James Coombes Joins York Traditions Bank as Manager of Future Downtown York Branch 

York Traditions Bank announces the addition of James Coombes as Manager of the future Downtown York City office. Located at the busy intersection of North George and West Philadelphia Streets, the Bank’s sixth branch is currently undergoing renovations and is slated to open mid-year.

Mr. Coombes has spent the majority of his 25-year banking career in York and is well known in the downtown area. For the past 18 years, Coombes served as manager of the Center City York financial center for PeoplesBank. He earned his Associates degree from the Community College of Allegheny County and is a graduate of the Central Atlantic School of Banking and Advanced School of Banking.

“Jim Coombes is the perfect fit for our culture and the ideal choice for Manager of our new branch,” notes Bradley Willow, Managing Director of Personal and Signature Banking. “Jim is a part of the fabric of our community. He is extremely passionate about York City and his customers. Through his leadership, York Traditions Bank will continue to play a role in the story of York’s growth and revitalization.”

“It is with great privilege and enthusiasm that I join York Traditions Bank,” shared Coombes. “The Bank’s Core Values support a true commitment to community, which is something that has always been very important to me. I look forward to leading the Downtown York team in building trusted banking relationships through dedication, respect, and the high level of customer service for which York Traditions Bank is known.”

Mr. Coombes resides in the area and is actively involved in serving the community.  He volunteers as an allocations panel member of the United Way of York County and as a team captain for the Cultural Alliance of York County annual campaign. Coombes is also involved with York City Special Events, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Junior Achievement, and YWCA’s Walk A Mile in Her Shoes.