Amalgamated Bank Appoints Tyler Nickerson as First Vice President to lead philanthropy banking strategy
I am pleased to welcome Tyler to Amalgamated’s commercial banking team. His experience working with impactful philanthropies, and his dedication to developing smart solutions for our clients in the philanthropic and non-profit communities will make him an invaluable addition to our team
NEW YORK — Amalgamated Bank (Nasdaq: AMAL) announced today that Tyler Nickerson has been appointed as First Vice President of Commercial Banking, effective immediately. Based in Washington, D.C., he will lead the bank’s commercial banking and strategy for its foundation and philanthropic clients.
“I am pleased to welcome Tyler to Amalgamated’s commercial banking team. His experience working with impactful philanthropies, and his dedication to developing smart solutions for our clients in the philanthropic and non-profit communities will make him an invaluable addition to our team,” said Keith Mestrich, the President and CEO of Amalgamated Bank.
“Amalgamated Bank is well-known for its commitment to making a positive difference in the world by helping its clients achieve financial success and supporting their missions. I am proud to be joining an organization that is serious about contributing to our society, environment, and communities in which we do business. I look forward to bringing my expertise to Amalgamated’s clients to help them achieve their goals, and maximize their positive impact,” said Tyler Nickerson, First Vice President.
Prior to joining Amalgamated, Tyler served as the founding director of investments and state strategy at The Solutions Project, a philanthropic and cultural campaigning initiative sparked by Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, and others working to accelerate the transition toward clean energy for all people. Tyler formerly served as a program manager at the Dyer-Ives Foundation and as founder & CEO of Motu Communications, which supported philanthropic clients in public affairs, grantmaking strategy, and evaluation. He has also led successful community-based advocacy efforts and has consulted on more than two-dozen electoral campaigns.
Tyler holds a BA with honors from Grand Valley State University and an MA in Public Administration from Pennsylvania State University. He serves as co-chair of the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy Washington, D.C. Chapter, and on the Andrew Goodman Foundation's Millennial Advisory Council. In 2017, Tyler and his team were given an Impact Award from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy and in 2016 he was named to the class of Midwest Energy’s 40 under 40. Tyler is a regular contributor to the Chronicle of Philanthropy and co-founder of City Built Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
About Amalgamated Bank
For nearly a century, Amalgamated Bank has served as America’s socially responsible bank, supporting forward-thinking organizations, companies, and individuals across the country. We are an advocate for those working to make the world more just, compassionate and sustainable. Our extensive experience, financial knowledge and community of like-minded customers offer a unique set of financial tools to customers. Amalgamated is the country’s largest B Corp® bank and a proud member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values. We don’t just have a mission. We are on a mission: to support those who support others, to invest in progressive and impactful causes and to advocate true financial opportunity for all.