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Jonathan P. Scalise has been named Executive Vice President, Business Development of Northwest Bank. Steven G. Fisher, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer, made the announcement.
In his new role, Mr. Scalise will be responsible for business planning and direct management of Northwest’s seven operating regions and will work closely with the region presidents to ensure the bank is serving the unique needs of each market while meeting production and revenue goals across its full line of financial products and services. In addition, he will play a key role in the integration of Northwest’s recent branch acquisitions from First Niagara and the execution of a new bank-wide small business strategy.
Mr. Scalise has more than 32 years of experience in the financial services industry. Throughout his career, he’s served in a variety of roles in consumer and commercial banking, retail bank management, retail administration in Western New York and small business lending. Mr. Scalise joined Jamestown Savings Bank, an affiliate of Northwest Bank, in 1998, serving as executive vice president, chief operations officer and president and chief executive officer. Most recently, he served as president of Northwest Bank’s New York Region.
Active in his community, Mr. Scalise serves as vice president of the Board of Directors of Moonbrook Country Club, on the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors of the WCA Foundation, Inc. and is past president of the Board of the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County.
He and his wife, Sally, a retired elementary instructor at Southwestern Central Schools, live in Lakewood, New York.