Stroudsburg, PA (September 30, 2019) — ESSA Bank & Trust announced today it has expanded its Information Technology Team in the Stroudsburg market and promoted Maria Kelly in its Wilkes-Barre/Scranton market areas.
Ronald Gaddy has joined ESSA as a Network Engineer. Ronald has over twenty years of experience in business analytics and project management. He has served as a Senior Applications Developer, Production Services Supervisor, and Systems Analyst.
Ron resides in Monroe County and plays in an adult ice hockey league in the Lehigh Valley. He’s been married for over twenty-seven years, has 3 children and 1 grandson.
Alexandros Psitos has joined ESSA as a Network Engineer. Alexandros is a recent graduate of The Pennsylvania State University where he received his degree in Information Sciences and Technology. Prior to joining ESSA, he completed several internships where he was responsible for a team of intern developers.
Jamespeter Hinkle has joined ESSA as a Technology Services Specialist.JP has over thirteen years of experience across multiple information technology disciplines and holds several industry leading certifications. Most recently, he served as Senior IT Specialist for an IT consulting firm and a Level 3 Support Specialist for a regional educational institution.
Ron, Alex, and JP will be based out of the bank’s corporate office in Stroudsburg, reporting to Brian W. Massie, Information & Technology Manager.
Nancy Schrader has joined ESSA as Consumer Loan Processing Manager. Nancy has over 34 years of experience in loan processing, underwriting, and system administration. She most recently served as VP Commercial Fulfillment Team Lead at BB&T. In her new role, Nancy will oversee all processing and document preparation for Mortgage and Consumer Lending,
Nancy is a long-time volunteer with the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Habitat for Humanity and a resident of Schnecksville, PA.
Maria Kelly Branch Manager of ESSA’s Scranton Office will also assume responsibility for the bank’s Wilkes-Barre Office. Maria will now lead both teams in growing existing relationships and servicing customers in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre market area.
Maria and her family reside in West Pittston. She currently serves on the board of Dress for Success Lackawanna, is actively involved in Habitat for Humanity, and regularly volunteers at the St. Francis of Assisi food pantry.
About ESSA Bank & Trust
ESSA Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for its wholly owned subsidiary, ESSA Bank & Trust, which was formed in 1916. Headquartered in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, the company has total assets of $1.8 billion and has 22 community offices throughout the Greater Pocono, Lehigh Valley, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, and suburban Philadelphia areas. ESSA offers a full range of commercial and retail financial services as well as insurance, investment, and trust solutions. ESSA Bancorp Inc. stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market (SM) under the symbol “ESSA.”
Peter A. Gray, Executive Vice President & CBO
ESSA Bank & Trust
200 Palmer Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360