Lisa Dowse Promoted to VP, Human Resource Officer

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David Raven, President and CEO of The Honesdale National Bank, announced Lisa Dowse, is now Vice President, Human Resource Officer.

In making the statement, Raven noted, “Lisa continues to play an important role in supporting and contributing to positive employee relations. She is recognized for her contribution in promoting numerous programs to promote the well-being of everyone involved in our bank.”

In her current role, Dowse provides support and service for employees regarding recruitment, payroll, benefits, along with many other functions in the Human Resources department. Throughout her career, she has attended the PA Bankers School of Banking and attended many webinars and seminars to advance her knowledge in the financial industry.

Dowse will continue to provide her expertise of over 27 years in the industry to HNB as VP, Human Resource Officer.

In mentioning her role at HNB, Dowse noted, “ I am happy to be a part of the HNB family and everything that it represents, I recently celebrated my 20th anniversary with HNB.”

Dowse is a graduate of Western Wayne High School. She is a participant in many local community events. She is a past board member of the Chamber of the Northern Poconos and also served as a Co-Chair on the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties funds distribution committee. She recently joined the Lake Ariel Fire Company’s Ladies Auxiliary. 

Outside of the bank, her spare time is spent with family, her daughter Marissa and grandchildren, Mason, Kamden and Kinley and working around her house. The Honesdale National Bank, established in 1836, holds the distinction of being the area’s oldest independent community bank headquartered in Northeastern PA, with offices in Wayne, Pike, Susquehanna, Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties.  The Honesdale National Bank offers personal banking, business banking and wealth solutions.  For more information on HNB’s products and services, visit