(L to R): Gail Godesky, Market Manager, Provident Bank; Anthony Romano, Teacher; Marist High School; Donnarri Richardson; Rhoben Patiak; Jayvee Dacasin; Tri Le; Kayla Davidson; Meghan Peck, Senior Director, Financial Education, EverFi; Emily Anthony; Usher Wang; Andrew Fromer; Natasha Inniss, Schools Manager, EverFi; Joe Spatola, Corporate Compliance Director, Provident Bank; Alice Miesnik, Head of School, Marist High School.
Representatives from Provident Bank and EverFi recently awarded 94 students at Marist High School in Bayonne, N.J., with certificates for completing Provident’s Becoming Financially Fit (BFF) financial literacy program. Since its inception, more than 8,400 students in New Jersey and Pennsylvania have participated in the program, which teaches students about building and maintaining good credit, investing, and higher education financing. The program is in partnership with the financial education firm EverFi.
About Provident Bank
Provident Bank, (www.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 $9.50 billion as of December 31, 2016. With $6.55 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.