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For Immediate Release

Vincent O’Bell Inducted into PA Banker Association’s 40-Year Club

Honesdale, PA – Vincent O’Bell, Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer for Wayne Bank, was recently recognized by the Pennsylvania Bankers Association for his 40 years of service to the banking industry.

A new inductee to the 40-Year Club, he was honored at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association Group 3 meeting that was held on October 8 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton, PA.

Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank stated, “We are proud to congratulate Vinny on this admirable achievement. Wayne Bank is fortunate to benefit from his 40 years of experience and commitment to the community, as he helps local business owners throughout the Lackawanna County market realize their financial goals.”

Vinny has served the banking industry in various senior roles for four decades. He holds an associate degree in banking and finance from Lackawanna Jr. College and a graduate degree from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Vinny is very involved with his community and serves as the Scranton Lackawanna Health and Welfare Board Chairman; a Rotary Club of Scranton Paul Harris Fellow, Board Member, and Treasurer; a Carbondale Chamber of Commerce Board Member and Treasurer; a NeighborWorks Board Member and Chairman of the Loan Oversite Committee; a NEPA Alliance Board Member; and a lector, Eucharistic minister, and finance council for the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish. He resides in Jessup, with his wife, MaryLynn.

The Pennsylvania Bankers Association, located in Harrisburg, is the state's leading banking trade association representing an expansive and diverse membership. The Association offers extensive continuing education programs, government relations representation on behalf of the industry, and provides numerous products and services for banks and their employees.

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, Lackawanna, and Luzerne 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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