Meet the Directors and Executive Team
Robert L. Byers – Chairman of the Board
William P. Larkin, Jr. – Vice-Chairman of the Board
E. Richard Aichele III
Peter H. Augenblick
Jeane M. Coyle
Walter H. Cressman
Cheri H. Freeh
Krista Pool Harper
W. Thomas Lomax
Jeffrey A. Naugle
Frederick E. Schea
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jeane began her career in the banking industry in 1983 with First National Bank of Allentown after graduating from Muhlenberg College. In the past 33 years, she has worked at both large and small financial institutions in the Philadelphia region, giving her insight into and understanding of the workings of local, regional and national banks. During this time, Jeane obtained her MBA degree from Saint Joseph’s University. In 2006, Jeane joined First Federal of Bucks County and later, in 2013, she was named President and CEO of the bank. In 2015, she spearheaded the unification of First Federal of Bucks County and First Savings Bank of Perkasie to form Penn Community Bank. Jeane serves on the Board of the Bucks County Opportunity Council, the Board of the United Way of Bucks County, and the Advisory Board of Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County.
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Stephanie started in the banking industry in 1985 at Meridian Bank in Reading and has spent more than 30 years at both large and small financial institutions. Her areas of responsibility have included financial reporting, internal controls, forecasting and planning, profitability analysis, treasury and investments. She is a graduate of Bentley University and is a Certified Internal Auditor. Stephanie has served on the Daniel Boone Area School District Board of Directors and the Berks Career and Technology Center Joint Operating Committee.
Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Officer
Diane holds an undergraduate degree and an MBA from Temple University. Additionally, she completed the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s Executive Leadership Program and the School of Commercial Lending. She is an Accredited ACH Professional. Diane has been working in the banking industry for more than 30 years and has served as Vice Chair for the Bank Operations and Payments Committee of the Independent Community Bankers of America. She is currently Chairman of the Advisory Board for Wellspring Clubhouse, and board member and Treasurer for the Children’s Developmental Program.
Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
Following his graduation from Penn State University, Bob started his banking career in 1978 at New Hope Savings as Treasurer / Controller. At Penn Community Bank, Bob oversees numerous departments that showcase his strengths in commercial lending, risk management and credit. A lifetime resident of Bucks County, Bob has served as Chairman of the Lower Bucks Chapter of the American Red Cross and Chairman of the Red Cross homeless shelter and is actively involved in local scholarship and community service projects with the Lions Club and the Middletown Community Foundation.
Executive Vice President, Chief Relationship Officer
During his 31 years with the company, Todd has contributed to many aspects including branch operations, marketing, lending, human resources and facilities. Todd holds a B.S. in Finance from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and earned an MBA from the University of Phoenix. Throughout Bucks County, Todd is known for his active commitment to the community and maintaining relationships with local nonprofit organizations. Todd is past President and current member of the Perkasie Rotary Club, Board member of the Pennridge Chamber of Commerce and Elder and Finance Chair at the Presbyterian Church of Deep Run.
Michael A. Meeneghan
President, Penn Community Insurance
With more than 30 years of experience in insurance, Michael A. Meeneghan possesses deeply rooted knowledge of a complex industry. Over the course of his career, he has built a proven record of success in setting strategic direction, initiating growth strategies, and building and fine-tuning operations. He oversees the operations of Penn Community Insurance, which offers business, personal, life and health insurance. Michael earned a bachelor’s degree from Springfield College, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He lives in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel
During her more than 20-year legal career, Stephanie has practiced as in-house counsel for several financial institutions throughout the Delaware Valley and with an international law firm in its corporate and securities practice. Prior to practicing law, Stephanie held a number of management and consulting roles in marketing, sales and public affairs. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Villanova University, and a Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law. She serves as a member of the PA Bankers Association Legal Affairs Advisory Committee and on the Board of Directors of the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County.
Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Karen has been in the financial banking field for 38 years. She started her career at Farmers and Mechanics Bank and held various operational and officer positions during her 30-year tenure there. Karen specializes in project management, covering core system conversions, system integrations, information technology platform advancements, deposit operations, business continuity, compliance, vendor management and cyber-crime governance. Karen is a graduate of the Harris School of Business.
Derek P.B. Warden
Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
Derek has been in the financial services and banking business for 32 years, starting his career at Central Penn National Bank/Meridian Bank in Philadelphia. He has worked in branch administration and consumer lending, but the majority of his career has been in corporate banking. For the past 29 years, he has worked in the commercial lending areas of banking as a corporate lender, credit officer, lending manager, and in chief lending officer positions. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
President, Penn Investment Advisors
Christian has more than 20 years of financial industry experience, holding various positions throughout his career. He has worked in a wide range of roles including alternative investment strategist, trader, portfolio manager, financial advisor, business development team leader and senior executive. A graduate of Rutgers University, Christian serves as President of Penn Investment Advisors, is a member of the Investment and Risk Management Committees and directs the various investment strategies of the firm.
Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing
Jacklyn M. Bingaman oversees Penn Community Bank’s strategic marketing and public relations initiatives. She has an extensive background in marketing for financial services companies gained over more than 16 years in a variety of marketing roles at financial institutions in southeast Pennsylvania. Jacklyn’s skills in advertising, digital marketing and strategic brand marketing continue to successfully lead the marketing team to support all brand standards and creative marketing. A graduate of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Bingaman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Marketing.