Moline, IL – QCR Holdings, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiaries, Quad City Bank & Trust, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, Rockford Bank & Trust, Community Bank & Trust, and m2 Lease Funds, today announced its inaugural company-wide Pay It Forward Day. This initiative was designed to inspire employees to perform unexpected acts of kindness and positively impact the communities where over a combined 435 employees live, work and play. Each employee was provided with the resources to perform a random act of kindness and help someone in their community during the month of March.
“We are excited to have our employees fan out over the Quad Cities performing acts of kindness,” stated John Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Quad City Bank & Trust. “By locally helping those in need, it furthers our commitment to being “People You Can Bank On®.”
“Giving back to our communities is a big part of the QCR Holdings philosophy, and it’s humbling to see how our employees are embracing the spirit of our 1st Annual Pay It Forward Day,” said Doug Hultquist, President and Chief Executive Officer of QCR Holdings, Inc. “It is our hope that by creating a small chain of human kindness we might inspire other businesses and individuals to join us and do the same.”
QCR Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Moline, Illinois, is a relationship-driven, multi-bank holding company, which serves the Quad City, Cedar Rapids, and Rockford communities through its wholly owned subsidiary banks. Quad City Bank & Trust, which is based in Bettendorf, Iowa, and commenced operations in 1994, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, which is based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and commenced operations in 2001, and Rockford Bank & Trust, which is based in Rockford, Illinois, and commenced operations in 2005, provide full-service commercial and consumer banking and trust and wealth management services. In addition, Quad City Bank & Trust engages in commercial leasing through its wholly owned subsidiary, m2 Lease Funds, LLC, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. With the acquisition of Community National Bancorporation in 2013, the Company now serves the Waterloo/Cedar Falls, Iowa community through Community Bank & Trust, a division of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust Company.