The Honesdale National Bank Promotes Member to Vice President

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Thomas E. Sheridan Jr., President, and CEO of The Honesdale National Bank, announced Thomas Zurla been promoted to Vice President, Training & Development Officer at HNB.

In making the announcement, Sheridan stated, “We are excited to give Tom the lead in this new role.” He continued, “He consistently shows enthusiasm and strategy in considering our opportunities to grow our team and support customer service levels and we can’t wait to have them translate into an ever-growing customer experience.”  

As Vice President, Training & Development Officer, Zurla will be working with new and existing team members to increase their skill set and help provide a higher and consistent level of customer service. He will work on enhancing and implementing more streamlined practices for both front and back-office employees to elevate the customer experience.

Zurla began his career in banking at another financial institution as a Teller/CSR in 1997 and has since held positions including Relationship Manager, Assistant Branch Manager/Branch Manager Retail Banking Training Coordinator, and AVP, Community Office Manager at. He joined HNB as AVP, Area Manager in 2022 based in the Bank’s Clarks Summit Office.

In commenting on his new position at HNB, Zurla noted, “HNB has brought me back to my roots of what it means to be a part of a community bank and be part of a family of bankers. We take pride in our culture and history and do our best every single day to give our customers the “HNB & Me” experience they have long associated us with.”

Zurla is a graduate Coughlin High School, Graduate of Luzerne County Community College and has obtained a degree in Business Management – Technology and holds and NMLS Certification.

Outside of the bank, he is a Board Member of the Rotary of the Abington’s, Treasurer and Vestry Member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Alzheimer’s Association volunteer, and an organist/Soloist at Various Churches throughout NEPA.