Lakeland Bank promotes VanDerToorn, Vaddiraju to SVP

Lakeland Bank announced a number of promotions Tuesday, including the elevation of Alex VanDerToorn and Aruna Vaddiraju to senior vice president.

VanDerToorn, who joined Lakeland in 2005, was promoted to SVP – IT network and application support manager. Van Der Toorn is a graduate of the 2020 Lakeland Bank L.E.A.D. Program and was a recipient of the NJBankers 2021 Emerging Leaders Rising Star Award.

Vaddiraju, who joined Lakeland in 2021, was elevated to SVP – business analysis and user experience. Vaddiraju, who holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and an MBA from Andhra University, is an ICAgile certified professional.

The two were part of more than a dozen promotions at the bank.

The following were promoted to the vice president level:

  • Annette Muldowney: VP – ServiceNow lead;
  • Christine Keaveney: VP – consumer loan officer;
  • Glenn Lucchi: VP – credit analytics specialist;
  • Julianne DePue: VP – senior consumer loan servicing manager;
  • Neeraj Chandaliya: VP – digital solutions architect;
  • Susan Olsen: VP – change management analyst;
  • Michele Jacobs: VP – management accounting.