Lakeland Bank Announces Employee of the Quarter Awards

Oak Ridge, NJ – July 3, 2014 – Lakeland Bank recently honored three employees with the Employee of the Quarter Award. Christine DeMeyere, Veronica Trezza and Bette Van Der Toorn were presented with the award based on nominations submitted by their colleagues.

“Congratulations to Christine, Veronica and Bette for their exceptional service,” said Thomas J. Shara, president and CEO of Lakeland Bank. “We appreciate the commitment and dedication they demonstrate to our customers, our bank and the communities we serve.”

Christine DeMeyere – DeMeyere joined the Bank in 2009 as a part-time teller in the Rochelle Park Office and accepted a full-time position in the Teaneck Office in 2010. She transferred to Park Ridge as a teller manager in 2011, was promoted to customer service representative later that year and is now a personal banking consultant. DeMeyere is a resident of Rochelle Park.

Veronica Trezza – Trezza joined the Bank in 2013 as human resource assistant in the human resources department located at the corporate headquarters in Oak Ridge. She resides in Vernon.

Bette Van Der Toorn – Van Der Toorn joined the Bank in 1987 as an adjustment clerk in the deposit operations department and in 2004 she transferred to her current position of regional administrative assistant for the Southern Region. She is a resident of West Milford.

About Lakeland Bank

Lakeland Bancorp (NASDAQ: LBAI), the holding company for Lakeland Bank, has $3.4 billion in total assets with 51 offices spanning eight northern New Jersey counties: Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren. Lakeland Bank, headquartered in Oak Ridge, offers an extensive array of consumer and commercial products and services, including online and mobile banking, localized commercial lending teams, an expanded residential mortgage lending platform and 24-hour-or-less turnaround on consumer loan applications. For more information about the full line of products and services, visit

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