Personnel

Provident Bank Names Labozzetta President

Other Senior Promotions Announced Afer SB One Merger

Keith Griffin

August 26, 2020

Provident Bank announced a number of key leadership appointments following the completion of its merger with SB One Bank.

Anthony Labozzetta, left, has been appointed to the position of president and chief operating officer. Labozzetta will report to Chris Martin, chairman and CEO, and will be responsible for overseeing the management of commercial banking, retail banking, human resources, marketing and operations. In addition, he will play a key role in the development and execution of the bank’s operational and strategic initiatives.

Labozzetta previously served as president and CEO of SB One Bank and was responsible for sustained growth for the bank. He led the company through two successful mergers and expanded its footprint to 18 locations throughout New Jersey and New York.

Labozzetta joined SB One in 2010 and has more than 25 years’ experience serving the region. Prior to joining SB One Bank, he was Executive Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic Division of TD Banknorth and before that, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Interchange Financial Services.

In addition, the bank announced that Vito Giannola has been appointed to the position of executive vice president and chief retail banking officer. He will lead the branch network, retail operations, and administration. In addition, he will develop and manage the execution of the retail banking division’s overall sales and customer experience strategy.

Mr. Giannola previously served as senior executive vice president and chief banking officer of SB One Bank and was responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the retail branch network, business development and the investment division. He has more than 25 years’ experience in financial services. Prior to joining SB One Bank in 2010, Giannola was a senior vice president, retail market manager with TD Bank.  He has also held senior leadership positions with Chase and First Union Bank.

In addition, the bank announced that Josephine Moran has been appointed executive vice president, chief corporate services & consumer lending officer. Moran will assume leadership of residential & consumer lending sales and production, corporate cash management, non-insured investments, government banking, merchant processing, payroll services, and small business lending. In addition, she will oversee the development and implementation of strategies to drive production and revenue in these key business areas.

Moran joined Provident in 2018 and most recently served as executive vice president and director of retail banking, where she was responsible for leading the overall sales and customer service strategy for the retail branch network, as well as driving results for the bank’s investment services, small business and residential and consumer lending areas.

Moran has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services.  She served as senior vice president, regional manager, retirement services director with Webster Bank, where she provided leadership and strategic direction to the western region of Webster’s Investment Services. Prior to that, she held senior leadership positions with Columbia Bank, Santander, Wells Fargo, and Wachovia.

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