Oak Ridge, N.J. – March 28, 2022 – Thomas J. Shara, President and CEO of Lakeland Bank, is pleased to announce the following appointment.
Mark F. Testa, CFA®, has been hired as Vice President, Lakeland Financial Services. As a Raymond James’ Financial Advisor based in Montville, N.J. Testa will be responsible for assisting clients with all of their financial planning, wealth management and insurance needs. He enjoys partnering with clients to help them solve their personal financial puzzle by creating a concise plan to protect and grow their hard-earned assets. With more than 20 years of financial industry experience, Testa was most recently a Senior Sales Trader at Deutsche Bank in New York, New York, covering short-term fixed income products and mutual fund sales. He holds the designation of a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®), is an Investment Adviser Representative holding Series 7, 66 licenses and a NJ Life license. Testa earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at Seton Hall University. He resides in Montville, N.J.
About Lakeland Bank
Lakeland Bank is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI), which has over $10 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, named a Best Bank To Work For by American Banker and Best Companies Group, 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.
Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, and are not insured by bank insurance, the FDIC or any other government agency, are not deposits or obligations of the bank, are not guaranteed by the bank, and are subject to risks, including the possible loss of principal. Lakeland Bank and Lakeland Financial Services are not registered broker/dealers and are independent of Raymond James Financial Services. Investment advisory services are offered through Raymond James Financial Services Advisors, Inc.