MANASQUAN, NJ (March 3, 2014) – At its February 12 Board of Directors meeting, NJBankers, the advocacy organization for the NJ banking industry, voted to elect its newest officers. Manasquan Savings Bank is proud to announce that its’ President, James S. Vaccaro, was named Second Vice Chair. Appointees will provide leadership and insight as the organization pursues its initiatives for the fiscal year 2014-2015.
A former board member of the New Jersey Bankers Association, Mr. Vaccaro brings a depth of experience to the position, including more than 30 years in the financial and insurance industries. Prior to taking his leadership role at Manasquan Savings Bank in 2012, he was the Executive Vice President and COO of Springpoint Senior Living, a nonprofit provider of senior housing and health care. He also served as CEO of Central Jersey Bancorp, and has participated on the boards of Monmouth University, Saint Barnabas Corporation, and the Visiting Nurses Association of Central NJ.
“NJBankers advocates on behalf of all of us who strive to create opportunity throughout the state through financial opportunity,” Mr. Vaccaro says. “I am eager to begin my role as Officer and do my part to contribute to the vibrancy of the NJ economy.”
The New Jersey Bankers Association has represented NJ bankers and financial service providers for nearly 110 years, and includes 115 bank members, along with nearly 240 firms that service them. The organization’s primary mission is to represent the industry before state and federal government and regulatory authorities. It actualizes that mission through the establishment of sound business practices and support for a forum that facilitates an exchange of ideas among banking leaders.
Mr. Vaccaro and the other five new appointees will be sworn in on May 3 during NJBankers Second General Session at the 110th Annual Conference.