Oak Ridge, N.J. – July 15, 2021 – Thomas J. Shara, President and CEO of Lakeland Bank, is pleased to announce the following appointment.
Svetlana “Lana” Molina has been hired as the Vice President, Community Outreach Liaison based in Hackensack, N.J. Molina will be responsible for increasing consumer lending efforts and loan application volume in low-to-moderate and minority areas. She will also work to establish and leverage relationships with community organizations and real estate professionals to generate business and lending opportunities. With more than 27 years of industry experience, Molina held prior roles as Business Banking Relationship Manager and Branch Manager at PNC Bank in Paterson, N.J. and Business Development Officer at Spencer Savings Bank in Elmwood Park, N.J. She attended Passaic County Community College. Molina resides in Wayne, N.J.
About Lakeland Bank
Lakeland Bank is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI), which has over $7.7 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 New Jersey’s #1 Best-In-State Bank by Forbes and Statista, rated a 5-Star Bank by Bauer Financial and named one of New Jersey’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies by NJBIZ. Visit LakelandBank.com for more information.