Peoples Security Bank Names Brian Cook as Commercial Lending VP in the Lehigh Valley


BETHLEHEM, Pa. (October 9, 2018) – Peoples Security Bank & Trust has announced the hiring of Brian Cook as Vice President, Commercial Lender. He will be responsible for developing and maintaining commercial relationships throughout the Lehigh Valley region, based out of Peoples Security Bank’s Bethlehem branch and business center at 2151 Emrick Boulevard. 

Cook brings 17 years of financial experience to Peoples Security Bank, having been employed by Lafayette Ambassador Bank for 15 years and holding a variety of positions ranging from Credit Analyst to Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending, Team Leader. More recently, he served as Vice President, Commercial Lender at Unity Bank. 

“We are excited to be adding talented and seasoned financial professional in Brian to better serve our customers in the Lehigh Valley,” said Neal Koplin, Executive Vice President Lehigh Valley and Greater Delaware Valley Region President. “We have experienced outstanding growth in the area, and in order to maintain that momentum we are committed to bringing in the highest quality of employees.” 

A resident of Bath in Northampton County, Cook is involved in VIA of the Lehigh Valley, serving on both the Finance and Event Boards. 

Cook’s employment at Peoples Security Bank is effective immediately and he will report to Jeffrey DrobinsSenior Vice President, Lehigh Valley Commercial Division Manager. 

About Peoples Security Bank & Trust Company 

Peoples Security Bank is a community bank serving Lehigh, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties in Pennsylvania and Broome County, New York through 27 branches. Each office, interdependent with the community, offers a wide range of financial products and services to individuals, businesses, not-for-profits and government entities. 


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