Press Release - Maria DiGiovanni
Maria DiGiovanni Joins First Hope Bank
June 1, 2014, Hackettstown, NJ
Maria DiGiovanni has joined First Hope Bank as Vice President and Business Development Officer. In this capacity, DiGiovanni will be responsible for the development of new commercial loan and deposit relationships in Warren County, specifically in the Hackettstown market. DiGiovanni brings over twenty years of banking experience to First Hope Bank. Prior to joining First Hope, Maria served as Senior Vice President of Fulton Bank of New Jersey; formally Skylands Community Bank. She served in the capacity of Consumer Loan Officer, Head of Consumer Lending and most recently, Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Officer.
Maria is currently serving as Mayor of the town of Hackettstown. She is the President of the Hackettstown Regional Medical Center Foundation Board and also serves on the Hackettstown Regional Medical Center Board of Directors and the ARC of Warren County Foundation Board. DiGiovanni is also a member of the Women's Leadership Council of the United Way of Northern New Jersey and the Hackettstown Rotary Club.
“We are delighted to welcome someone with Maria’s vast banking expertise to First Hope,” said Daniel G. Beatty, Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Officer. “Her extensive banking background and her commitment to the community complement a strong winning team of associates, and will certainly benefit the thriving business community in the Hackettstown area.”
First Hope Bank, established in 1911, is a full-service financial institution with locations in Andover, Blairstown, Great Meadows, Hackettstown, Hope and Sparta. Known for its customer service, financial strength and stability, First Hope Bank also offers the sophisticated range of products and services found in large financial institutions including a comprehensive trust and investment division. First Hope Bank's associates strive every day to fulfill the Bank’s motto, “Turning Hope Into Reality.” Visit First Hope Bank’s Web Site at FirstHope.com. For mortgages, visit FirstHopeMortgages.com.