Valley National Bancorp, the holding company for Valley National Bank, announced it promoted Mitchell Crandell to executive vice president, chief accounting officer.
Crandell joined Valley in 2005 as assistant controller and quickly advanced to controller. Since 2010 he has held the post as chief accounting officer. In this role, Crandell oversees the corporate accounting operations, accounting policy and internal and regulatory reporting for Valley and its subsidiaries.
Crandell’s career spans more than 25 years and includes having held positions in the financial services practice of KPMG LLP, servicing both large and small banking clients. He subsequently held various positions, including the head of financial reporting and controller, at MB Financial Inc.
Crandell is a licensed CPA in New Jersey and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.