Adel Mikhael of Easton, Pa. has joined as Vice President, Market Manager. He is responsible for developing new business in the Lehigh Valley/Western New Jersey market, and will work closely with businesses to meet their financial needs. Mikhael will also be responsible for building a referral network of accounting firms, law firms, and trade associations to source new business. In addition, he will oversee Provident’s Bethlehem, Pa. and Phillipsburg, N.J. branches and will be responsible for sales management, operational proficiency, coaching and staff development.
“We are excited to add Adel to Provident’s Lehigh Valley/Western N.J. Retail Banking team. His strong business development and client management skills, combined with his extensive knowledge of the region, will enhance our efforts to grow in the Lehigh Valley/Western N.J. market,” said Klyda Hutchins, Senior Vice President, Regional Manager, Provident Bank.
Mikhael was most recently Vice President, Branch Manager with PNC Bank, responsible for the Allentown, Pa. branch. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Branch Manager with Santander Bank. Mikhael also held the position of Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager with HSBC Bank, where he was responsible for managing a $150 million commercial loan portfolio and working with customers with annual sales over $5 million. Mikhael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from American University Cairo. He is a member of the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.
About Provident Bank
Provident Bank, a community-oriented bank offering “Commitment you can count on” since 1839, is the wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS), which reported assets of $9.85 billion as of December 31, 2017. With $6.59 billion in deposits, Provident Bank provides a comprehensive suite of financial products and services through its network of branches throughout northern and central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. The Bank also provides fiduciary and wealth management services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company. For more information about Provident Bank, visit or join the conversations on Facebook (ProvidentBank) and Twitter (@ProvidentBank).