Traditions Bancorp, Inc. (OTC Pink: TRBK), holding company for Traditions Bank, has announced that Jill E. Gilbert joined the bank’s Board of Directors at today’s board meeting, reflecting the organization’s continued progress toward its strategic vision for profitable and responsible growth and expansion. She has also joined the board of Traditions Bancorp.
Jill Gilbert, CPA, CGMA, is a Partner in the Audit Services Group with RKL LLP, a leading advisory firm offering a wide range of services including tax, accounting, financial management, workforce strategies, private wealth, and technology. With 28 years as a certified public accountant with assurance and advisory experience, Mrs. Gilbert is active in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Council and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), having served as PICPA Past President and member of the Employee Benefits Plan and Local Government committees.
“Jill Gilbert was an early ally, offering valuable insight as Traditions Bank expanded into Lancaster County,” shared Chair of the Board and CEO Eugene Draganosky. “We are delighted to welcome Jill as our newest Director and add her talent for numbers and data to the Audit Committee.”
Traditions Bank President Thomas Sposito added, “As a charter member of our Lancaster Advisory Board, we witnessed Jill’s ability to build relationships. Her alignment with many of the bank’s key target markets makes her a natural fit to enhance our leadership. We are anxious to utilize her talents on an even deeper level.”
Mrs. Gilbert obtained her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Elizabethtown College, where she is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee for the School of Business. She has been named to the Central Penn Business Journal lists for Women of Influence (2018) and Forty Under 40 (2009) and received PICPA’s 40 Under 40 Award (2011). During her career, Mrs. Gilbert has served on numerous nonprofit boards and is currently Board President of Willow Valley Communities.
“Having spent my entire career in Lancaster County, it is intriguing to help build a community bank in my hometown,” said Gilbert. “I work with many nonprofit and community organizations, and I admire the bank’s dedication to philanthropy in the local community in which I live and work. The culture, values, and management style at Traditions Bank align with my own, and I’m excited to join this growing organization.”
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