WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE: VLY), announced today the promotion of Dianne M. Grenz to Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Consumer Banking Officer.
Ms. Grenz joined Valley National Bank in 1995 and has held a number of prominent senior leadership positions over her tenure. She was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2014.
As Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Consumer Banking Officer, Dianne is responsible for directing Valley's Retail Deposit strategy, including product development and distribution channel optimization. In addition, she manages the Bank's marketing communication strategy and public relations in conjunction with the Bank's business line managers. The Bank's 24/7 Customer Service Center reports to Dianne as does the direct marketing and sales of Valley's Cash Value Line of Credit business.
"Dianne has demonstrated herself to be a proven leader and key Executive, performing an integral role in driving Valley's consumer banking strategy and culture," remarked Gerald H. Lipkin, Valley National Bank Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Dianne is engaged with the Board and seamlessly executes strategic initiatives. We are proud to recognize her accomplishments and know that she will excel in her new position."
Ms. Grenz graduated from Centenary College, Summa Cum Laude, with a degree in Marketing and Management and received her Executive MBA in Marketing and Management from the Business School of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Dianne has been involved in many philanthropic organizations as well as serving as a Board Member for both NJ Bankers Association and CUMAC. She also serves as a volunteer for many organizations such as Make-A-Wish NJ, Hospice NJ, NJ Bankers Women in Banking, Cure Breast Cancer Foundation, Paterson Habitat for Humanity and the Rutgers TeamUp Program. She can be reached at 973-305-4005 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Valley National Bancorp is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey with over $22 billion in assets. Its principal subsidiary, Valley National Bank, currently operates 209 branch locations serving northern and central New Jersey, the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, and Florida. Valley National Bank is one of the largest commercial banks headquartered in New Jersey and is committed to providing the most convenient service, the latest in product innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable staff with a high priority on friendly customer service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information about Valley National Bank and its products and services, please visit www.valleynationalbank.com or call our 24/7 Customer Service Center at 800-522-4100.
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