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Simon Chen of Green Brook, N.J. has joined Provident Bank as Assistant Vice President, Banking Center Manager of the Edison branch. In this position, he will be responsible for developing and executing sales tactics, and managing the internal sales process, in addition to customer experience, regulatory compliance, and the operation of the branch. Chen is also responsible for the management and coaching of the staff, ensuring branch employees practice sound risk management and adhere to all policies and procedures of the bank.
“I am pleased to add Simon to our Retail Banking team. He brings with him a well-rounded background in financial services, with experience as a relationship manager, financial advisor and branch manager, which will support our efforts to grow the branch and continue delivering exceptional customer service,” said Gabe Rosanio, Vice President, Market Manager, Provident Bank.
Chen has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services and most recently was Vice President, Senior Manager, Branch Channel Management with CTBC Bank, USA, where he was responsible for the overall management of the retail banking function for an assigned market. Prior to that, he held similar positions with HSBC and J.P. Morgan Chase. Chen earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Electrical Engineering from City University of New York, and a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Sciences with a minor in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rangoon, Myanmar. He holds FINRA Series 7, 63 & 66, and NJ State Life, Accident & Health and Variable Annuity licenses.
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 $6.71 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 www.provident.bank or join the conversations on Facebook (ProvidentBank) and Twitter (@ProvidentBank).