AJC Unearths Perfect COO for $17 Billion West Virginia Bank

A $17 billion bank headquartered in rural West Virginia faced a daunting challenge: finding a suitable Chief Operating Officer (COO) in a shallow pool of local talent. After unsuccessful attempts to recruit independently and through another search firm, the bank turned to AJ Consultants (AJC), who successfully filled the role in under eight weeks. Let’s…

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A Snapshot of Success

Meet Your New Banking & Finance Recruitment Partner At AJC, we approach banking and finance recruitment in a more thorough, personal way that transcends the transactional. Interested in learning more? Here’s a look at what we’ve been up to. AJC by the Numbers There’s no ceiling on the talent we can source for you. And…

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AJC Completes two C-Suite Searches for DC Green Bank

Via searches carried out by AJ Consultants, DC Green Bank has tapped a new Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer. DC Green Bank is proud to announce. Greg Haygood as their new Chief Financial Officer. In this role, he will bring his outstanding experience to the team to develop a more equitable and sustainable…

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C&N Grows Wealth Reach with AJC

With the assistance of AJ Consultants Danielle Ader, C&N (Citizens & Northern Corporation, NASDAQ: CZNC), has added to the strength of its Wealth division with the addition of Craig Morgenstern as VP & Senior Investment Officer. Morgenstern brings 15+ years of experience in investment strategy, portfolio management and financial planning to C&N. He holds a…

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Exchange Authority CEO Search Completed by AJC’s Berrettini

Exchange Authority advises and educates their clients on the process, creates all required documents, coordinates the Exchange of funds, and provides full reports at the end of the Exchange. In 2008, Exchange Authority was acquired by Fidelity Cooperative Bank, making it a wholly-owned subsidiary of the bank. Learn more by visiting https://exchangeauthority.com/. Exchange Authority appoints Al…

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AJC Midwest Success Story

Original Article can be found here… https://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2023/04/13/illinois-first-bankers-trust-st-charles-county.html An Illinois-based bank plans to open its first office in Missouri, with the goal of tapping into suburban growth in the St. Louis metro area. First Bankers Trust Co. plans to open a loan production office in St. Charles County. A site has not been chosen and it’s…

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President and EVP, Two for the Road…

NEWS PROVIDED BY: Capital Bancorp, Inc. ROCKVILLE, Md., April 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capital Bank is pleased to announce that Steve Poynot, the Bank’s current Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to the position of President of the Bank. In his new role, Mr. Poynot will have overarching responsibility for…

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AJC Completes Chief Lending Officer Search

Hebron, MD — May 17, 2023 — Hebron Savings Bank announced that Brian Gottschalk has joined the Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. Mr. Gottschalk will develop and expand business relationships in the Maryland and Delaware markets. He will lead the team of Commercial Lenders to provide high-quality business solutions, drive service…

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AJC Completes St. Louis President Search

https://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2023/06/16/first-mid-bank-and-trust-hires-new-st-louis-area.html First Mid Bank & Trust hires a new St. Louis-area president The Mattoon, Illinois-based bank named a new regional community bank president in the St. Louis area. The Mattoon, Illinois-based bank announced Friday it has named Bruce Dyck to succeed Chris Frein in the position. Frein jumped in April to Central Bank of St.…

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MutualOne Bank’s CFO Search Completed by AJC’s Berrettini

March 14, 2023 Mark Haranas, Chief Executive Officer of MutualOne Bank, has announced that Joe Regan has joined the Bank as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Regan will be responsible for directing all of the Bank’s finance functions and assisting with the creation and implementation of strategies. He will also provide financial counsel to the Chief…

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