Dara J. Klein Receives Prestigious Statewide Award

Wynnewood, PA, September 28, 2021 Dara J. Klein, Managing Director of Kaplan Partners, received the Champion for Women Award at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s (PA Bankers’) annual Women in Banking Conference on September 27th.

The Champion for Women Award is presented as part of PA Bankers’ Women in Banking Recognition of Excellence Program, which is dedicated to honoring men and women in the banking industry who promote and inspire women in the workplace to reach their full potential. The Champion for Women Award, given to an Affiliate Member of PA Bankers, celebrates a seasoned male or female professional who through personal commitment and dedication is invested in the success and development of women leaders.

Dara Klein serves as a Managing Director of Kaplan Partners, a retained executive search and board advisory firm headquartered in suburban Philadelphia. Throughout her 17 year tenure with the firm, Dara has been committed to the highest levels of professional expertise, and to fostering the development and advancement of women into the C-Suite and Boardroom. “I am extremely proud of Dara, as she is so deserving of this award. Not only is she an extraordinary advisor for our clients, but she exemplifies the commitment we all share to advancing diversity in the banking industry.”

In addition to her role with Kaplan Partners, Dara serves as Co-Chair of the Advisory Council of the Women’s Business Collaborative, and as an active member of the Forum of Executive Women. For more information on Dara and Kaplan Partners, visit www.KaplanPartners.com.

PA Bankers has been bringing banks and bankers together for more than 125 years to learn, grow, serve and engage with their peers, communities and lawmakers. The association is the leading advocate for pro-banking policies at the state and federal levels, as well as the delivery of quality education, products and services for banks of all sizes and their employees. www.PaBankers.com.