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SJBA News:

The next scheduled Networking & Dinner Meeting is September 20, 2018 at Tavistock Country Club.  Speaker Harry Srolovitz on The Dark Web – Mysterious? Dangerous?
How to use it to detect and prevent malicious activity before it occurs

Harry has been in the IT industry since 1983, working in IT wholesale distributors developing distribution channel relationships and training computer resellers in NJ, Delaware, Maryland and Eastern PA.

For 30 years, Harry served as CEO for Praxis Data Systems, providing IT networking, infrastructure, security and support services for community banks, insurance companies and small businesses in the South Jersey/Philadelphia region. During these engagements Harry became intimately involved with providing IT security guidance and solutions and assisting clients in aligning internal directives, regulatory compliance requirements and technology lifecycle planning.

After merging his company in 2017, Praxis Data Systems, with Atlantic, Tomorrow’s Office – the regional leader IT services, imaging and document management and one of the largest independent copier dealers in the U.S. – He continues to take a leading role as a Branch manager, technology and security solutions advisor to local Atlantic clients and now bringing Atlantic’s expertise for secure printing and print cost containment into the conversation.

Working with financial institutions for 25 years, Harry has also gained significant experience working with various Core providers, financial security regulatory compliance and the overall operations of financial institutions.

From an IT and Cybersecurity perspective, Harry has regularly engaged with BOD’s, IT steering committees, assisting with FDIC audit preparation and providing guidance with FFEIC regulations and the CAT-Cybersecurity Assessment Tool.

Harry has also been a frequent speaker at various Vendor conferences throughout the U.S., educating IT providers on the expertise and compliance knowledge required to successfully engage with financial institutions-with a primary focus on Cybersecurity.

As an affiliate member of New Jersey Bankers, member of the NJ Bankers Operations & Technology Committee, ICBA and Risk Management Association, Harry continues to focus on the technology and cybersecurity advances relevant to the challenges organizations face with infrastructure design, hardening and security.


Mark Your Calendars – 2018 & 2019 Meeting Schedule:

November 15, 2018 TBD

January 17, 2019 TBD

March 14, 2019 TBD

May 16, 2019 TBD

2018 & 2019 Officers

Please join us in welcoming our newest slate of Officers for the SJBA Board of Directors for 2018/2019. Serving as Board President is Mr. Benjamin Watts, President – Liberty Bell Bank. Serving as Board Vice President is Mr. Erik Larsen, Senior Vice President & Team Leader Business Lending – Investors Bank. Serving as Board Secretary is Mr. Gerald McKee, Senior Vice President & Director of Retail, Cornerstone Bank. Serving as Board Treasurer is Mr. Hugh Arbuthnot, Vice President – Beneficial Bank.

Special “Thanks” to our outgoing Officers and other long-serving board members who have recently step aside. Please see our update SJBA Board Members List below.



The South Jersey Bankers Association (SJBA) is a 40+ year old regional bankers association. The association was formed to provide a forum for bankers to share ideas and address issues concerning the financial services industry. SJBA currently maintains 19 member banks, 18 vendors and 400+ individual members. Well known high profile speakers join us at dinner meetings, where they present their ideas and perspectives. The dinner meetings are also excellent opportunities for bankers and others concerned with the banking industry to network and share ideas. The South Jersey Bankers Association also conducts educational seminars to enhance the member knowledge about specific banking services and strategies.


To remain open to different ideas and connected with our members, community and each other.       

Board of Directors

Frank L. RiederSJBA Executive Director

Benjamin WattsSJBA Board President
President / Liberty Bell Bank
Erik Larsen , SJBA Board Vice President
Senior Vice President / Investors Bank
Gerald R. McKee , SJBA Board Secretary
Senior Vice President / Cornerstone Bank
Hugh ArbuthnotSJBA Board Treasurer
Vice President / Beneficial Bank
Steven Prokop, Immediate Past President, SJBA Board
Senior Vice President / Sun National Bank
Andrew G. Agger 
Senior Vice President  /Fulton Bank of New Jersey
Harold G. Cohen
Esquire / Dilworth Paxson, LLP
Sharon Hammel
Senior Vice President / Republic Bank
Edward C. Hogan
Esquire / Stevens & Lee
David B. Hutchinson
Senior Vice President / 1st Colonial Community Bank
James E. Igo
Chairman, President, CEO  /Delanco Federal Savings Bank
Kevin B. Peterson
President, CEO  /Haddon Savings Bank
Thomas E. Weber, Jr.
Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager / TD Bank, N.A.
Kate Plunkett
Vice President
Delanco Federal Savings Bank
615 Burlington Ave.
Delanco NJ 08075