Lakeland Bank Appoints Barrand and McCruden

Oak Ridge, N.J. – May 23, 2019 – Thomas J. Shara, President and CEO of Lakeland Bank, is pleased to announce the following appointments.

Denise Barrand has returned to Lakeland Bank as Vice President, Portfolio Manager based in Teaneck, N.J. She was most recently a Vice President, Associate Managing Director for Sterling National Bank in Paramus. Prior to that, Barrand was a Portfolio Manager for Lakeland’s Montville Lending Team. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and accounting from Lehigh University. Barrand is an active member of St. Elizabeth’s Church in Ridgewood, serving on various committees, the vestry and in the choir. She resides in Wayne, N.J.

Andrew McCruden has been hired as Vice President, Business Continuity and Risk Officer based at the Milton Operations Training Center in Oak Ridge, N.J. He was most recently Compliance Business Control Senior Officer with Citibank in Long Island City, N.Y. Prior to that, he was a Business Continuity Coordinator with Ziff Brothers Investments in New York. McCruden earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Columbia University. He is a certified Master Business Continuity Professional and was recently inducted into the Order of the Sword and Shield, an academic and professional honor society for homeland security and related studies. He resides in Quakertown, PA.

About Lakeland Bank

Lakeland Bank is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI), which has over $6 billion in total assets. With an extensive branch network and commercial lending centers throughout New Jersey and Highland Mills, N.Y., the Bank offers business and retail banking products and services. Business services include commercial loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate loans, loans for healthcare services, asset based lending, equipment financing, small business loans and lines, and cash management services. Consumer services include online and mobile banking, home equity loans and lines, mortgage options and wealth management solutions. Lakeland is proud to be recognized as one of New Jersey’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies by NJBIZ. Visit for more information.

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