Oak Ridge, N.J. – February 4, 2019 – Thomas J. Shara, President and CEO of Lakeland Bank, is pleased to announce the following promotions.
Nina Luongo has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Head of Government Banking based in Montville. In this role, Luongo will be responsible for leading the Government Banking function and client relationships. She began her career with Lakeland Bank in 1998 as Branch Manager of the Wyckoff Office. In 2009, she was promoted to Vice President and named Area Manager of Wyckoff and Park Ridge Offices in 2011. Prior to joining the Bank, Luongo was a Manager with Fleet Bank in the Wyckoff market. Luongo is a member of the Habitat of Bergen County Women Build Committee and an active volunteer with Pinning Down Autism. She served as Secretary/Treasurer of the Angels of Hope Foundation for 14 years. Luongo is a resident of Ramsey.
Marlena Taglieri has been promoted to Senior Vice President and BSA Officer. In this role, Taglieri will be responsible for leading the BSA and Fraud management functions for the Bank. She began her career with Lakeland Bank in 2005 as a Credit Analyst Trainee in the Credit Administration department and she transferred to the BSA-Fraud department as a BSA/AML Specialist in April 2006. Taglieri was promoted to Assistant Treasurer, BSA-Fraud Manager in January 2010, Assistant Vice President, BSA-Fraud Manager in March 2011 and Vice President, BSA-Fraud Manager in March 2016. She resides in Rockland County, N.Y.
About Lakeland Bank
Lakeland Bank is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI), which has $6.3 billion in total assets. The Bank operates more than 50 branch offices throughout Bergen, Essex, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, and Union counties in New Jersey including one branch in Highland Mills, New York; six New Jersey regional commercial lending centers in Bernardsville, Jackson, Montville, Newton, Teaneck and Waldwick; and one New York commercial lending center to serve the Hudson Valley region. Lakeland also has a commercial loan production office serving Middlesex and Monmouth counties in New Jersey. Lakeland Bank offers an extensive suite of financial products and services for businesses and consumers. Visit LakelandBank.com for more information.