Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Kevin Runyon to the position of Executive Vice President - Information Technology. Runyon is responsible for leveraging emerging technologies in support of the bank’s strategic direction with the goal of ultimately solidifying Peapack-Gladstone Bank as a leader in products, services and innovation within the banking industry.
A resident of Wall Township, NJ, Runyon brings with him 34 years of knowledge and experience in the banking technology industry. Recently serving as a managing director of All Covered, a Division of Konica Minolta in Cherry Hill, Runyon was responsible for the development and delivery of technology and IT compliance-related services to over 100 banks across the country.
Throughout the years, Runyon has held senior-level information technology positions with United Computer, OceanFirst Bank, CoreStates Bank and National State Bank of Elizabeth with a focus on technology issues that affect the bottom line of business. With an in-depth knowledge of infrastructure technologies complemented by strong problem solving, analytical, organizational and team-building skills, Runyon is especially suited to take on the challenge and responsibility in the innovation and advancement of Peapack-Gladstone Bank’s information technology base.
Runyon is a member of the North Jersey Bankers Association, New Jersey Bankers Association and Pennsylvania Bankers Association.
Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: PGC) is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $2.25 billion as of March 31, 2014. Founded in 1921, Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a commercial bank that provides innovative private banking services to businesses, non-profits and consumers which help them to establish, maintain and expand their legacy. Through its private banking locations in Bedminster, Morristown, Princeton and Teaneck, its wealth management division, and its branch network and online platforms, Peapack-Gladstone Bank offers an unparalleled commitment to client service, according to the bank.