Commerce Bancorp of Cherry Hill, N.J., has hired James R. Sibel as senior vice president of lending in Pennsylvania.Mr. Sibel was chief credit officer, chief risk manager, and an executive vice president at Philadelphia-based Jeffbanks Inc. and its affiliates, his employers for 14 years.

He has more than 30 years of banking experience, including senior positions at Cheltenham Bank in Cheltenham, Pa., and First Pennsylvania Bank in Philadelphia.

At $7.5 billion-asset Commerce he will report to Robert Falese, executive vice president and chief lending officer.

Sun Bancorp in Selinsgrove, Pa., has hired Jonathan Hullick as executive vice president of finance.He will hold the same position at its Sun Bank.

Mr. Hullick was an assistant treasurer at $2 billion-asset BSB Bancorp in Binghamton, N.Y., where he worked for two years. Before that he was a senior capital markets specialist at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. for six years.

He will report to Robert J. McCormack, Sun's president and chief operating officer.

Sun Bancorp has $715 million of assets.

Financial Institutions Inc. in Warsaw, N.Y., has hired John R. Koelmel as chief administrative officer.Mr. Koelmel will also be responsible for its investment brokerage subsidiary, FI Group.

He will report to Peter G. Humphrey, president and CEO.

Mr. Koelmel was the managing partner for six years at KPMG's upstate New York business unit, which includes offices in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and Albany. He had been with KPMG LLP for 26 years.

Financial Institutions Inc. has $1.2 billion of assets. It is the parent company of Wyoming County Bank, National Bank of Geneva, Pavilion State Bank, and First Tier Bank and Trust.


Southwest Bank of Texas in Houston has named Debra J. Innes executive vice president.She will report to Joe Argue, group executive and vice president of the commercial division.

Ms. Innes' responsibilities will not change; she is the manager of the treasury management division.

She joined the bank in 1992 as a vice president of corporate services marketing. Before that Ms. Innes was a vice president of corporate services for First City Texas, where she worked for 12 years.

Southwest Bank of Texas has $3 billion of assets.


Summit Bank in Oakland, Calif., has hired Alan D. Moore as vice president and branch manager of its Walnut Creek financial office.He succeeded Sandy Stinson and will report to Mike Ziemann, the president of the bank.

Mr. Moore was a business development officerat California Federal Bank, where he was primarily responsible for business development in the greater Bay Area. He has more than 15 years of banking experience in Walnut Creek, including positions at Bay View Bank, Sanwa Bank, and First Interstate Bank.

Summit Bank has $139 million of assets.

Imperial Bank in Inglewood, Calif., has promoted Mark Dumas to regional vice president of its Los Angeles Airport regional office.Mr. Dumas was senior vice president and commercial banking officer of the San Gabriel Valley regional office.

In his new job he will manage a team of bankers serving businesses with annual sales ranging from $5 million to $150 million, mostly in manufacturing, distribution, wholesale, and service industries.

Mr. Dumas joined the bank in 1996 as a senior vice president and business development officer of the Los Angeles Airport office, the downtown Los Angeles office, and the San Gabriel Valley office. Before that he was a business development officer at Wells Fargo Bank for the Long Beach and South Bay area. He had also been a vice president and commercial lender at Union Bank of California in Los Angeles.

Mr. Dumas will report to Duke Chenoweth, executive vice president of Imperial's commercial banking division.

Imperial Bank has $7 billion of assets.

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