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Columbia Bank Announces The Appointment of Deborah L. Scelzo to Senior Vice President, Commercial Credit Officer

FAIR LAWN, NJ – November 16, 2018 – Thomas J. Kemly, President and CEO of Columbia Bank, is pleased to announce that Deborah L. Scelzo has been appointed Senior Vice President, Commercial Credit Officer. In her new position, she will supervise the Commercial Credit Department, assist in the review and analysis of complex transactions, oversee risk ratings of new and existing commercial loan portfolios, and ensure exceptional customer experience.

Over 32 years ago, Ms. Scelzo joined the bank as a Commercial Credit Analyst and has held a variety of positions in the Internal Loan Review department. Most recently, she served as Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending Officer and managed the bank’s Commercial Lending teams in North and South Jersey, including Small Business Administration Lending.

“Debbie has been a valuable member of our company since 1986,” said Thomas J. Kemly, President and CEO of Columbia Bank. “She has earned a tremendous amount of respect from her peers and we wish her much success in her new role.”

Ms. Scelzo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Seton Hall University.