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Board of Directors
Frank S. Sorrentino III Chairman & CEO of ConnectOne Bank
Frank Sorrentino III is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of ConnectOne Bancorp Inc. (“Company”) and ConnectOne Bank (“Bank). Mr. Sorrentino was one of the founding organizers of the Bank, has served as Chairman since founding the bank, and has been Chief Executive Officer of bank since 2007. Prior to becoming an officer of the Company and the Bank, Mr. Sorrentino was a builder and construction manager in Bergen County.
Stephen T. Boswell President and Chief Executive Officer, Boswell Engineering
Frank W. Baier Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Continental Grain
Frank W. Baier, Prior to joining the Board of ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. (“Company”) in October of 2012, served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the company from July 2011 through September 2012. He currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Continental Grain Company, a diversified operating and investment company. Mr. Baier has an extensive background in finance, including service as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Independence Community Bank Corp. from June 2001 until September 2005, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association from June until September of 2008, Special Advisor to Washington Mutual from September 2008 until October 2008, Chief Financial Officer of Capital Access Network, Inc from February 2009 until February 2010, and a Partner at Columbia Financial Partners LP, from May 2010 until June 2011. Mr. Baier also currently serves as a Board Member of the Summit Police Athletic League.
Frank Huttle III Executive Vice President and General Counsel Hudson Media Inc. Counsel to the firm of DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick & Cole, LLP
Frank Huttle III was a founding organizer of North Jersey Community Bank. He has over 30 years of experience in the insurance, mortgage banking and real estate industries formerly as a practicing attorney and partner at DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick and Cole, prior to taking his current position, and as a certified public accountant and Partner at Touche Ross & Co. Mr. Huttle has served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel to Hudson Media, Inc., a diversified magazine service and holding company since February, 2010. Mr. Huttle also currently serves as the mayor of the Borough of Englewood, New Jersey.
Michael W. Kempner President and Chief Executive Officer MWW Group
Joseph Parisi Jr. Chairman & President, Otterstedt Insurance Agency; Mayor, Borough of Englewood Cliffs
NOTICE OF EXPIRATION OF THE TEMPORARY FULL FDIC INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR NONINTEREST-BEARING TRANSACTION ACCOUNTS
By operation of federal law, beginning January 1, 2013, funds
deposited in a noninterest-bearing transaction account (including an
Interest on Lawyer Trust Account) no longer will receive unlimited
deposit insurance coverage by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
(FDIC). Beginning January 1, 2013, all of a depositor’s accounts at an
insured depository institution, including all noninterest-bearing
transaction accounts, will be insured by the FDIC up to the standard
maximum deposit insurance amount ($250,000), for each deposit insurance