic and business goals in a variety of ways. He will be an active participant in the bank's community partnerships, and will make appearances at PNC-sponsored community and client events."
"Brad Stevens is the ideal community ambassador for PNC," says Steve Stitle, the bank's regional president for Indiana and a former Trustee of DePauw. "Like Brad's team, the PNC team is passionate about being the best so that our community can thrive and our customers may achieve their financial goals."
The article notes, "Among the programs that Stevens will support is the PNC Foundation's signature philanthropic cause, Grow Up Great, a 10-year, $100 million bilingual initiative to improve early childhood education. The Grow Up Great program will be launched in Indianapolis later this year."
Stevens, who was an economics major and Management Fellow at DePauw, has been Butler's head men's basketball coach since April 2007. He states, "I am excited to work with PNC to make a positive difference in central Indiana. The bank's strong reputation for supporting the local community and providing outstanding service to its customers are qualities that I value. I look forward to being part of another winning team."
Read more at Inside Indiana Business.com.
In June, a half-hour program on FOX Sports Midwest focused on Brad Stevens' success at Butler and included comments from Bill Fenlon, his collegiate coach at DePauw. On April 13, Stevens returned to his alma mater to deliver the Robert C. McDermond Lecture.Back