By Allissa Kline – Reporter, Buffalo Business First
Article originally posted by Buffalo Business First
The board of directors of Evans Bancorp Inc. is an anomaly in Western New York.
That’s because there are three women on the board, more than any other public company headquartered here with the exception of Financial Institutions Inc., whose board also has three women.
Two of the three women sitting on the Evans board were elected last month. But the Angola-based parent company of Evans Bank N.A. has a long history of including women in the boardroom.
The top executive said the focus on diversity is an effort to make sure bank leadership looks like the people it serves.
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