Richard Hodgen of Lower Macungie Township, PA, has joined The Provident Bank, New Jersey’s oldest community bank with branches throughout its central and northern counties as well as eastern Pennsylvania, as vice president and relationship manager for the PA commercial lending team. In this position, Hodgen is responsible for developing new commercial loan business in the Lehigh Valley region and managing a portfolio of commercial loan customers.
Prior to joining Provident, Hodgen worked for PNC Bank. He has a BS from Penn State University and is a graduate of the Citizens and Southern National Bank Credit School.
About The Provident Bank
The Provident Bank, (www.providentnj.com) 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 $8.5 billion as of December 31, 2014. With $5.8 billion in deposits, The Provident Bank provides a comprehensive array 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.