First National Bank of Elmer Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Matthew Swift is taking on an additional role, and new responsibilities, at the community bank.
On Jan. 7, the First National Bank of Elmer said Swift was appointed chief operating officer and will continue his duties as senior vice president and CFO.
“Matt continues to improve the overall functionality of both our accounting and operations areas,” President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Jones said in a prepared statement. “His dedicated work ethic and attention to detail have resulted in measurable degrees of efficiencies within his department.”
Before joining the Elmer-based financial institution in 2018, Swift served as senior vice president and corporate controller of Cape Bank. Prior to that, he was senior vice president and controller of First Union Equipment Leasing and managing director of First Union’s Capital Markets Group.
Swift began his banking career in Philadelphia in 1970, First National Bank of Elmer said, serving 31 years with First Union and its predecessor banks, First Fidelity and Fidelity Bank.
The First National Bank of Elmer has six branch offices in New Jersey serving South Jersey in Salem, Cumberland and Gloucester counties; as of Sept. 30, 2019, it had total assets of $285 million.