New Tripoli, PA – New Tripoli Bank has announced that John M. Hayes been promoted to Executive Vice President. John joined New Tripoli Bank in March 2016 as Senior Vice President/Chief Lending Officer. His responsibilities will be expanded to include all of the bank’s new business development initiatives, and he will continue to serve as Chief Lending Officer as well as lead the bank’s expansion in the East Penn/Southwest Lehigh County markets.
He has over 25 years commercial lending experience and has held executive leadership positions with various companies in the Lehigh Valley, including most recently as President of AFC First Financial Corporation. John has also held senior positions at East Penn Bank and American Bank of the Lehigh Valley.
“John is a key part of our executive management team at New Tripoli,” said David R. Hunsicker, Bank President/CEO. “New Tripoli Bank is a true community bank. With his leadership, we look forward to bringing a strong community banking presence back to the East Penn Market.”
John is a key leader in various community organizations including the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Emmaus Main Street Partners, and Housing Association & Development Corporation. He recently led the bank’s efforts in establishing a New Tripoli Bank Loan Production Office for New Tripoli Bank in the Emmaus Main Street Commons office building in downtown Emmaus.