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Lakeland Bank Announces Employee of the Quarter Awards

Oak Ridge, NJ – January 4, 2013 –– Lakeland Bank recently honored three employees with the Employee of the Quarter Award. Julia Centrello, Janice Hicks, and Joseph Kapraszewski were presented with the award based on nominations submitted by their colleagues.
“It is with great pleasure that we recognize Julia, Janice and Joseph for their exceptional service,” said Thomas J. Shara, president and CEO of Lakeland Bank. “We appreciate the commitment and dedication these colleagues demonstrate to our customers, our bank and the communities we serve.”
Julia Centrello – Customer Service Representative – Englewood: Centrello was hired in 2012 as a customer service representative in the Englewood office and she resides in Cliffside Park.
Janice Hicks – Team Leader, Consumer Loans – Loan Operations: Hicks joined the Bank in 1996 as a student loan administrator and was promoted to her current position in 2002. She is a resident of Riverdale.
Joseph Kapraszewski – Collection Bankruptcy Liaison – Credit Administration: Kapraszewski started in 2003 as a collections clerk and transferred to his current position in 2009.  He resides in Oak Ridge.
About Lakeland Bank
Lakeland Bancorp, the holding company for Lakeland Bank, has an asset base of approximately $2.9 billion and 46 offices spanning six northern New Jersey counties: Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren. Lakeland Bank offers an extensive array of consumer and commercial products and services, including online banking, localized commercial lending teams, and 24-hour or less turnaround time on consumer loan applications. For more information about the bank’s full line of products and services, visit their website at lakelandbank.com.
Photo caption: Lakeland Bank Chief Operating Officer Robert Vandenbergh (right) stands with colleagues Joseph Kapraszewski of Oak Ridge and Janice Hicks of Riverdale who were recently presented an Employee of the Quarter Award. Not pictured: Julia Centrello of Cliffside Park.