Jun 2, 2023

Affinity closes loop on succession plan

John McHugh was named chief financial officer, taking on the role previously held by now-President and CEO Kevin Brauer.

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Jun 1, 2023

Cross River, paymints.io partner to modernize real estate transactions

According to the partners, the collaboration will provide stakeholders with a payment platform that enables them to move money swiftly, conveniently and in line with individual preferences.

Edward O’Connell is the 2023-24 board of trustees president for the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Jun 1, 2023

NJCPA names O’Connell trustees president for 2023-24

Currently audit partner in the Technology and Life Sciences practice at WithumSmith+Brown, Edward O’Connell plans to focus on growing the accounting talent pipeline.

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City.
Jun 1, 2023

Rebranded private lending conference coming to AC

The former Pitbull – now NPLA – Conference will offer networking, education and entertainment over three days.

Wells Fargo and Operation HOPE Inc. have opened their HOPE Inside centers to four additional markets: Newark, Philadelphia, Minneapolis and Gallup, N.M.
May 31, 2023

Wells Fargo opens free financial coaching center in Newark

The site is an initiative with nonprofit Operation HOPE Inc. aimed at making banking education and guidance more accessible.

May 31, 2023

Republic First Bank names new board chairman

Andrew Cohen's appointment comes amid a proxy fight that picked back up earlier in May when the institution announced it would pause a planned $125 million capital raise.

May 30, 2023

Invest Newark receives prestigious worldwide accreditation

The International Economic Development Council noted the Brick City-based organization is one of just 74 to earn the distinction.

May 25, 2023

Celsius announces winning Chapter 11 bidder

Fahrenheit LLC will provide the capital, management team and technology to establish and operate a new company.

May 24, 2023

Mid Penn Bank completes $43.7M acquisition of Brunswick Bank

The move extends the footprint of the buyer into Middlesex and Monmouth counties.

Jersey City approved an expansion to the Liberty Science Center.
May 23, 2023

Bank of America ‘loans’ senior tech leader to Liberty Science Center

West Windsor-native Pragna Mehta, BofA's TechStart Pathways program manager, will serve as LSC's full-time, interim data and analytics strategist for a set period of time.

Unity Bank is opening a new full-service branch in Lake Hiawatha, the community bank’s first location in Morris County and third new retail banking site since December. The new branch will open this summer at 66 N. Beverwyck Road.
May 23, 2023

Unity Bank opening 1st Morris County branch

Bank President and CEO James Hughes called the new location in Lake Hiawatha “a logical expansion of our retail service footprint.”

May 22, 2023

Bank of Princeton, Noah Bank finalize $25.4M merger

The surviving financial institute now operates 30 banking offices, with 22 branches in New Jersey.