James O Donnelly, President and CEOHonesdale, PA – On May 9, James (“Jim”) O. Donnelly joined Wayne Bank as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Donnelly has over 30 years of banking experience, most recently with Bangor Savings Bank where he served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.  A well-rounded community banker, he has extensive experience and leadership skills in the areas of commercial lending, retail and mortgage banking, credit, financial management, wealth management, and franchise growth through acquisition and market expansion.

“It is my honor and privilege to be asked to lead an organization with a track record as impressive as Wayne Bank’s,” commented Mr. Donnelly.  “I am so happy to be here as the new President and CEO and it’s been wonderful to receive such a warm welcome from our employees.  I am excited to move Wayne Bank forward by working together with our employees, officers, and Board of Directors to continue to build lasting relationships with our customers, help our local businesses grow and thrive, reinvest in the communities we serve, expand into new markets, and reward our shareholders.”

Mr. Donnelly earned his B.A. from the University of Maine at Presque Isle and his MBA from Post University.  He has a long and distinguished history of community service, including in the areas of healthcare, higher education, and the United Way.  He resides in Wayne County with his wife, Melissa.

Wayne Bank is a subsidiary of Norwood Financial Corp., Member FDIC, and is located in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.  The Bank has 29 Community Offices serving Wayne, Pike, Monroe, Lackawanna, and Luzerne Counties in Pennsylvania, along with Delaware, Sullivan, Otsego, Ontario, and Yates Counties in New York State, including those offices operating under the Bank of Cooperstown and Bank of the Finger Lakes brands.  The stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol— NWFL.

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