Gragnolati picked for Lakeland Bank board of directors

Brian Gragnolati, CEO and president of Morristown-based Atlantic Health System, has joined the board of directors of Lakeland Bancorp Inc. and its subsidiary, Lakeland Bank, the financial firm announced Tuesday.

Oak Ridge-based Lakeland said Gragnolati will serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance and Policy committees, and is expected to be nominated for formal election by shareholders at the 2020 annual meeting. He would serve a one-year term through 2021, the bank said.

“We are delighted to welcome Brian, and his extensive business expertise and commitment to providing community-focused, innovative services to the New Jersey community, to our board of directors,” Lakeland Chairman Mary Ann Deacon said in a prepared statement.