Provident Bank Adds Veteran Chief Information Officer

ISELIN, N.J., May 24, 2017 – John Kamin, of Red Bank, NJ, has been named Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer of Provident Bank. In this position, Kamin will be responsible for the management and enhancement of the bank’s technology infrastructure, as well as the strategic oversight of the bank’s third party technology service providers. In addition, he will play an essential role in the ongoing development and deployment of the bank’s digital delivery channels and the innovation of service and product delivery alternatives.

“We are delighted to add John to our executive management team. John’s impressive knowledge of the industry, extensive experience in business technology and enterprise systems, and his expertise in successfully implementing strategy, will greatly enhance our ability to deliver innovative, best-in-class financial services to our customers and clients,” said Christopher Martin, Chairman, President and CEO, Provident Bank.

Prior to joining Provident Bank, Kamin – who has more than three decades of experience in the financial services and information technology industries – was Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer with Old National Bank, a $15 billion institution in Evansville, IN, where he was responsible for the bank’s technology strategy and all technology-related activities. While at Old National Bank, he successfully reoriented IT as a key business enabler, upgraded key infrastructure components, and successfully integrated seven acquisitions and numerous consolidations by instituting new methodologies and efficiencies. Kamin also held senior leadership positions with Wells Fargo, Wachovia, and Advanta Corporation.

“I am thrilled to join the talented team at Provident Bank. The bank has a long tradition of providing the highest level of customer service while delivering innovative solutions to its’ clients. Provident has a solid reputation for consistently delivering strong performance and growth. I look forward to collaborating with my new colleagues to enhance the bank’s offerings and to further engage existing clients and obtain new ones,” said Kamin.

Kamin received a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University. He has a long history of service to non-profit organizations. He served as the board chair of Youth First, board chair of the IT Alliance for the University of Southern Indiana, board member for National Public Radio local affiliate, and as a board member of the American Red Cross, where he served on the Strategic Planning Committee.

About Provident Bank
Provident Bank is a community-oriented bank offering “Commitment you can count on” since 1839. The bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: PFS), with assets of $9.5 billion as of March 31, 2017. Provident Bank provides a comprehensive suite of financial products and services through its network of branches throughout northern and central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. The Bank also provides fiduciary and wealth management services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company.