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Keith A. Buscio

Director of Public Relations

September 08, 2022

Provident Elevates Scott to AVP, Market Manager

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, is pleased to announce that Jamie Scott has been promoted to Vice President, Market Manager for the Bank’s Central Shore Region. Read More

September 07, 2022

Provident Bank to Host Grand Opening Celebration at its New Roslyn Branch

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, announced today plans to celebrate the grand opening of its newest branch located at 1045 Northern Boulevard in Roslyn, New York. The festivities will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 9:00 am to Noon. Read More

August 29, 2022

Ravi Vakacherla Joins Provident Bank

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, is pleased to announce that Ravi Vakacherla has joined the organization as Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer. This position redefines the Chief Information Officer role and underscores the company’s commitment to technology, innovation, and building for the future. Read More

August 17, 2022

The Provident Bank Foundation Announces Major Grant Recipients for its First Cycle of 2022

The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) is excited to announce the Major Grant recipients for its first cycle of 2022. The Foundation awarded nearly $621,000 of total funding to 43 nonprofit organizations within the Foundation’s three priority areas of Community Enrichment, Education and Health, and Youth and Families. Read More

July 11, 2022

Provident Bank Announces $475,000 in NRTC Funding Awards to Five New Jersey Non-Profit Organizations

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution announced today the Bank has awarded $475,000 in funding to five non-profit organizations as part of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) Program for fiscal year 2022. The nonprofit organizations will use the funding to implement revitalization plans that address housing and economic development, provide opportunities for entrepreneurs to start businesses and job training for local residents, as well as complementary activities such as social services, recreation activities, and open space improvements. The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (the “Department”) served as the intermediary agency between the non-profit organizations and Provident Bank. Read More

July 05, 2022

SB One Insurance Agency Rebranded as Provident Protection Plus

SB One Insurance Agency, a wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Bank, announced the agency has changed its name to Provident Protection Plus. The change aligns the agency’s name with its parent company, Provident Bank, and reflects its commitment to providing businesses and consumers with access to a full suite of financial products and services. Read More

June 28, 2022

National Survey Finds 83% of Consumers are Cutting Back on Personal Spending, Travel Due to Inflation

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, has released the results of its recent consumer inflation survey of 600 adults, aged 18+ that shows how people are adjusting their routine spending and travel habits due to inflation. Read More

June 15, 2022

Provident Bank Extends Reach to Long Island with New Roslyn Branch

Provident Bank a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, has announced the opening of its newest branch at 1045 Northern Boulevard in Roslyn, New York. The approximately 3,000 square foot office marks Provident’s 97th branch and offers an ATM and convenient on-site parking. Read More

June 02, 2022

Chris Smith Promoted to SVP, Team Leader at Provident Bank

Provident Bank has announced that Chris Smith been promoted to Senior Vice President, Team Leader with the Bank’s Metro Philadelphia commercial lending team. Read More

June 01, 2022

Jorge Fernandes Joins Provident Bank as Vice President, Market Manager

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, announced today that Jorge Fernandes has joined the Bank as Vice President, Market Manager. Mr. Fernandes is responsible for developing new business in the Essex County, N.J. market and will work closely with businesses to meet their financial needs. He is also responsible for building a referral network of accounting firms, law firms, and trade associations to source new business. In addition, Mr. Fernandes will oversee Provident branches in Belleville, Kearny, and Newark and is responsible for sales management, operational proficiency, coaching and staff development. Read More

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