First Hope Bank welcomes Maria DiGiovanni as Vice President and Business Development Officer. In her new role, Ms. DiGiovanni will be responsible for the development of new commercial loan and deposit relationships in Warren County, specifically in the Hackettstown market.
DiGiovanni brings with her over 20 years of experience in banking. Prior to joining First Hope Bank, she served Fulton Bank of New Jersey, formally Skylands Community Bank, as Senior Vice President. She also served in the capacity of Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Officer and Consumer Loan Officer, Head of Consumer Lending.
The Bank looks forward to working with DiGiovanni. Daniel G. Beatty, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, commented, “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.”
DiGiovanni is active serving the local community. At present, DiGiovanni is serving as Mayor of Hackettstown. She is 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. Also, she is a member of the Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of Northern New Jersey and the Hackettstown Rotary Club.
About First Hope Bank
Established in 1911, First Hope Bank is a full-service financial institution with locations in Andover, Blairstown, Great Meadows, Hackettstown, Hope and Sparta. It offers a sophisticated range of products and services found in large financial institutions including a comprehensive trust and investment division. Visit First Hope Bank’s website at www.firsthope.com.