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Jeff Bank announced that at its Organizational Meeting held on Tuesday, February 26, the Board of Directors promoted Heinrich Strauch to the role of Vice President and Patricia Olsen to the role of Assistant Vice President.

Mr. Strauch has been with Jeff Bank since 2015. Mr. Strauch currently serves as a Commercial Lender located in the Bank’s Liberty branch and is the Treasurer for the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, the Treasurer of the Emerald Corporate Center EDC, and a Fellow of the Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress.

Mrs. Olsen began her career with Jeff Bank in 2002 in the Bank’s Origination Department and is currently the Commercial Loan Administrator.

Mrs. Olsen serves on the Town of Callicoon Farm Advisory Board.

“We are very fortunate to have Heinrich and Patricia on the Jeff Bank team,” stated George W. Kinne, Jr., President and CEO. “Their continued growth and contribution will help greatly in the continued success of the Bank.”

Jeff Bank is an independently owned bank that is headquartered in Jeffersonville, NY and was founded in 1913. The Bank is an FDIC insured corporation that provides deposit and lending products in eleven full-service branches throughout Sullivan County and one branch in Orange County.