The Provident Bank’s Bill Ruckert, a Brielle, NJ native, has been elected to the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce (NJCC) Board of Directors. The board oversees the NJCC in their mission to promote a vibrant business environment and economic prosperity through vision, expertise and innovative solutions.
“As Senior Vice President of Provident Bank, I share the same beliefs as NJCC, and I am committed to the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct,” says Ruckert. “I am honored to be elected to this prestigious board, and look forward to being among a team of individuals from New Jersey’s most innovative companies.”
In his role as Senior Relationship Manager, Ruckert is responsible for attracting and managing relationships with privately held, middle market companies, headquartered in New Jersey. In addition, Ruckert provides a leadership role both internally and externally in support of the Bank’s strategic objectives, including the professional development of colleagues. He has been working with the bank for 10 years.
Outside of his dedication to the bank and NJCC, Ruckert actively serves on the board of several community organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters, Collier Services Foundation and the Manasquan River Marlin & Tuna Club. He is also a member of multiple professional associations including NJCPA-Cooperation with Bankers Committee, Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey, Construction Financial Management Association and the New Jersey Bankers Association-Commercial Lending Committee.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland.
About The Provident Bank
The 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 $9.03 billion as of March 31, 2016. With $6.15 billion in deposits, The 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.