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Keith A. Buscio

Director of Public Relations

August 23, 2021

Provident Bank names new SVP, General Counsel

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution has announced that Bennett MacDougall has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Provident Bank and Beacon Trust Company and Deputy General Counsel of Provident Financial Services, Inc. Mr. MacDougall is based in the Bank’s Iselin, N.J. administrative headquarters and is responsible for overseeing all legal affairs of the Bank and its subsidiaries, in addition to providing advice to the Executive Leadership Team on all matters of law and policy. Read More

July 12, 2021

Sardeira Joins Provident Bank as SVP, Team Leader

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution has announced that Marco Sardeira has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President, Team Leader with the bank’s North Jersey commercial lending team. Read More

June 28, 2021

PROVIDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. AND PROVIDENT BANK NAME NADINE LESLIE TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) (the “Company”) today announced that Nadine Leslie has been named to the boards of directors of the Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Provident Bank. Read More

June 23, 2021

The Provident Bank Foundation Announces Final Major Grant Cycle for 2021

The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) is excited to announce the final cycle of 2021 Major Grant opportunities which will provide support for organizations that have identified an immediate need in communities served by Provident Bank. Earlier this year, PBF awarded $400k in Major Grants to 26 organizations in the region, resulting in the largest Major Grant cycle to date. Read More

June 15, 2021

Provident Bank Study Shows Digital Banking Still the Banking Method of Choice by Consumers

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, recently announced the results of an online survey of 600 U.S. consumers conducted in May 2021. As businesses begin to return to normal, the results of the survey help shed light on the current banking preferences of consumers. Read More

May 24, 2021

Provident Bolsters HR Team with Key Hires

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, announced today the hiring of two talented leaders for its human resources team. As part of the Bank’s ongoing commitment to enhance the employee experience and support company-wide strategic initiatives, Monica Sarantidis has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President, HR Business Partner and Organizational Development Director. In this role, Ms. Sarantidis will serve as a trusted advisor and change agent, working closely with organizational leaders to build a high-performing culture and foster employee engagement. In addition, together with her team, she will promote a culture of continuous growth and development, while ensuring the organization is embracing its Guiding Principles and complying with policies and applicable employment laws and regulations. Read More

May 19, 2021

The Provident Bank Foundation Announces Major Grant Recipients for its First Cycle of 2021

The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) today announced its Major Grant recipients for its first cycle of 2021. The Foundation awarded $400,000 of total funding, its largest Major Grant cycle to date, to 26 nonprofit organizations within the Foundation’s three priority areas: Community Enrichment, Education and Health, Youth & Families. Read More

May 06, 2021

Provident Bank Employees Raise Funds for Women Rising

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, announced it recently held a Jeans Day fundraiser to benefit Women Rising, a Jersey City-based provider of domestic abuse support programs in Hudson County. Provident Bank employees donated more than $3,800 to the organization whose mission is to assist women and their families to achieve self-sufficiency and live safe, productive and fulfilling lives through social services, economic development and advocacy services. Read More

April 06, 2021

GAP (Golf Association of Philadelphia) Announces Corporate Partnership with Provident Bank

GAP, the Golf Association of Philadelphia, announced today a corporate partnership with Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution. Provident Bank, which has a more than a 180-year history of commitment to customers, employees and communities, will become the Official Bank of GAP and the presenting sponsor of the Joseph H. Patterson Memorial Cup. Read More

February 22, 2021

Eckhoff Elevated to VP, Team Leader at Provident Bank

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution has announced that Raymond Eckhoff of Rumson has been promoted to Vice President, Team Leader with the bank’s commercial lending team. Mr. Eckhoff is based in the bank’s Iselin office, and is responsible for managing a team of relationship managers and lending specialists who work with small- to mid-sized companies in central New Jersey to grow the bank’s commercial loan portfolio by offering a variety of deposit and lending solutions. Read More

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