Columbia Bank is pleased to welcome, Justin Jennings, the new Executive Vice President, Operations Officer, effective immediately. Jennings, who replaces Brian Murphy upon his retirement in April 2022, is responsible for the Operations division including Card Services, Deposit Operations, Loan Servicing and the Customer Service Center.
Mr. Jennings spent his entire career at JPMorgan Chase & Co., beginning in the Operations Management Development Program and progressed through various leadership roles, most recently serving as Executive Director, Head of Treasury Services for Community Development Banking. In the position, he focused on providing greater service nationally to underserved areas, including community development, financial institutions and multi-familyaffordable housing owners and operators.
Very active in the community, Mr. Jennings serves as a participant in school-wide operations of Harlem Link Charter School, and is a member of Link Unlimited, an organization that provides need-based scholarships and mentoring for African American students through high school and college with an expectation of 100% graduation rate. He is also a life long service member of the Historically Black Greek Letter Organization, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Justin holds an MBA from the Mendoza School of Business, University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from The Ohio State University. He currently resides in South Orange, New Jersey with his wife and two children.