Mayor Bell Receives M&F Bank Founders Award

DURHAM, NC (June 7, 2017) – M&F Bank yesterday named the Honorable William V. “Bill” Bell, mayor of the City of Durham, as the recipient of its  9th annual Founders Award. The M&F Bank Founders Award recognizes individuals or entities that embody the “Founding Principles,” which are the signature values or attributes of the men who established the Bank 110 years ago, and which values have guided the Bank ever since. Springs,-Bell,-Pierce,-StewartThose Principles include: success through industrious labor; courage & leadership; embracing diversity; “doing well by doing good;” responsible citizenship; investing one’s time & resources in the community; commitment to excellence and attention to detail; taking the opportunity to make a difference; and being a mentor and role model.  (left to right) Director Lenny F. Springs, Mayor William V. “Bill” Bell, Director Raymond C. Pierce, Chairman James A. Stewart    Read full press release