Univest in Souderton, Pa., has hired Megan Duryea Santana as general counsel for the company and its banking subsidiary, Univest Bank and Trust.
The $2.9 billion-asset company said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that it created the position to strengthen its risk management practice.
Santana was also named executive vice president. Previously she was a partner at the law firm Fox Rothschild, where her work included banking and tax and business planning. She also has experience in commercial lending.