Press Releases

Press Releases

MATTHEW A. SWIFT APPOINTED CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AT THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF ELMER

The First National Bank of Elmer is pleased to announce that Matthew A. Swift has been appointed Chief Operating Officer in addition to his responsibilities as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to joining the Bank in March 2018, Mr. Swift served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of Cape Bank.  Prior to Cape, Mr. Swift was Senior Vice President and Controller of First Union Equipment Leasing and Managing Director of First Union’s Capital Markets Group.

Matt relocated to the South Jersey area in 2001 after serving 31 years with First Union and its predecessor banks, First Fidelity and Fidelity Bank, Philadelphia where he began his banking career in 1970.

Brian W. Jones, President/CEO commented, “Matt continues to improve the overall functionality of both our accounting and operations areas.  His dedicated work ethic and attention to detail have resulted in measurable degrees of efficiencies within his department.”

Mr. Swift is a graduate of Philadelphia University and the Bank Administration Institute School of Banking Controllership program. He resides in Cape May Court House, Cape May County, New Jersey with his wife and son. He enjoys volunteering his time as an assistant coach for the Wildwood Little League baseball and football programs.

The First National Bank of Elmer is a national community bank headquartered in Elmer, New Jersey, since 1903 with six branch office locations serving Salem, Cumberland, and Gloucester County. The company’s common stock is traded over the counter and listed on the OTC Markets under the symbol “ELMA”. More information about The First National Bank of Elmer is available online at www.elmerbank.com.

ELAINE MELFE JOINS THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF ELMER AS DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND CORPORATE CULTURE

The First National Bank of Elmer is pleased to announce that on December 16, 2019, Elaine Melfe assumed the position of Director of Marketing and Corporate Culture.

Elaine joins our team after retiring from Capital Bank of New Jersey/Ocean First Bank as a Senior VP for twelve years.  She brings over 45 years of past experiences in numerous banking disciplines and will coordinate and enhance our marketing efforts.

Brian W. Jones, President/CEO stated, “Elaine is a welcomed addition to our team.  The depth of her experiences and her enthusiasm will assist us in achieving our overall marketing objectives.”

“I am very excited to be joining the excellent staff at FNBE.  I can’t wait to meet everyone and start making some memories,” says Elaine.

The First National Bank of Elmer is a national community bank headquartered in Elmer, New Jersey, since 1903 with six branch office locations serving Salem, Cumberland, and Gloucester County. The company’s common stock is traded over the counter and listed on the OTC Markets under the symbol “ELMA”.  More information about The First National Bank of Elmer is available online at www.elmerbank.com.