Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank; Tariq Peters, Presidential Award Recipient and Branch Specialist for Wayne Bank’s Monticello Community Office; and Erin Mason, Monticello Community Office Manager.

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For Immediate Release

Wayne Bank Presents Tariq Peters with Presidential Award for Excellence

Honesdale, Pa – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank is pleased to announce that Tariq Peters has been awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence. This prestigious award is presented to Wayne Bank employees who show exceptional levels of dedication and service in their positions with the Bank.

Tariq started his banking career in 2014 as a Teller and has also served as a Customer Service Representative. He currently holds the position of Branch Specialist in Wayne Bank’s Monticello Community Office.

According to Mr. Critelli, “This award is one that gives me great pleasure to present, as the recipient must be nominated by a fellow employee. I am delighted to present the Presidential Award for Excellence to Tariq Peters, for his great enthusiasm, impressive teamwork, and outstanding service to our customers and the local community. Tariq is often positively recognized by his supervisors, co-workers, and customers, which makes him a truly fitting recipient for this award.”

Erin Mason, Wayne Bank’s Monticello Community Office Manager, nominated Tariq, stating, “Tariq is a valuable staff member for the Monticello team and exemplifies and embodies Wayne Bank’s customer and community service philosophy. He frequently goes above and beyond for our customers and to be an upstanding member of the community. Tariq makes an effort to greet every customer and show sincere interest in their needs, and I am confident that Tariq will continue to be a vital member of Wayne Bank.”

Tariq resides in Kerhonkson, NY with his wife, Felicia, and their two cats, Sunny and Louie. He appreciates his position with Wayne Bank because it allows him to help others on a daily basis. Tariq also enjoys producing music, DJing, programming, drawing, filming, editing videos, and spending time with his family and friends.

Wayne Bank is a subsidiary of Norwood Financial Corp., Member FDIC, and is located in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. The Bank has 26 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.ac

PHOTO CAPTION (left to right): Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank; Tariq Peters, Presidential Award Recipient and Branch Specialist for Wayne Bank’s Monticello Community Office; and Erin Mason, Monticello Community Office Manager.

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