YORK, Pa., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- York Traditions Bank (OTC Pink: YRKB), headquartered at 226 Pauline Drive in York Township, announces the addition of J. Mark Poliski as Chief Credit Officer. The CCO position has been established as part of the Bank's continued growth and succession plan. Earlier this year, Founder, Chairman and CEO Michael Kochenour announced his December 31 retirement as Chief Executive Officer. As of January 1, the CEO role will be assumed by President Gene Draganosky and all credit responsibilities will transition from Draganosky to Poliski.
A graduate of West Chester University, Mr. Poliski's 29-year banking career originated at CoreStates Hamilton Bank where he completed their well-respected Wholesale Bank Training Program. Over the subsequent decades, Mark has served in numerous commercial loan officer and credit officer positions at CoreStates, Lebanon Valley Farmers Bank, Union National Community Bank, and Nova Bank. Most recently, Mark was Middle Market Regional Credit Manager at Santander.
"Mark is a strong fit for the culture and Core Values of York Traditions Bank," remarked Gene Draganosky. "He possesses the competencies, skills, and experiences that make him a superb addition to our team."
Mark shared, "I am thrilled to return to community banking with an organization as deeply rooted as York Traditions. It feels great to be a part of the York Traditions Bank family."
In his role as Chief Credit Officer, Mr. Poliski leads the areas of credit administration and loan administration. As the Bank continues to grow, Mark will offer valuable guidance through the regulatory, competitive, and economic challenges that will impact the lending industry.
To learn more about York Traditions Bank, visit www.yorktraditionsbank.com.
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