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Columbia Bank Announces The Appointment Of Tony Rose To 1st Senior Vice President, Marketing Director

Tony Rose 
FAIR LAWN, NJ – August 18, 2017 – Thomas J. Kemly, President and CEO of Columbia Bank, is pleased to announce that Tony Rose has been appointed 1st Senior Vice President, Marketing Director. In his new position, he continues to manage the bank’s Marketing Department including all branding and advertising solutions, research, public relations, special events and digital/social media. He also oversees the bank’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Department.
Prior to joining Columbia Bank in 2011 as Senior Vice President, Marketing Director, Mr. Rose served as Marketing Director for Lakeland Bank in Oak Ridge, New Jersey and Provident Bank in Montebello, New York.
“Tony Rose brings to his position extensive bank marketing experience,” Mr. Kemly said. “Tony is a well-known figure in banking, business and community affairs, volunteering his time in support of many local charities including Habitat for Humanity, the March of Dimes, the Phoenix Center and the Center of United Methodist Aid in the Community (CUMAC) food bank in Paterson.”
Mr. Rose holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Plattsburgh State University and an MBA in Business Administration from Long Island University. He also serves as a member of the Ad Age Insights Panel. He resides in Chester, New York, with his family.
About Columbia Bank
Headquartered in Fair Lawn, NJ, Columbia Bank has an asset base of over $5 billion and 47 full-service offices throughout New Jersey. Columbia Bank offers a wide range of consumer and commercial products, including online and mobile banking, localized lending centers as well as title, investment and wealth management services. For more information about Columbia Bank’s full line of products and services, visit their website at