Liberty Bell Bank President and CEO, Benjamin Watts announced that John Herring has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of the Bank. Mr. Herring previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer.
“John is a valued member of the management team and his ability to establish and maintain relations with our customers is an example of excellence for all in the bank to follow,” said Watts. “He has been instrumental in helping to stabilize the Bank, grow the loan portfolio, and position us for future profitability.”
John plays an active role in numerous community organizations and is currently the President of the Rotary Club of Moorestown and the President-Elect of the South Jersey Chapter of the Risk Management Association. He also serves on the Finance Committee of Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice, Mt. Laurel, NJ.
Mr. Herring joined the bank in 2004 as Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2005. He became the Chief Lending Officer in September of 2008. John graduated magna cum laude from Mount Saint Mary’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and has thirty-three years of commercial banking experience in Southern New Jersey.