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Photo of Elizabeth (Liz) J. DellingerElizabeth (Liz) J. Dellinger, B.A.
Director of Treasury Management, York Traditions Bank

Elizabeth J. Dellinger has twenty-four years of banking experience and is the director of treasury management for York Traditions Bank in York, Pennsylvania. Dellinger sells and develops cash management services for business customers including online banking, merchant services for credit card payments, remote deposit capture, electronic funds transfer, and cash receipt and disbursement processing. Throughout her career, Dellinger has worked to encourage women to seek leadership roles and make a difference.

A native of York, Dellinger earned a bachelor of arts degree in Psychology in 1991 from the University of Delaware, and is a graduate of York Suburban High School. Although she is not a graduate of Penn State, that hasn’t stopped her from devoting a tremendous amount of time working to help Penn State York grow and become a vital part of the York community. She has served on the Penn State York Advisory Board since 2003 and was the board chair for two years, 2011-12. She continues to serve on the board alongside her father, Donald, a Penn State graduate and her blue and white influence, who has been a board member since 1988.

Her continued support of Penn State York and dedication to education is evident in her recent commitment as a charter member of the Women’s Philanthropic Network (WPN) at Penn State York, the first organization of its kind in the history of the University. This is a passion she shares with her mother, Jane, who is also a charter member of the WPN. This new organization brings women together, both face-to-face and with technology, to unite their financial power in a collective voice. The goal of the WPN is to create, nurture, and transform the campus through philanthropy and encourage the development of women as philanthropic leaders.

Dellinger began her banking career with York Federal and held progressively responsible management and executive positions through the mergers with Waypoint and Sovereign Bank, including vice president, cash management and sales and vice president, relationship manager/portfolio manager.

She has received numerous sales and customer service awards throughout her banking career. She has also been recognized for her community involvement and participation in professional development activities as well as her influence on women and young business leaders. These awards include the Economic Alliances’ Ignite Award, Leadership York’s Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award, and the Athena Award.

Active in the community, Dellinger currently serves as the president elect of the YWCA of York County, and is a board member for Spirit-Trust Lutheran Foundation and the Salvation Army of York.

She lives in York with her 7-year-old daughter, Carley.