ISELIN, NEW JERSEY (February 14, 2022): Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution is pleased to announce that Oylum Seker has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Regional Manager for the Bank’s North Central Region.
Ms. Seker will focus on achieving branch and regional goals, as well as meeting customers' needs and implementing strategies for providing exceptional levels of customer service. In addition, she will be responsible for internal and external sales and marketing programs, branch operations, audit controls, income and expense levels, and supporting staff development and training.
“Oylum was promoted to the retail banking leadership team based on her ability to develop and expand business relationships, while maintaining a strong focus on our Guiding Principles,” said Vito Giannola, Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Banking Officer. “She understands our business strategy and knows what is needed to drive results and deliver best-in-class financial services to our customers,” added Mr. Giannola.
Ms. Seker previously served as First Vice President, Market Manager for the Bank’s North Central Region and was responsible for leading the Clark, Fanwood, Kenilworth and New Providence branches. She has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services. Ms. Seker has held positions of increasing responsibility with Provident Bank and prior to that Commerce Bank/TD Bank.
Ms. Seker earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from William Paterson University. She is a member of Provident’s Commit to Care and ROC committees and is active with ProvidentWomen. Ms. Seker is also involved in the community, serving as a board member of the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Oylum Seker, SVP, Regional Manager
About Provident Bank
Provident Bank, a community-oriented financial institution offering “Commitment you can count on” since 1839, is the wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS), which reported assets of $13.78 billion as of December 31, 2021. With $11.23 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, as well as Bucks, Lehigh and Northampton counties in Pennsylvania and Queens County in New York. The Bank also provides fiduciary and wealth management services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company and insurance services through its wholly owned subsidiary, SB One Insurance Agency, Inc. For more information about Provident Bank, visit www.provident.bank or join the conversations on Facebook (ProvidentBank) and Twitter (@ProvidentBank).