Honesdale National Bank Promotes Employee to Assistant Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer

Thomas E. Sheridan Jr., President, and CEO of The Honesdale National Bank, announced Sarah O’Hora has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer.

In making the statement, Sheridan noted, “Sarah’s recognized journey at HNB exemplifies dedication and perseverance as she started from a part-time role and ascended to her new pivotal role as AVP.” He continued, “This promotion is a result of her loyalty to our customers and identification of opportunities for the Bank to further serve our communities through lending.”

O’Hora is a graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School and received a Bachelor of Science Degree (Cum Laude) from Millersville University in 2011. She also attended the PA Bankers School of Banking in 2015, Leadership Northern Poconos Class of 2016, ABA Bank Marketing School Program in 2016, and PA Bankers School of Commercial Lending in 2023.

Currently residing in Lake Ariel, PA, she started her 12-year career in the financial industry with HNB. Previous positions included Teller, Customer Service Representative, Marketing Assistant, Marketing and Communications Specialist, Commercial Loan Portfolio Manager, Commercial Loan Officer I, Commercial Loan Officer II, and she will continue her career as AVP, Commercial Loan Officer.

In this role, she is responsible for developing and managing commercial loan relationships, collecting, and analyzing financial information, and negotiating terms for small business and other commercial loan applicants.

In describing her time with HNB, O’Hora said, “In the past 12 years, I have gotten to know many of the hardworking individuals who make our communities thrive. I enjoy learning about their businesses and helping them reach their goals and continue to grow.” She continued, “HNB was founded to support the local communities and we are continuing to do just that.”

Sarah attends Wallenpaupack Church and serves as Worship Director. She also enjoys spending time with her family, golfing, pheasant hunting, target shooting, ATV rides, and walks in the woods with their family dog, Nelli.

The Dime Bank Promotes Jennifer Tagle

President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Bochnovich announced the promotion of Jennifer Tagle to Assistant Vice President, Application Services Manager at The Dime Bank.

Jennifer Tagle joined The Dime Bank in 2003 as a computer operator. She was promoted in 2011 to IT specialist, taking care of both application and network operations. After several years, Tagle moved into an applications-based role as IT applications specialist, concentrating on all facets of the applications The Dime Bank support. Tagle was then promoted to IT applications analyst and then IT application services supervisor. In her new role as assistant vice president application services manager, Tagle oversees The Dime Bank’s software systems, setup of applications, and user interfaces that support all business units within The Dime Bank. She assists with configuration of the applications and systems and creates documents to support the end users. Tagle also supervises the IT applications analyst and performs data analysis and reporting as requested.

Tagle graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer information systems from Mansfield University. Jenn Tagle said, “I’ve enjoyed my time here and have been fortunate to work with many different and knowledgeable people over the years here who have helped me along the way.”

The Dime Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Bochnovich stated, “Jenn has advanced her IT knowledge, expertise, and leadership skills throughout her career at The Dime Bank and is a great asset to our team and well deserving of this promotion. Please join me in congratulating Jenn and wish her continued success.”

Wayne Bank Promotes Linda Meskey to Assistant Vice President and Senior Credit Analyst

Linda Meskey, AVP, Senior Credit Analyst

Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce the promotion of Linda Meskey to Assistant Vice President and Senior Credit Analyst.

Mr. Critelli remarked, “Linda is well-deserving of this promotion.  Her extensive experience, knowledge, and dedication have helped to maintain the Bank’s strong credit culture.”

Ms. Meskey has over 23 years of banking experience and joined Wayne Bank in 2011.  She earned an Associate’s Degree in Science from Lackawanna College.  She resides in Scranton with her husband, Gary, and enjoys walking, bicycling, and swimming.

Wayne Bank Promotes Kristen E. Lancia to Assistant Vice President

Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Kristen E. Lancia to Assistant Vice President. 

Mr. Critelli noted, “I am so pleased to announce this promotion.  Kristen is committed to finding creative marketing solutions to align with the Bank’s strategic objectives, while working to expand our digital reach.  She does a great job overseeing the marketing department and is well-deserving of this recognition.” 

Kristen began her career with Wayne Bank in 2012 and currently serves as the Bank’s Marketing Officer.  She earned a B.S. in Design & Merchandising with a Writing Concentration from Drexel University and is currently working towards her Certified Financial Marketing Professional designation.  Kristen resides in Scranton with her husband, Ralph, and enjoys cooking, gardening, and practicing yoga.

Wayne Bank is a subsidiary of Norwood Financial Corp., Member FDIC, and is located in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.  The Bank has 30 Community Offices serving Wayne, Pike, Monroe, Lackawanna, and Luzerne Counties in Pennsylvania, along with Delaware, Sullivan, Otsego, Ontario, and Yates Counties in New York State, including those offices operating under the Bank of Cooperstown and Bank of the Finger Lakes brands.  The stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol— NWFL.