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Andrew Rice and Melinda Jensen

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For Immediate Release

Wayne Bank Announces New Hire and Promotion at Bank of the Finger Lakes

For Immediate Release

Contact: Kristen E. Lancia, Assistant Vice President


Phone: (570) 253-8594

Wayne Bank Announces New Hire and Promotion at Bank of the Finger Lakes

Honesdale, Pa – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce the addition of Andrew Rice to its commercial lending team in Geneva.

Rice, Vice President of Commercial & Agricultural Banking, will handle the banking needs of commercial and agricultural customers for Bank of the Finger Lakes. He has over 32 years of banking experience handling agricultural, commercial, consumer, and residential relationships.

Mr. Critelli stated, “I am pleased to welcome Andrew to our commercial team at Bank of the Finger Lakes. His extensive experience will be an asset to local businesses across the region.”

Rice’s past community involvement includes being a NYBA agricultural representative, as well as a committee and board treasurer for Cornell CCE.

Rice resides in Canandaigua with his wife, Robin, and they have two adult children.

Melinda Jensen was recently promoted to Community Office Manager of the Geneva office. She is responsible for managing the office to meet and exceed the financial service needs of the community.

Mr. Critelli noted, “Melinda’s financial expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to the Geneva Community Office staff and customers make her well-deserving of this promotion.”

Jensen started with Bank of the Finger Lakes in 2008, and has served in various roles during her tenure. She and her team enjoy helping customers to reach their financial goals.

Jensen is a Girl Scout leader and has been active with Bank related community initiatives, including Toys For Tots, coat drives and food panty collections.

She resides in Stanley with her husband, Matt, and their two children.

Wayne Bank is a subsidiary of Norwood Financial Corp., Member FDIC, and is located in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. The Bank has 30 Community Offices serving Wayne, Pike, Monroe, Lackawanna, and Luzerne Counties in Pennsylvania, along with Delaware, Sullivan, Otsego, Ontario, and Yates Counties in New York State, including those offices operating under the Bank of Cooperstown and Bank of the Finger Lakes brands. The stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol— NWFL.


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