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JES Foundation Repair and Fifth Third Bank Team Up To Drive Business in the Richmond, VA Market

JES brand to be featured on the No.17 Fifth Third Ford At Toyota Owners 400 Race.

JES Fifth Third Team UpRichmond, V.A. (April 27, 2017) – JES Foundation Repair (JES), a subsidiary of JES Companies, the nation’s largest foundation repair company, announces a pass-through partnership with Fifth Third Bank to capitalize on the economic engine and marketing platform in Richmond this weekend with NASCAR. Through this unique motorsports pass-through rights program with Fifth Third Bank, JES will be able to tap into the loyal NASCAR fan base at the Toyota Owners 400 to promote its brand and services in impactful, new ways.

 “Fifth Third selected the Richmond market to launch its ‘Fueled by Fifth Third Bank’ pass-through program because of Richmond’s rich history with NASCAR and a robust business environment that could benefit from the program,” notes David Morton, Managing Director of Fifth Third Bank Motorsports. “JES Foundation Repair, an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company, was a natural fit for the partnership given its growing presence and reputation in Virginia, and the relevance, quality and value of their services for NASCAR fans.”

Matt Malone, CEO and Owner of JES Companies, adds, “Fifth Third’s holistic, strategic approach to our relationship goes beyond traditional banking. They bring fresh ideas and creative solutions to the conversation, such as the pass-through program, which helps us grow our business. We are thrilled to be able to leverage their investment in the sport with Roush Fenway Racing and Richmond International Raceway to harness the power of NASCAR to drive more business.”

The Fifth Third Richmond team, spearheaded by Bob Bennett, SVP of Commercial Banking, collaborated with JES to give them access to a number of exclusive race assets. The JES logo will be prominently displayed on the decklid of the Roush Fenway Racing No. 17 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup car driven by two-time NASCAR XFINITY series, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. during the Toyota Owners 400 race on April 30, 2017. In addition, JES will have a display set up on the track on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. during the track, where fans can play cornhole and learn more about JES.

About JES Companies

JES Companies, owned and operated by professional engineers, specializes in residential and commercial foundation repair, crawl space encapsulation, basement waterproofing, and concrete leveling. JES Companies, comprised of JES Foundation Repair, JES Evergreen, Indiana Foundation Service, and Mount Valley Foundation Services is the largest foundation repair company in the United States. JES Companies operates out of five locations in Virginia including Virginia Beach, Chester, Salem, Appomattox, and Manassas and has recently added offices in Whiteland, Indiana, and Columbia, South Carolina. In addition to continually winning many industry awards for sales volume and service excellence, JES has been named to Fortune 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Virginia Chamber of Commerce Fantastic 50, Inside Business Roaring Twenty and Best Places to Work. JES Companies now serves Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C., North Carolina, Indiana, South Carolina, and Georgia.

For more information about JES, please visit www.jeswork.com.

About Fifth Third

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had $142 billion in assets and operates 1,191 full-service Banking Centers, and 2,495 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third also has a 17.9% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of December 31, 2016, had $315 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $31 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Brokerage businesses. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.”

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