Lakeland Bank Appoints Kasten and Promotes Grau, Rosner and Maloney

Oak Ridge, N.J. – Dec. 17, 2015 – Thomas J. Shara, President and CEO of Lakeland Bank, is pleased to announce the following officer appointment and promotions.

Jane Kasten has been appointed to Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager based in Little Falls, N.J. Kasten joins Lakeland Bank with 30 years of industry experience and was most recently with Spencer Savings Bank as an Assistant Treasurer, Branch Manager in Wayne. Prior to that, she was with Valley National Bank as a Vice President, Branch Manager and Business Development Officer in Totowa and Lincoln Park. Kasten attended William Paterson University and is a member of the North Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the Tri-County Regional Chamber of Commerce. She is a committee member for St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, and is a resident of Totowa.

Carl Grau has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence and eBanking based at the Milton Operations Centerin Jefferson. Grau joined Lakeland Bank in 1992, and was promoted in 2007 to Vice President, eBanking. Prior to joining the Bank, he was with Metropolitan State Bank as an Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager in Montville. Grau graduated from Trenton State College in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree and from Chubb Institute in 1999 with a client/server programming degree. He is a director and past president of the Montville Township Chamber of Commerce, and is a resident of Montville.

Karen Rosner has been promoted to Vice President, Assistant Marketing Director based in Oak Ridge. Rosner joined Lakeland Bank in April 2008 as Assistant Marketing Director. She was promoted to Assistant Treasurer, Assistant Marketing Director in 2010, and to Assistant Vice President, Assistant Marketing Director in 2013. Prior to joining the Bank, she was Marketing Manager for North Jersey Federal Credit Union in Totowa. Rosner is a graduate of York College of Pennsylvania and holds an MBA in business administration from University of Phoenix. She is a past member of the Association for Women in Communication-NJ Chapter, and is a resident of West Milford.

Sandra Maloney has been promoted to Assistant Treasurer, Data Security Administrator based at the Milton Operations Center in Jefferson. Maloney joined Lakeland Bank in 2008 as a Leasing File Clerk in Loan Operations, and transitioned to Automated Signature Verification Clerk in Deposit Operations in 2010. In 2014, she transitioned to her current position in Data Security. Prior to joining the Bank, she was a Purchasing Controller for Volkswagen de Mexico in Puebla, Mexico. Maloney has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and auditing from Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla. She is a resident of Hardyston.


About Lakeland Bank

Lakeland Bancorp (LBAI), the holding company for Lakeland Bank, has $3.7 billion in total assets with 48 branch offices, five regional lending centers, and two loan production offices spanning Bergen, Essex, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren counties in New Jersey, and the Hudson Valley region of New York. Lakeland Bank offers an extensive array of consumer and commercial products and services, including online and mobile banking, localized commercial lending teams, and 24-hour or less turnaround time on consumer loan applications. For more information about the full line of products and services, visit

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