Provident Bank inks Caspersen as director of retail banking operations

Provident Bank announced Thursday that Finn M. W. Caspersen Jr. has been named executive vice president and director of retail banking operations at the Iselin-based banking institution.

Caspersen will be responsible for leadership and direction of the bank’s retail operation groups including deposit services, branch operations and retail training. He will also be a member of the bank’s executive managing team.

“We are pleased to add Finn to our executive management team.  His impressive knowledge of the industry, extensive experience in corporate governance, regulatory compliance, enterprise risk management, operations and his expertise in successfully implementing strategy will greatly enhance our ability to deliver innovative, best-in-class financial services to our customers,” Chris Martin, chairman, CEO and president, said.

Caspersen most recently served as senior executive vice president, chief strategy officer and general counsel at Peapack-Gladstone Bank. Before that, he held roles at Bencas Capital, Merrill Lynch and Hale and Dorr.

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