Kim Weidler is the new manager of the Lock Haven office of Northwest Savings Bank at 104 E. Main St., Lock Haven. Edward L. Kifer, senior vice president and manager of the central district of Northwest Savings Bank, made the announcement.
As manager, Weidler is responsible for consumer lending, the business development of deposit account relationships, administration of bank policies and procedures, and customer and community relations. In addition, she will collaborate with Northwest's commercial lending, mortgage loan officers, business services advisers, and financial advisers to develop client relationships.
Weidler joined Northwest in 2001 as assistant manager for the Lock Haven office. In December 2007, she was promoted to manager of the Loyalsock Township office. Prior to joining Northwest she worked for M&T Bank for seven years.
Weidler graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Technology with a degree in business management. She graduated from the 2010 Class of Leadership Lycoming County. Weidler recently was elected as treasurer for the Sugar Valley Concerned Citizens. Prior to her recent assignment, she was a member of the Williamsport Kiwanis Club, and served on the board of Leadership Lycoming County and the Lock Haven Rotary Club.
Weidler resides in Loganton with her husband, Robert.
New vice president
for area bank
Paul Santos has joined Northwest Savings Bank as vice president and manager of the Clinton and Lycoming counties area. Robert Bablak, senior vice president of community banking, made the announcement.
Santos is responsible for consumer lending, the business development of deposit account relationships, administration of bank policies and procedures, and customer and community relations. In addition, he will collaborate with Northwest's commercial lending, mortgage loan officers, business services advisers, and financial advisers to develop client relationships. In addition to his managerial duties, he will have responsibilities of working with Kim Weidler, manager of the Lock Haven office and assisting her in the continued growth in the Lock Haven and Clinton County markets.
Santos has more than 12 years of banking experience and previously served as a branch manager for Sovereign Bank. During his banking career, he has received several awards, attended numerous banking schools, and has been recognized for his sales efforts. Santos served in the Marine Corps for twenty years as a flight equipment manager, and spent the last 14 years as a career recruiter. While in the Corps, he attended several colleges.
Active in the Williamsport community, Santos currently serves as the Secretary of the Lewis Township Planning Commission. He is a member and past president of the Lions Club of Newberry.
Santos resides in Trout Run with his wife, Julie, and five-year-old daughter, Sophia. He also has two adult children, Stephanie and Shannon, and three grandchildren, Larissa, Devon, and David.
Jason Dugan, branch manager and financial adviser in the Montoursville office of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., recently completed the Financial Planner Series for Small Business at the Raymond James Financial Center, according to Patrick Daxon, vice president of Raymond James' Financial Planning Group.
The Financial Planner Series is a professional development program that focuses on retirement planning, income and estate tax planning, risk management and investment options for small business owners and executives. During this series of three multi-day seminars, advisors also gain a deeper knowledge of the technical, computer and administrative aspects of their business to better serve their clients with the highest levels of professionalism and integrity.
"The Financial Planner Series is one of the premier training programs in the country that teaches advisors how to identify, communicate and devise solutions for the financial needs of small business and executives," said Daxon.
The Raymond James Financial Center provides ongoing education and professional training for the firm's more than 6,000 financial advisors. The Institute's wide-ranging curriculum encompasses many disciplines in the financial services industry and is designed to enable the financial advisor to recognize, quantify, illustrate and solve financial problems as the key to providing superior customer service to the client.
Prior to joining Raymond James, Dugan was a financial adviser with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Williamsport.