Dolores M. Lare
Mrs. Lare was appointed as Director in April 2021. Mrs. Lare has more than 35 years of banking experience. Currently, Mrs. Lare is a Partner at Patriot Financial Partners, L.P., a private equity firm focused on investing in community banks and financial services related companies throughout the United States (“Patriot”). Prior to joining Patriot, she served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President for Continental Bank Holdings, Inc. In that role, she was responsible for information technology, risk management, marketing and product development, human resources, loan servicing, compliance, facilities and security. She has held other key executive level positions, including Executive Vice President, Director, Operational and Technology Services at Progress Bank and Chief Operations Officer at Prime Bank. Mrs. Lare started her banking career and held a variety of positions at PNC Bank and its predecessor banks.
Mrs. Lare has served on the boards of various professional and civic organizations during her career. She currently serves as Chairman of the Jackie Agnes Foundation and formerly served as Chairman of the Montgomery County Community College Foundation; both organizations provide financial assistance for education in Pennsylvania. Mrs. Lare earned her BS degree in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University and her MS in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix.