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Columbia Bank Announces the Appointment of Margot Watson as Branch Operations Manager

FAIR LAWN, NJ – February 12, 2019 – Columbia Bank, is pleased to announce that Margot Watson has been appointed Branch Operations Manager. In her new role, Mrs. Watson is responsible for branch policy and procedures, as well as maintaining compliance throughout the bank’s branch network.

Mrs. Watson joined Columbia Bank in 2002 as a Branch Manager in the bank’s West Milford office. Most recently she served as Branch Operations Specialist.

“Since joining the bank, Margot has had many notable accomplishments,” said Thomas J. Kemly, President and CEO of Columbia Bank. “Her extensive experience in branch operations will greatly help us achieve our goal of becoming New Jersey’s preeminent bank.”

Mrs. Watson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Lynchburg College and is a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and the bank’s Leadership Development Program.  She currently resides in Hewitt, NJ with her husband Franklin.