Thomas Zurla Joins HNB

Thomas E. Sheridan Jr., President and CEO of The Honesdale National Bank, announced Thomas Zurla has joined HNB as AVP, Area Manager of the Bank’s Southwest Area.

In making the announcement, Sheridan stated, “We are extremely pleased to add Tom to our HNB family. His knowledge and experience will be a welcome addition to our business and community development strategies in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties, and our company as a whole.”

As AVP, Area Manager, Zurla will be providing oversight of the local teams and operations within our Kingston, Montdale, and Clarks Summit Offices.

Zurla began his career in banking at Franklin First Savings, which was later named M&T Bank as a Teller/CSR in 1997, and has since held positions including Relationship Manager from 1998-2002, Assistant Branch Manager/Branch Manager from 1998-2018. He continued to assume Retail Banking Training Coordinator from 2018-2020, and AVP, Community Office Manager at FNCB Bank from 2020-2021. He will continue his career as AVP, Area Manager with HNB.

In commenting on his new position at HNB, Zurla noted, “To be joining HNB after 25 years in the business is truly humbling. To have the opportunity to reflect on my experience and beliefs in what community banking should be, they truly align with HNB’s values and mission.” He Continued, “I feel this is the perfect “next chapter” in my career.”

Zurla is a graduate of Luzerne County Community College and has obtained a degree in Business Management – Technology.

Outside of the bank, he is a Member of St Luke’s Episcopal Church quartet ensemble, lector, and stewardship committee. He was also part of Leadership Lackawanna Class of 2021.

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