Comerica continues long-standing commitment to small business and entrepreneurial growth
Fort Worth, TX (August 24, 2012) – Comerica Bank has joined the non-profit Entrepreneurs’ Organization Fort Worth (EO Fort Worth) as a Founding Sponsor and has been instrumental in the launch and growth of the chapter. Comerica has been a regional supporter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization, and helped found the EO Fort Worth chapter.
“Comerica has been great supporter of entrepreneurs of all stages, and we are proud to have them as the very first Founding Strategic Partner in the launch of EO Fort Worth. I look forward to working with them for many years to support the growth of the entrepreneurial community throughout the metroplex,” said Jeremy Brandt, founder/CEO of 1-800-CashOffer and founding President of EO Fort Worth.
Serving entrepreneurs who have a passionate desire to grow their businesses, to learn from their peers, and to share their experiences with others, EO Fort Worth launched this year with overwhelming success, and is the fastest growing EO chapter in the history of the organization. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization has been a positive force within business communities throughout the world, helping to fuel economic development and job creation by driving learning and growth of its members’ companies. Globally, its members account for US$140 billion in annual revenues and employ more than 1.5 million workers.
“Comerica Bank is proud to help launch the new Fort Worth chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization Fort Worth, a non-profit that will be instrumental in spurring business growth and fostering collaboration in the local business community,” said Matthew W. Marchbanks, Comerica’s senior vice president of Business Banking for the Fort Worth market.
Jeff Vincent, also a senior vice president of Business Banking for Comerica in Fort Worth added, “Comerica and EO Fort Worth share the common values and commitment to helping people and businesses achieve success, and we look forward to working with more entrepreneurs to help fuel growth and prosperity in Tarrant County.”
About Entrepreneurs’ Organization
The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a dynamic global network of more than 8,000 business owners in 40 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, the year 2012 marks EO’s 25th anniversary. With its transformative experiences and unparalleled peer network, EO transforms the lives of the entrepreneurs who transform the world. EO is the catalyst that enables entrepreneurs to learn and grow from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life. Membership in one of EO’s 120 chapters is by invitation only. To learn more about EO Fort Worth or to apply for membership, visit www.eofortworth.org.
About Comerica Bank
Comerica Bank is the commercial banking subsidiary of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA), a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and strategically aligned by three business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Comerica focuses on relationships, and helping people and businesses be successful. In addition to Texas, Comerica Bank locations can be found in Arizona, California, Florida and Michigan, with select businesses operating in several other states, as well as in Canada and Mexico. To find us on Facebook, please visit www.facebook.com/ComericaCares. Follow Comerica Chief Economist Robert Dye on Twitter at @Comerica_Econ.