Powelczyk named senior portfolio manager for Fulton Bank
Michele Powelczyk joined Fulton Bank in August 2022 as a senior portfolio manager. She brings 29 years of commercial banking experience to the bank, having served in various roles in commercial credit.
In her new role, Powelczyk will manage portfolios and credit relationships through underwriting, policy knowledge, credit structuring and risk assessment in complex credit request packages for businesses in the Southern New Jersey market. She is will also be responsible for helping her team achieve sales results and portfolio growth.
For the past six years, Powelczyk served as senior vice president/senior portfolio manager at Ocean First Bank and previously worked as senior vice president/credit risk officer and credit officer at Cape Bank/Colonial Bank. In addition, she has held various positions in Commercial Credit at Sun Bank, United Jersey Bank and Newfield Bank.
“Over the past several years, Fulton has built out its Portfolio Management team in an effort to more effectively manage risk while freeing up the relationship managers to focus on clients and business development. Michele is an experienced banker and is very strong in risk management and credit structuring. The addition of Michele to our Portfolio Management team will accelerate our commercial growth in the Southern New Jersey market,” said Lou Lombardi, senior vice president and regional commercial executive for Fulton Bank. “We’re thrilled to welcome Michele to the Fulton family and are confident that her talent and experience will drive growth and success in this market.”
Powelczyk earned a Bachelor of Arts in business finance from Stockton University. She is based in Williamstown.
Headquartered in Lancaster, Pa., Fulton Bank is a premier community bank in the Mid-Atlantic region. As a subsidiary of Fulton Financial Corp., a $26 billion financial services holding company, Fulton Bank offers a broad array of products and services at more than 200 financial centers across Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. Fulton Bank holds the 15th largest production agriculture commercial bank portfolio in the United States. Fulton Bank seeks to change lives for the better by building strong customer relationships, providing significant community support and empowering more than 3,200 employees to do the same.