Mark Gueci of Point Pleasant has been named first vice president of commercial lending at The Provident Bank.
In this position, he works in Provident's administrative office in Iselin and oversees a team of commercial lenders serving Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Mercer counties.
The team is responsible for the origination, analysis and underwriting of commercial loans in those areas, as well as building relationships with new and existing clients.
Gueci joined Provident five years ago after serving as vice president in the commercial lending division at Commerce Bank, where he was recognized as a top producing commercial lender.
Prior to that, he held positions with The Bank of New York for 13 years.
Gueci formerly served as a board member of the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce, the United Way of Central Jersey and the East Brunswick Education Foundation.
About The Provident Bank
With $5.1 billion in deposits, The Provident Bank serves its customers via a network of more than 80 branches throughout northern and central New Jersey. The Provident Bank is the wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS), which reported assets of $7.1 billion as of December 31, 2011.