MIDDLE ATLANTIC

First Keystone Financial Inc. of Media, Pa., said Thomas M. Kelly resigned Aug. 15 as its president and chief executive officer.

Mr. Kelly will remain with the $517 million-asset company until Nov. 15.

Donald S. Guthrie, First Keystone's chairman of the board since 2005, will be the interim CEO until a successor is named. Before becoming the chairman, Mr. Guthrie had been the president and CEO since 1993.

 


 Allegiance Bank of North America in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., has hired Dennis P. Ryan as its senior vice president of branch business development and management.

Mr. Ryan was a senior vice president of marketing and administration at Keystone Nazareth Bank and Trust Co. in Bethlehem. (National Penn Bank bought Keystone this year.)

Before joining Keystone he had worked at Premier Bank.

Allegiance Bank has $163 million of assets.

 


 Bridgehampton National Bank, a unit of Bridge Bancorp Inc. in Bridgehampton, N.Y., has promoted Seamus Doyle to senior vice president and Deborah McGrory and hired James J. Manseau as senior vice president and chief retail banking officer.

Mr. Doyle will be the senior lending officer at the $709 million-asset Bridgehampton National. He was a vice president and senior banking officer.

Ms. McGrory will remain the director of human resources, a job she has held as a vice president since 2006. She joined the bank in 2000 as a human resources officer.

Mr. Manseau was a divisional senior vice president and regional manager for Suffolk County at North Fork Bank.


WESTWestern Alliance Bancorp. of Las Vegas has hired Michael Brown as the president and chief executive officer of its Western Alliance Leasing.

Mr. Brown had been an executive vice president and the group head of equipment finance at CIT Group Inc. since 2005. Before that he had worked since 1992 at Wells Fargo & Co., where he had managed regional leasing and equipment financing for 12 states.

Western Alliance Bancorp. has $5.2 billion of assets.

 


 Community Bancorp of Las Vegas has hired Monica Montgomery as a senior vice president and compliance manager for the $1.7 billion-asset company and Mark Hunton as a vice president and commercial loan officer for its Community Bank of Arizona.

Ms. Montgomery had been the senior vice president and director of corporate compliance and governance for First National Bank Holding Co. in Scottsdale.

Mr. Hunton was the Southwestern regional sales director for EverBank, where he originated commercial and real estate loans and provided long-term fixed-rate loan products for commercial investment properties in Scottsdale.

 


 Saehan Bancorp of Los Angeles has promoted Chung Hoon Youk to president and chief executive officer of the $887 million-asset company and its Saehan Bank.

Mr. Youk had been the interim president and CEO and the chief credit officer of Hanmi Financial Corp. since he was rehired Jan. 2. He had resigned as Hanmi's president and CEO in 2003 to become a professor in the University of California System.

He joined Hanmi Bank in 1993 as senior vice president and chief credit officer.

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