This year is different for the class of 2020, so we want to help make it memorable. We asked our employees to submit family-related High School and College grads, so we can highlight this important achievement. Below you will find spotlights for each of our employee-related graduates along with their future plans.
High School Graduations:
Christopher M. Acampora:
Christopher is a proud Howell High School graduate and son to Mike Acampora, Secondary Marketing and Specialized Lending Manager in our Residential Lending division. In the fall, Christopher plans to attend James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA where he will study Business Finance.
Dakota J. Schick:
Dakota is a proud Howell High School graduate and nephew to Heather Schick, a Cash Management expert in our Commercial Lending division. Dakota plans to attend Brookdale Community College, where he will study Education with hopes to be a Guidance Counselor in the future.
Emily is a proud Brick Township High School graduate and daughter of Jenn Culos, our Brick branch Manager. In the fall, Emily plans to attend Ocean County College, where she will study Nursing. Upon her completion at OCC, she plans to continue her education at Kean University.
Hannah Jaye Patterson:
Hannah is a proud graduate of Brick Township High School and great niece to Charlene Archer, our Point Pleasant branch Manager. In the fall, Hannah plans to attend Ocean County College where she will study Law Enforcement.
Jarrod is a proud graduate of Toms River High School and son to Christine Pruitt, Loan Operations Manager in our Residential division. In the fall, Jarrod plans to attend Leigh University where he will study Bioengineering.
Jordan is a proud graduate of Brick Memorial High School and niece to Melissa Manthey, Universal Banker at our Manasquan branch. In the fall, Jordan plans to attend Ocean County College where she will study Criminal Justice.
Juliana Marie Pellikan:
Juliana is a proud Raritan High School graduate and daughter of Christine Pellkian, a member of our Internal Audit team. In the fall, Juliana will attend Montclair State University where she will study Criminal Justice.
Kaya is a proud Old Bridge High School graduate and stepdaughter to Nicholas Franza, a Credit Manager in our Commercial Lending division. In the fall, Kaya will be attending Monmouth University where she will study Accounting.
Mackenzie A. Warner:
Mackenzie is a proud graduate of Wallkill Valley Regional High School and granddaughter to Lois Flynn, a teller at our Ramtown branch. In the fall, Mackenzie plans to attend The College of New Jersey where she will study both Education and English.
Megan is a proud graduate of Howell High School and daughter to Charlie Mylod, Business Development. In the fall, Megan will be attending The College of New Jersey where she will study Education.
Michael is a proud graduate from Manasquan High School and nephew to Angie Polito, Universal Banker at our Bay Head branch. In the fall, Michael plans to attend Brookdale Community College where he will study Computer Science.
Rachel is a proud Brick Township High School graduate and daughter to Lisa Roettger, Director of Human Resources. In the fall, Rachel plans to attend Stockton University where she will study either Forensic Psychology or Marine Science.
Chase is a proud graduate of Temple University, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management and Insurance. Chase is also the son of Christine Pruitt, Loan Operations Manager in our Residential division. He is actively looking to begin his career in the Insurance or Finance Industries.
Elizabeth is a proud graduate of Rowan University and stepdaughter to Danielle Roselli, our Little Egg Harbor branch Manager. Elizabeth graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science with a degree in both, Business Management and Human Resources. She is actively seeking employment opportunities and is hopeful to secure a position with a Fortune 500 company.
Lindsay graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Conservation Ecology. Within the coming years, she plans to relocate to start her career in marine conservation, which may include endangered species management, naturalist position, climate change initiatives, and ocean plastic pollution and the effects on marine systems. Lindsay is determined to make a positive difference in the world and to the environment around.
Max is a proud graduate of Brookdale Community College and earned an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts. Max is son to Annette Cross, Universal Banker at our Spring Lake Heights branch. Max plans to return to school to obtain his baking certification this fall!
Tyler is a proud graduate of Miscericordia University and son to Lisa Colonno, Client Support and Distribution in our Operations division. Tyler was an exceptional student athlete and started on the Miscericordia Football team for all 4 years. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and was recently accepted into Lebanon Valley College Master’s program where he will study Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
Desmond is son of Jessica Ocampo-Callaghan, AVP BSA Specialist. Desmond is a proud Kindergarten graduate of Bay Head Elementary School.
Madyson is a proud Kindergarten graduate and daughter of Tim Dempsey.
Sloane daughter of Mike Malloy, SVP, Chief Finance Officer, graduated Pre-K / Kindergarten and celebrated with a drive-by graduation. Due to her birthday, this was a bridge class and she will be attending a full year of Kindergarten next year at Lavallette Elementary in September 2020.
Julianna is daughter of Kathrine DeCandia’s, the Universal Banker Supervisor at our Bay Head Branch. Juliana is graduating from the 5th grade at Lanes Mill Elementary School in Brick. She is excited to start Middle School.
Ryan is grandson of Beth Culos, SVP, Commercial Loan Servicing Manager. Ryan graduated from the 5th grade from Ocean Road School in Point Pleasant. He is excited to be promoted to Middle School.
Logan is Cortnie Hudson’s son and a proud 8th graduate of Lake Rivera Middle School. He will be attending Ranney School in the Fall. In the future, he hopes to attend UNC or LSU for college and play baseball.
Aiden is the great nephew of Charlene Archer, VP, Retail Branch Manager at our Point Pleasant branch. Aiden is a proud 8th grade graduate of Lake Riveria Middle School and will be attending Brick Township High School in the fall.
Olivia is daughter of Cyndi Manca, Teller at our Brick Branch. Olivia is proud 8th grade graduate of Veterans Memorial Middle School and will be attending Brick Memorial High School in the fall.
Congratulations to Class of 2020. We wish you much success in your future endeavors!