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Wyckoff’s Dennis Gibney of Columbia Bank Recognized as 2023 NJBIZ Leader in Finance Awards Honoree

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Chief Financial Officer Columbia Bank. Photo  Courtesy of Columbia Bank

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Wyckoff NJ,  Columbia Bank is proud to announce, Dennis Gibney, Executive Vice President  and Chief Financial Officer, has been selected as a “2023 NJBIZ Leaders in Finance Awards” honoree. Gibney was cited  for his extensive experience in strategic planning, financial institution valuations and mergers and acquisitions. The  distinguished accolade celebrates New Jersey’s top financial executives who contribute to the success of their companies  and communities. A ceremony recognizing the awardees, will take place on April 25, 2023, from 8:00-10:00 AM, at the  Doubletree by Hilton Somerset Hotel and Conference Center, located at 200 Atrium Drive, Somerset, New Jersey.  

Following an open nomination period, honorees were chosen by a panel of independent judges with experience in the  financial field. The selections were based on the nominees’ involvement in their industries and communities, along with  their achievements, energy and innovative ideas. The award categories consist of: Banking, Corporate, Investment and  Professional. 

Following an open nomination period, honorees were chosen by a panel of independent judges with experience in the financial field. The selections were based on the nominees’ involvement in their industries and communities, along with their achievements, energy and innovative ideas. The award categories consist of: banking, corporate, investment and professional. 

With over 25 years of experience in the banking industry, Gibney currently holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. Gibney is a key leader in Columbia Bank’s growth strategy, which includes successfully increasing the company’s asset base from $5 billion to more than $10 billion, and navigating four seamless acquisitions within a five year period. Gibney supports the organization’s developing workforce and serves as the Executive Sponsor of its Young Professionals Employee Resource Group. Prior to joining Columbia Bank, Gibney worked in investment banking for more than 15 years. In the community, he serves as a Board Member of the Phoenix Center, an accredited private school that provides educational, behavioral, and therapeutic services for differently abled students, and is a prior Board Member of the Boy Scouts.

Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, Columbia Bank  has more than 60 full-service branch locations spanning the state of New Jersey, and four regional lending centers. Columbia Bank and its affiliates offer a full suite of consumer and commercial  products, flexible financing options, modern digital banking solutions, as well as title, investment, insurance and wealth  management services. Community impact and customer service continue to be differentiators for the Bank. Columbia  Bank is proud to have nearly 100% employee participation through its “Team Columbia” volunteering program, and was  nationally recognized for “Best Branch Experience.” For more information about Columbia Bank’s complete line of  products and services, visit www.ColumbiaBankOnline.com

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