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For Immediate Release

Wayne Bank Hires Pike County Business Lender

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce that Derek Bellinger has joined the Bank as an Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer for the Pike County market. Derek will be working out of the Milford Community Office to serve the needs of local businesses across Pike County

According to Mr. Critelli, “Derek is a great addition to our outstanding team of business lenders. With over 14 years of banking experience and an impressive history of community involvement, he will be a valuable asset to local businesses as he works closely with them to help achieve their financial goals.”

Derek has a Master’s degree from the University of Scranton and is a Leadership Northern Poconos Graduate of the Chamber of the Northern Poconos. He resides in Honesdale with his wife Stephanie and their son Brock. Derek enjoys his volunteer work with Special Olympics Area P where he has volunteered and coached both Basketball and Golf and has volunteered in other Special Olympics sports. He is also involved with the ARC of Wayne County, serves as a Rotarian, served on the board of directors of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce and the board of Wayne County Child Evangelism Fellowship. Derek has coached Stingers youth football in Honesdale, taught high school Sunday school and served as a Deacon at a local church. Derek has also helped conduct mock Interviews for students in several school districts in conjunction with the Wayne County School to Work Committee, read for the Chamber of the Northern Poconos Community Reading day in 2nd grade classrooms, and he has volunteered at Junior Achievement’s Biztown and Finance Park for Wallenpaupack School District for several years. This past March, Derek also helped organize the Harvest America crusade that was held at the Honesdale High School Auditorium.

Wayne Bank is a subsidiary of Norwood Financial Corp., Member FDIC, and is located in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. The Bank has 27 Community Offices serving Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Lackawanna Counties in Pennsylvania, along with Delaware and Sullivan Counties in New York State. The stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol— NWFL.

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