Lakeland Bank Appoints New Officers

Oak Ridge, N.J. – July 3, 2014 – Thomas J. Shara, president and CEO of Lakeland Bank, has announced the following officer appointments.

Hillel Judasin to vice president, IT audit manager, based at the Milton Operations Center in Oak Ridge. Judasin has nearly 25 years of audit experience including 13 years of industry experience. He was most recently with CohnReznick LLC as manager, IT audit in Roseland. Prior to that, he was with BNY Mellon (Bank of New York). Judasin earned a BS in accounting from Brooklyn College and a MBA from Baruch College. He is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association and is a resident of Passaic.

Charles Little to IT operations manager, based at the Milton Operations Center in Oak Ridge. Little has 30 years of experience in information technology with 10 years in community banking, most recently with Investors Bank as special projects coordinator in Iselin. Prior to that, he worked for Hewlett Packard and Verifone. Little attended New York Institute of Technology and is a resident of Hackettstown.

Dina Templeton to assistant treasurer, branch operations manager, Boonton. Templeton has 30 years of banking experience, most recently with Proponent Federal Credit Union as a branch administrator. Prior to that, she worked for Sovereign Bank in North Arlington as branch manager, vice president for 20 years. She is a former member of the North Arlington Lions Club, Belleville Kiwanis Club and Chamber of Commerce of West Hudson-Bergen. Templeton is a resident of Montville.

About Lakeland Bank

Lakeland Bancorp (NASDAQ: LBAI), the holding company for Lakeland Bank, has $3.4 billion in total assets with 51 offices spanning eight northern New Jersey counties: Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren. Lakeland Bank, headquartered in Oak Ridge, offers an extensive array of consumer and commercial products and services, including online and mobile banking, localized commercial lending teams, an expanded residential mortgage lending platform and 24-hour-or-less turnaround on consumer loan applications. For more information about the full line of products and services, visit

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