Daily News: October 10, 2012

Provident Bank Hires Pierce to Lead Banking Team

Provident Bank announced it hired Stephanie D. Pierce to lead a business banking team in Rockland County, NY. Pierce joins the firm as senior managing director and will be responsible for leading the team to build and cultivate business relationships throughout the Lower Hudson Valley.

Pierce has over 20 years in banking and most recently served as a commercial banking director for Citibank where she was responsible for managing commercial relationship managers in Westchester, Rockland, and Connecticut. Pierce has spent her entire career dedicated to business and commercial clients in the greater New York area.

“Rockland County and the surrounding area is a core market for us and we are pleased to have Stephanie Pierce join our business banking team,” said Jim Peoples, Central and Northern market president for Provident Bank.

Provident Bank has 16 teams dedicated to serving the needs of businesses throughout the greater New York metropolitan area. “Stephanie brings to Provident Bank a proven track record of success in building and leading sales teams, including those focused on specialty markets such as healthcare, law, and accounting,” said Vincent DeLucia, senior vice president, commercial market leader.