Honesdale, PA – Jim Donnelly, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce the promotion of Vincent (“Vinny”) G. O’Bell to Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer.
“Vinny is a talented leader and commercial lender,” remarked Mr. Donnelly. “This promotion is in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the communities we serve, to our employees, customers, and his help in building shareholder value. Vinny’s contributions to the bank makes him deserving of this promotion. His leadership of our commercial loan division was instrumental in the record growth Wayne Bank achieved in 2022.”
Mr. O’Bell joined Wayne Bank in 2016 as a Senior Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer, and Team Leader. He holds a degree in Banking and Finance from Lackawanna Jr. College and is a graduate of the Stonier School of Banking. Mr. O’Bell was recognized by the Pennsylvania Bankers Association (“PBA”) in 2019 for his 40 years of service.
Mr. O’Bell is involved with his community and serves as a Scranton Lackawanna Health and Welfare Board Chairman, a Paul Harris Fellow for the Rotary Club of Scranton, Treasurer and Board Member for the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce. He is also Eucharistic Minister and finance council for the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, and a Finance and Investment Committee Member for the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. He resides in Jessup, with his wife, MaryLynn.
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.