BCB Bancorp, the holding company for BCB Community Bank, named Jawad Chaudhry as chief financial officer, effective immediately. Chaudhry, formerly executive vice president of FP&A, corporate finance and strategy at Investors Bank, brings to his new position significant experience in both regional and investment banking.
“We are thrilled to have Jawad join our senior management team,” Thomas Coughlin, president and CEO of BCB, said. “His background and experience add to the depth and knowledge of our team and will serve our Company and shareholders well as we continue executing on our strategic plan. On the heels of being named to the 2022 Piper Sandler SM-All Stars list, Jawad’s appointment as CFO ensures that BCB continues excelling as a high-performing financial institution.”
Chaudhry’s regional banking experience includes leading the build-out of the FP&A function, as well as strategic planning, budgeting/forecasting, M&A strategy, profit optimization, capital planning, stress testing and CECL processes at Investors Bank. His investment banking career included providing M&A advisory, transaction structuring/negotiation and capital/funding optimization solutions to financial institutions.
Before joining BCB, Chaudhry served as executive vice president of FP&A, corporate finance and strategy at Investors Bank. Prior to that, he was vice president, corporate development at Prudential Financial and senior vice president in the FIG investment banking group at Barclays and then Jefferies.