Truist hires new central Pa. business banking lead

Matt Cristino. PHOTO PROVIDED.

Truist Bank’s newest business banking leader for central Pennsylvania brings with him over a decade of experience with Citizens Bank and Bank of America.

Lancaster native Matt Cristino recently joined Truist’s midstate region after three years as consumer banking marketing manager and senior vice president at Bank of America.

Prior to joining Bank of America, Cristino worked for more than10 years at Citizens Bank and was named Top Small Business Leader of New England in 2015 and 2016 while he was a small business leader in Citizens’ Rhode Island/Connecticut region.

Cristino and his family are originally from Lancaster County and said they look forward to being closer to relatives and friends.

“We look forward to having Matt join our team here in Central Pennsylvania,” said Alex Brame, regional president for Truist. “His experience and familiarity with the region will help us to further live out our purpose of helping to build better lives and communities.”

Wegmans, Hilton, Target among Fortune’s 100 best big companies to work for

Wegmans, Hilton and Target are among a number of large corporations with Pennsylvania locations appearing on Fortune’s top 100 companies to work for.

This is the 23rd year the New York-based Fortune magazine has published the rankings, which are the result of a survey administered by Great Place to Work, a California-based workplace analytics firm.

Hilton, the Virginia-based national hotel chain, came in at number three with employees offered perks like job sharing, compressed work weeks, fully paid sabbaticals, sick days for part timers and student loan debt repayment.

Wegmans, the higher-end supermarket chain with stores throughout Pennsylvania, ranked number four, down one from number three last year. The New York-based company boasts sick days for part timers, compressed work weeks, and college tuition reimbursement. Wegmans also hired 1,656 new high school and college graduates last year.

National retail chain Target came in at number 14, also with sick days for part timers, subsidized child care and job sharing. Target was also one of the first major retailers to accelerate its minimum wage to $15, and currently has roughly 8,635 job openings nationwide.

Other businesses operating in Pennsylvania to make the top 100 list include Marriot at 15, Bank of America at 22, CarMax at 36, T-Mobile at 51, Burlington Stores at 69, Sheetz at 83 , and Farmers Insurance at 84.

California-based network and software company Cisco Systems ranked number one of top 100 places to work for 2021.

The full list can be found here.