Connie is no stranger to success. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rider University with a degree in Liberal Studies, and was awarded the Pennsylvania Bankers Association Distinguished Service Award in 2014. Experienced in consumer lending mortgages, Connie finds great joy in helping first-time homebuyers prepare for their new home, and always welcomes customers with problem credit scores, as well as those who need budgeting assistance. She loves reading, golf, bowling, and Caribbean vacations.
Melissa has been a Bucks County resident all her life, and is very knowledgeable about the surrounding area thanks to her work history in Montgomery, Lehigh, and Huntington counties. She has been in banking since 1995, holding many positions, including Branch Manager, and specializes in retail and business lending. Because of her active engagement in the community, and involvement with local organizations, Melissa is often able to provide customers with the necessary resources to meet just about any need. She loves spending time outdoors and enjoys hiking, running, and biking.
James has over 30 years of mortgage lending experience, and always takes the time to guide buyers step-by-step through the lending process, from pre-qualification all the way to settlement day. He works closely with his customers, and explains every option and program in order to best meet their needs. For the past 10 years James has been volunteering as a coach and umpire with the Nor-Gwyn Baseball Association. He has a Bachelor of Science in Education from East Stroudsburg University.
Casey "Oche" Bridgeford
Casey leads Penn Community Bank’s residential mortgage lending expansion into Montgomery County. He brings more than 15 years of entrepreneurial experience to the Bank. Before entering the mortgage business, he wore many hats from marketing consultant to international TED speaker. Though new to Montgomery County, he is no stranger to the greater Philadelphia area. An alum of the University of Pennsylvania, Casey is passionate about helping homeowners in Montgomery County to reach their goals by matching them with the right financing for their dream homes.